A new survey reveals the need for classroom innovation beyond the implementation of digital tools for enhanced student learning and interest in science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, careers. Twenty-nine percent of high school boys said they were very interested in pursuing a career in STEM areas while only 19 percent of girls had the same ambition.
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April 08, 2014
April 07, 2014
Preliminary results of a survey of California high school teachers suggest that poverty-related challenges lead students at low-income schools to receive half an hour less instructional time per day than their peers in higher-income schools.
March 20, 2014
Sixty-eight percent of district technology officials plan to delay or defer maintenance upgrades of technology and contracts, a survey by the Consortium for School Networking shows.
February 19, 2014
When asked about the most important long-term goals of education, voters place the highest value on building character rather than building the economy. And most don't know what the common core is.
January 08, 2014
Washington-based think tank the Brookings Institution released its annual report ranking 107 school districts based on how well school choice can thrive.
January 07, 2014
Americans favor smaller class sizes and technology over education reforms such as vouchers and merit pay, says a new survey.
January 03, 2014
New York City education chancellor selected, North Carolina teachers' attitudes toward vouchers revealed, and implications of Indiana's pre-K vouchers outlined.
October 22, 2013
The United States lacks eligible job candidates with STEM degrees, in spite of rising demand, according to Bayer's latest Facts of Science Survey.
September 06, 2013
Math is the top pick of U.S. adults asked to name the "most valuable" subject they studied in school, according to new Gallup data. Meanwhile, science is more popular than when the question was posed a decade ago.
August 22, 2013
If surveys and the resulting process do not build relationships between the school and community through leadership, then there is no gain.