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June 10, 2014

A Tool for Comparing States' Educational, and Economic, Performance

The National Science Foundation has created a data tool that allows for state-by-state comparisons of indicators of academic achievement, research and development, and economic growth.

October 22, 2013

NSF Grant to Help Connect Pittsburgh Teachers With Mathematicians

Pittsburgh Public Schools is getting $8 million from the National Science Foundation to improve math instruction at the secondary level.

September 27, 2013

NSF Grant to Promote Scientific Research Activities in Schools

A new grant from the National Science Foundation seeks to boost science education by allowing students and teachers to engage in research.

August 05, 2013

Math Initiative in Omaha Gets $5.5 Million From Two Foundations

Two Omaha-based foundation are providing $5.5 million over three years to improve math instruction through graduate coursework for educators.

February 28, 2013

STEM Research Initiative Brings Together U.S., Finland

Researchers in both nations are teaming up to explore innovative approaches to improved STEM learning at K-12 and higher education.

February 06, 2013

NSF Chief to Quit Post and Take Helm at Carnegie Mellon

Subra Suresh will leave the NSF at the end of March, cutting short his six-year term at the federal agency.

February 28, 2011

Joan Ferrini-Mundy Tapped to Lead NSF's Education Research

Joan Ferrini-Mundy has been appointed the assistant director for the National Science Foundation's Directorate for Education and Human Resources, the section responsible for the majority of the NSF's research into learning.

October 11, 2010

NSF, Education Department Build Closer STEM Ties

New leadership at the National Science Foundation may spur an interagency plan to improve the nation's STEM education.

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