At the annual National History Day competition going on at the University of Maryland this week, 3,000 middle and high school students showcased original historical research, presenting and defending their exhibits, papers, performances, websites, and documentaries for panels of judges.
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June 20, 2014
June 06, 2014
Starting in the spring of 2015, ACT exam results will include new indicators on students' career readiness and ability to understand complex texts.
April 25, 2014
School leaders like the integration of career and academic work, professional development and personalization seen in many of the 24 high school grant winners from the Youth CareerConnect competition.
April 07, 2014
Top assistant principals from across the country lobbied their representatives to support technology, professional development, and the common core.
March 14, 2014
Here's a look at what the revisions to the SAT mean for the math portion and what two math experts think of the changes.
February 26, 2014
A new survey of business leaders finds just 1 in 10 strongly agree that colleges are graduating students with skills to meet their business needs.
February 06, 2014
Nearly one in 10 high school graduates showed preference for STEM-type activities but indicated they had no interest in a STEM career, according to a new report.
January 13, 2014
At a congressional hearing, the heads of STEM education programs and high school students discussed private-sector efforts to engage young people in the STEM fields.
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.
August 02, 2013
As noted Wednesday on EdWeek, I recently visited GPS Education Partners, a high school manufacturing apprenticeship-based program serving students in Southern Wisconsin. We invited the folks from Edvisions Schools and Jobs for the Future to join a conversation about alternative and competency-based learning. The experts listed eight key strategies