Five cities, including Dallas, Los Angeles, and Pittsburgh, are launching citywide initiatives this summer aimed at providing more young people with opportunities to learn after the school year ends.
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June 12, 2014
March 27, 2014
New research suggests that parental help with homework may be doing more academic harm than good.
March 23, 2014
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.
March 18, 2014
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 29, 2014
On Tuesday, for the first time in the history of college sports, a group of football players from Northwestern University began the process of attempting to become unionized.
January 17, 2014
A town hall discussed the benefits of STEM competitions in interesting students in the subjects.
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.