Next week is National Engineers Week, and a variety of events are planned, including a day devoted to encouraging girls to think about engineering as a career.
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February 11, 2014
February 06, 2014
Nearly one in 10 high school graduates showed preference for STEM-type activities but indicated they had no interest in a STEM career, according to a new report.
February 03, 2014
A working paper by the Noyce Foundation highlights 15 promising collaborations between K-12 schools, extended-learning programs, and outside organizations that aim to further STEM education.
January 31, 2014
With a 14 to 1 vote, the Texas Board of Education officially dropped Algebra 2 as a graduation requirement for most high school students.
January 27, 2014
Kentucky lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow students to take computer science to satisfy a foreign-language requirement.
January 24, 2014
Illinois is well on its way to joining eight other states and the District of Columbia in adopting the Next Generation Science Standards.
January 16, 2014
An investigative piece in Slate claims that a Texas charter system with 65 schools is teaching creationism and other unconstitutional, religiously driven lessons.
January 16, 2014
Of the 35 sets of instructional materials submitted for possible consideration, the state board of education adopted 31.
January 13, 2014
At a congressional hearing, the heads of STEM education programs and high school students discussed private-sector efforts to engage young people in the STEM fields.
January 10, 2014
A new analysis shows deep racial and gender divides in test-taking patterns in Advanced Placement computer science.