Boys and girls are more likely to depict women as scientists today than 50 years ago, a new study finds. But as students progress through grades, their views of scientists mirror common stereotypes.
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May 17, 2017
The skills needed for technical careers have changed significantly, and education programs need to do more to support evolving technical education, according to a mammoth new report on career education by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.
February 01, 2017
They were slightly more likely than students without a disability to attend two-year rather than four-year colleges.
December 06, 2016
U.S. teenagers have flatlined in international assessments of science and reading, and declined in math.
November 30, 2016
Gender gaps are closing worldwide, but the devil is in the details for the United States.
November 29, 2016
The Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study releases new results for 2015.
August 19, 2016
The possibility of helping your own community can spur students from underrepresented groups to study science, a new study finds.
May 16, 2016
Can it really make a difference whether that class assignment is on a screen or printed out? Yes, finds new research.
April 11, 2016
A science curriculum using toy cars helped engage girls and special education students in physics learning, finds a study presented at AERA.