The multinational energy corporation is launching an effort to improve science, technology, engineering, and math education and training in rural Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Ohio.
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October 22, 2014
October 21, 2014
Students in New York state will soon have the option to replace one of the history exams now required for graduation with a career-focused art or science exam.
October 09, 2014
The nonprofit is attempting to raise $5 million through the crowd-funding site Indiegogo to help introduce 100 million students to computer coding.
September 09, 2014
The American Association of Chemistry Teachers, which is billing itself as the "first national chemistry association for K-12 teachers," is officially up and running as of this month.
September 03, 2014
Starting this school year, students as young as 5 in England will be required to learn computer programming, reports the BBC.
August 15, 2014
Since the common science standards were finalized in April 2013, 12 states and the District of Columbia have adopted them.
August 14, 2014
For the first time since it was established 78 years ago, the prestigious Fields Medalviewed as the Nobel prize of mathematicswas awarded to a woman.
July 22, 2014
Doubling up on math classes for a year may help middle school students in the short-term, but the benefits of doing so depreciate over timeand are likely not be worth the price of missing out on instruction in other subjects, according to a new study.
July 22, 2014
A Johns Hopkins University professor argues that high schools should stop teaching calculus, and instead teach computer science and statistics.
July 09, 2014
On July 9, the New Jersey education department announced that the state board had adopted the common science standards, making it the 12th state to do so.