New York has redesigned its Regents algebra test, which students must pass to graduate, to align to the common core. And the scores have consequently plummeted.
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December 01, 2015
November 17, 2015
Boys are more confident than girls in their ability to learn computer science, and more likely to believe they'll have a job one day in which they'll use the subject, according to new survey results from Google and Gallup.
November 13, 2015
This December, in conjunction with Discovery Education and the NFL Players Association, EA Sports will release a special version of "Madden" that aims to teach math and science to 5th through 9th graders.
November 12, 2015
A new benchmark to measure students' readiness for first-year college courses expected for majors in STEM fields shows that only 20 percent of high school students meet that mark.
November 10, 2015
With the additions of Connecticut and Michigan, one-third of states have now officially adopted the Next Generation Science Standards
November 02, 2015
Last week, a fire broke out in a chemistry class at a Fairfax, Va. high school, sending five students to the hospital with chemical burns.
October 20, 2015
Several hundred "space buffs," including students, teachers, and astronauts, gathered on the White House's South Lawn for an evening of stargazing.
October 13, 2015
Want to see teachers using the common science standards in their classrooms? Check out these new Teaching Channel videos.
October 12, 2015
Even a few conversations about math each week can boost students' math growth, a new study suggests.
October 09, 2015
The STEM Education Act of 2015 was signed into law today.