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February 08, 2018

Texas Dropped Algebra 2 as a Requirement. Its Schools Didn't

The first cohort of 9th graders to enter under the new policy didn't have lower rates of Algebra 2 completion.

January 18, 2018

A Look at Science and Engineering Indicators in the U.S.

The National Science Foundation's biennial statistical collection helps put U.S. math and science education efforts into context.

December 22, 2017

Can a High School Math Class Help Students Avoid Remediation in College?

Kansas high schools are piloting a yearlong math course that aims to save students time and money once they enter college.

December 01, 2017

Can We Better Define and Identify 'STEM Deserts'? This Nonprofit Is Going to Try

A coalition led by the National Math and Science Initiative wants to firm up a definition and better target communities with fewer STEM education opportunities.

November 29, 2017

Can Computer Science Replace Algebra 2?

Ohio lawmakers are considering legislation that would let high school students replace the Algebra 2 graduation requirement with an advanced computer science course.

August 24, 2017

Can an 'Open' Math Curriculum Compete With Commercial Publishers?

A middle school math curriculum created under an open license goes live—and its creators want it to give the big publishing houses a run for their money.

August 11, 2017

Alabama Will Keep Its Common Core Standards--For Now

Board members didn't act on a resolution to revoke Alabama's version of the Common Core State Standards.

July 11, 2017

'STEM Deserts' in the Poorest Schools: How Can We Fix Them?

Students in high-poverty schools get subpar science labs and equipment and fewer opportunities to enroll in physics, calculus, and computer science.

May 08, 2017

Smarter Balanced to Embed Desmos Online Graphing Calculator In Math Tests

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

When Children's Books Also Tell Stories About Math

A research effort examines how teachers can use children's literature to teach math.

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