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March 18, 2015
March 12, 2015
Stanford University researchers explore ways to assess project and performance-based learning.
March 09, 2015
Fifeteen-year-old girls are more likely than boys to meet baseline standards for reading, math and science, a new analysis finds, but among top performers, girls perform worse than boys do.
March 04, 2015
Teachers who showed bias against girls in early grades could affect the girls' later interest in science and math fields.
February 12, 2015
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 09, 2015
Study suggests high-achieving, low-income students get a boost from boarding school but others, not so much.
December 16, 2014
The first report from the RAND Corporation's experimental evaluation of summer programs suggests urban students benefited in mathematics, but not reading or social skills.
October 31, 2014
Should the Census ask Americans about their college major?
September 24, 2014
A new study found that black women and men are less likely to think of STEM fields as more masculine, and black women are more interested in pursuing STEM majors.
August 21, 2014
Brain activity moves from the center of executive function to a region associated with memory as children become math proficient, finds a new study.