The website ScienceDebate.org asked the presidential candidates to lay out their views on 20 science-related topics. Here's what Clinton and Trump said on two that affect K-12 education.
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September 26, 2016
September 20, 2016
The Montana board of education voted to adopt a new set of K-12 science standards, which closely resemble the Next Generation Science Standards that 18 states have adopted.
September 15, 2016
A new report shares its vision for lifelong, equitable STEM education in the United States.
September 14, 2016
With its eight years in the White House rolling to a close, the Obama administration is continuing to beat the drum on improving K-12 science, technology, engineering, and math educationwith particular attention to computer science.
September 13, 2016
Twenty states now require that high school students be allowed to count a computer science course as a math or science credit toward graduation, according to a new report from the Education Commission of the States.
September 07, 2016
Three-quarters of 12th graders attend schools that offer statistics courses, but less than a quarter of students actually take them, according to a recent analysis of national data.
August 19, 2016
What would it feel like to take a bus tour across the surface of Mars? Some middle school students will have the chance to find out.
August 18, 2016
The Arkansas education department announced a computer science enrollment contest in the hopes of getting more students to take the subject, which is now offered at all high schools in the state.
August 16, 2016
A new analysis of NAEP data shows that just 22 percent of 12th graders say they've ever taken a computer science course, and more than half attend high schools that don't even offer one.
August 12, 2016
Achieve, the group that spearheaded the development of the Next Generation Science Standards, recently released examples for how to "bundle" the science standards, or group them together to create units.