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December 14, 2010

Math, Science Teachers Convene in Washington for Presidential Awards

The winners will participate in professional development activities and recognition events, including a White House ceremony.

December 13, 2010

Assessment Consortia: Membership Begins to Shift

Membership begins to shift in the two consortia designing common assessments.

December 09, 2010

CIA Director Urges Stronger Focus on Foreign Languages

Secretary Duncan, also speaking at the event, defended plans to merge aid for a federal foreign language assistance program into a broader, competitive funding pot.

November 24, 2010

Literacy Groups Fear Losing Federal Aid With Earmark Ban

Reading Is Fundamental and the National Writing Project could lose funding under an amendment being pursued by Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla.

November 18, 2010

How Are 12th Graders Doing on NAEP? The Results Are Out

NAEP scores for high school seniors in math and reading show declines since 1992, but modest gains since the last test in 2005.

November 01, 2010

Election Outcome Has Big Implications for Education

From congressional races and gubernatorial campaigns to ballot measures, Tuesday's elections are important for the future of education policy and funding.

October 27, 2010

Bullying May Violate Gay Students' Rights, Ed Dept. Warns

The Education Department issues new guidance on bullying, saying that some types of harassment based on sexuality or religion might constitute a federal civil rights violation.

October 21, 2010

Finishing America COMPETES Bill Will Take 'Miracle,' House Aide Says

A bill that contains a variety of provisions to advance STEM education is unlikely to be signed into law this year.

October 18, 2010

Obama Hosting Science Fair as Part of STEM Education Push

Obama has used the bully pulpit repeatedly over the past year to plug STEM education.

October 07, 2010

NSF Has New Leader, But 'Help Wanted' At Education Office

Subra Suresh was approved for a six-year term at the National Science Foundation.

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