The White House describes it as money for grants to states to improve teaching and learning in the subjects.
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February 01, 2010
January 28, 2010
Experts this week discussed the importance of math learning in early childhood at a gathering on Capitol Hill.
January 27, 2010
Utah's governor calls for sustained emphasis on STEM education.
January 26, 2010
A new study suggests that female teachers' anxiety about math can infect female students with the idea that boys, but not girls, are good in math.
January 25, 2010
The mass migration from Chicago to Washington sparked by President Obama continues, it seems. We're a little behind the times on this one, but Michael C. Lach, who previously oversaw high school curriculum and instruction in the Chicago public schools, in November joined the U.S. Department of Edu...
January 21, 2010
A key House committee is gearing up to reauthorize the America COMPETES Act, which promotes STEM education.
January 20, 2010
Arkansas finds that 58 high schools gave inflated grades to 20 percent or more of their students.
January 19, 2010
The common academic standards in math are still in the nonpublic draft stage, but that doesn't stop people from talking about them. They were the featured topic of a panel discussion at the annual joint meetings of the American Mathematical Society and the Mathematical Association of America in San ...
January 15, 2010
A new video series explains the science by the athletic feats in the Winter Olympics.
January 14, 2010
President Obama has repeatedly sought to highlight his support for improving "STEM" education, including at an event last week. But a look at one particular measurethe value it's assigned in the federal Race to the Top competitionraises questions about how high a priority the issue is fo...