On Sunday's edition of NBC's Meet the Press, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan called for college coaches' and athletic directors' pay to be tied to the academic performance of student-athletes.
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If the 2014 NCAA men's basketball tournament was based solely on academic performance, we'd be hearing no shortage of "Rock...Chalk...Jayhawk!" chants across the country over the coming weeks.
February 25, 2014
NASA launched a new online video series on Monday aimed at using sports to teach science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) subjects.
February 04, 2014
Kansas elementary and middle school students who met certain physical-fitness benchmarks were considerably more likely to exceed reading and math performance standards.
January 09, 2014
In honor of the 2014 Winter Olympics, NBC Learn and the National Science Foundation launched a free online video series called "Science and Engineering of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games."
December 30, 2013
While the year 2013 didn't have anything as momentous as the 40th anniversary of Title IX when it came to K-12 sports, there wasn't exactly a shortage of news, either.
December 12, 2013
A new app uses real data from the National Basketball Association (NBA) and Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) to teach students math.
October 31, 2013
"At this point, learning to code is simply about understanding how the world functions," Chris Bosh writes in a guest opinion piece for Wired.org.
October 27, 2013
After sustaining a concussion, a student-athlete may need to be eased back into his or her normal academic routine, suggests the American Academy of Pediatrics.
October 03, 2013
In The Atlantic, two education researchers highlight studies about the positive relationship between school-sponsored sports and academic success.