Yesterday, the Oregon state board of education voted unanimously to adopt the Next Generation Science Standards.
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March 07, 2014
February 10, 2014
A new classroom tooland its associated curriculabuilds on the idea that big history is worth teaching at all levels.
February 10, 2014
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.
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 27, 2014
Kentucky lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow students to take computer science to satisfy a foreign-language requirement.
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.
December 13, 2013
In the United States, there was no statistical difference between boys' and girls' scores in either math or science on the 2012 PISA test.
July 16, 2012
A $500,000 grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York will help to develop a network of STEM-themed schools in North Carolina with a focus on biotechnology and agriscience.
June 22, 2012
School districts with a combined annual purchasing power of $2 billion band together to demand instructional materials from publishers that reflect the common standards.