Education

May 07, 2018

If you've ever been involved with Girl Scouts or known one, then you know it isn't all just about camping and cookies.

April 26, 2018

Facebook remains the center of attention over concerns about data privacy and sharing. How are schools reckoning with how they use the social media platform and what data is shared?

April 11, 2018

As we develop, how do stereotypes come to affect behavioral choices? Andrew Meltzoff, Co-Director of the University of Washington’s Institute for Learning & Brain Sciences, answers your question in this edition of Ask a Scientist.

March 21, 2018

The 32nd Annual Black Engineer of the Year Awards (BEYA) held in February at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C.was the place to be for all those in search of inspiration and opportunity.

November 29, 2017

At an after-school STEM club in Rhode Island, students are working on an engineering challenge -- because they want to be. The low-stakes, fun environment offers time for exploration when resources or hands-on activities may be in short supply during school hours, and can help sustain interest as classes get harder. Special correspondent Lisa Stark of Education Week reports.

November 22, 2017

Central High School students are sharpening old skills to prepare for their future. Teachers say the students understand technology, but are missing simple skills like typing and formatting their work.

November 16, 2017

Captain Willie Daniels, President of Shades of Blue is interviewed by Patty Hester, Director, National Student Leadership Conference at the annual STEM on the Hill event in Washington, D.C.

October 27, 2017

ASTRA’s Executive Director, Dr. Robert Boege summarizes the 22 year legacy of ‘STEM on the Hill’ highlighting the impact of the annual Congressional Visits Day with its Exhibits and Reception honoring bi partisan champions of STEM and STEM Education. ASTRA’s Futurist, Dr. Ronnie Lowenstein spotlights the unique role of Global NetGeneration of Youth Cyberjournalist Teams (NGY) interviewing inspiring role models. At this year’s Congressional Reception and Exhibits, NGY Ambassadors represented five schools: T.C.

August 16, 2017

With more factory jobs now demanding education, technical know-how or specialized skills, many US plants are struggling to fill positions.

August 08, 2017

The new Every Student Succeeds Act rolls back much of the federal government's big footprint in education policy, on everything from testing and teacher quality to low-performing schools. And it gives big new leeway to states in calling the shots.

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