Students in high-poverty schools get subpar science labs and equipment and fewer opportunities to enroll in physics, calculus, and computer science.
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July 11, 2017
May 08, 2017
The Smarter Balanced test group announced today it has partnered with Desmos, a company that created a free online graphing calculator that is giving Texas Instruments a run for its money.
May 04, 2017
A research effort examines how teachers can use children's literature to teach math.
May 03, 2017
New York state is considering adopting a new set of K-12 reading and math standards that differ somewhat from the Common Core State Standards, which have had rocky reception in the state since they went into place in 2010.
April 22, 2017
Thousands of scientists, educators, researchers, and science-lovers gathered on the National Mall this morning to bring attention to the importance of STEM education and advocate for fact-based policy making.
April 14, 2017
High school juniors and seniors who participated in a prestigious national math competition said they tend to study alone and to learn best when they grasp underlying concepts.
March 27, 2017
About one in three teachers nationally are using the free online materials, but which teachers are these and how are they using them?
March 23, 2017
A new effort from the folks at EdReports.org seeks to help California districts whittle down their curriculum choices.
March 14, 2017
This year marks the 30th annual celebration of Pi Day, which was founded by a physicist at the Exploratorium.
March 03, 2017
Ken Krehbiel, who has been serving as acting executive director for the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics since October 2016, has been selected as the organization's new executive director.