A new study finds that even among motivated students taking part in a financial-literacy competition, their level of knowledge is weak.
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September 05, 2012
August 30, 2012
There's nothing like a presidential campaign to help generate interest among young people in civics and participatory democracy. And so the timing seems good for a new civic-learning initiative being rolled out this year in the Chicago school district, with support from several private foundations....
August 29, 2012
The Kennedy Center will work with a local arts team in Iowa City to help develop a plan to expand and improve arts education.
August 28, 2012
The criteria for recognizing programs include targeting a compelling need and offering STEM content that is challenging and relevant to young people.
August 23, 2012
America's small set of selective public high schools get a closer look in a new book, which examines what these schools have to offer and whether more should be created to serve the nation's academic high-flyers.
August 21, 2012
The private grants in Washington state will support a variety of initiatives to improve STEM learning.
August 17, 2012
Climate-change education in schools and communities is getting a boost from a new set of grants from the National Science Foundation.
August 16, 2012
The high-profile organization best known for its free math videos is now offering a new platform focused on computer science education.
August 13, 2012
The Coeur d'Alene school board in Idaho has voted to remove the IB diploma program from a local high school, citing the cost and other concerns.
July 31, 2012
Analysts say it's not yet clear how influential the new set of 'publishers' criteria for the common-core math standards will prove, but the document appears to be drawing serious attention.