Public research universities face financial, legislative, and academic pressures to increase access to higher education, make it more affordable, and improve the learning outcomes of their students.

The report shares findings from 3,189 technology professionals from 49 countries, and reveals that despite the undisputed acceleration of technology investments, innovation remains an ever-changing and unclear goal.

Interest in STEM remains high. Similar to last year, approximately half (49%) of ACT-tested 2014 graduates—nearly 900,000 students—had an interest in STEM.

This is the third in a series of annual reports in innovations in teaching, learning and assessment.

A new report finds a "problem" in how school districts work with education technology companies.

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Critical Issues Symposium 2014

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ASTRA Celebrates Women in STEM at National Women’s History Museum Forum!

ASTRA Celebrated Women in STEM at The National Women’s History Museum’s Breaking In: Women & STEM, Then and Now discussion held at The George Washington University November 20th about the excellence of women in STEM fields and their destiny as integral members of the STEM community. ASTRA, as an advocate for increased innovation and nationwide capacity in STEM, believes our global competiveness is strengthened when its female members are empowered.

ASTRA’s Senior Advisor and Futurist Dr. Ronnie Lowenstein and ASTRA-NetGeneration of Youth Innovation Fellow Anabel Diaz-Guzman met with Eleanor Clift (Moderator; contributing editor for Newsweek and blogger for The Daily Beast), Mimi Lufkin (Panelist; CEO of the National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity, NAPE), and Regina Morantz-Sanchez (Panelist; Professor of Women’s Social Medicine History, University of Michigan) to discuss the history and future of women in STEM.

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