A new collection of state-by-state reports on STEM learning issued today finds that in nearly every state, elementary students are getting less instructional time for science than they did in the mid 1990s, and that many students lack access to rigorous STEM courses.
Recently in Math and Science Category
September 12, 2012
September 11, 2012
Tennessee's push to implement the Common Core State Standards is getting support from a new statewide coalition that includes leaders in business, education, and other sectors.
September 07, 2012
Mainstream news media coverage of the common standards begins to spread information--and concerns--about the new expectations.
September 06, 2012
A new batch of 'Innovation Fund' grants announced this week by Georgia's governor features a strong emphasis on STEM 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 22, 2012
An annual poll of Americans' views on public education finds divided support for the common standards.
August 21, 2012
The private grants in Washington state will support a variety of initiatives to improve STEM learning.
August 20, 2012
One of the state groups designing tests for the common standards released a flurry of sample items that offer an idea of what the tests might look like.
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.