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February 26, 2015

Arkansas Gov. Directs High Schools Offer Computer Science Classes

Arkansas schools will be required to offer computer-science classes in the 2015-16 academic year, under a new law.

February 13, 2015

STEM Gender Gap in K-12 Evolving, Data Show

The gender gap in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics may be starting to turn, according to new 2009 data from the National Center for Education Statistics.

February 05, 2015

Q&A: STEM Innovation Lessons Learned in Colo. District

Patty QuiƱones, the executive director of innovation for the St. Vrain Valley Schools in Colorado, talks about boosting STEM education at all levels.

December 22, 2014

President Obama's Ed-Tech Record: Sizing Up Its Impact

President Barack Obama touted the benefits of educational technology often last year, but how much influence has he actually had on moving digital learning forward?

December 17, 2014

'Big Data' Skills Not Being Taught in K-12, Experts Say

A new "occupational skills profile" for big-data specialists outlines the relevant knowledge that professionals say is not being provided in K-12.

December 03, 2014

Survey: CEOs Concerned About Skill Shortages

About 60 percent of job openings require basic science, technology, engineering, and math literacy, and 42 percent require advanced STEM skills, according to a new survey of 126 chief executive officers.

December 01, 2014

NASA Makes Out-of-School Time 'Out of This World'

NASA encourages girls to the reach for the stars through out-of-school programs designed to make the STEM field exciting through hands-on projects, community mentors, and robotics.

November 19, 2014

'Hour of Code' Kicked Off By Elsa and Anna (Yes, the 'Frozen' Princesses)

Code.org has tapped the popular Disney characters for a new tutorial as part of its campaign to promote computer science education.

September 12, 2014

Coding and Computer Science Focus of New Online Learning Platform

Seattle-based nonprofit Code.org announced new free online learning resources to teach students computer science and provide teachers with professional development.

September 10, 2014

Arne Duncan Makes Pitch for New STEM Teachers, Classroom Technology

At a tour of NASA's space camp in Huntsville, Ala., the education secretary put the spotlight on the science, technology, engineering, and math fields.

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