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Yesterday, the nation’s second-largest school district abruptly shut down all 900 of its schools, keeping roughly twice the size of Iceland’s population in students home for the day in what is being called an “unprecedented move.”
This week in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) news, some criticize an over-emphasis on math, one public school unveils a one-of-a-kind STEM mobile, a non-profit pushes for robotics in all high schools and TIME magazine... 12/15/2015 - 11:05am ago
In Springfield, Mass., the Springfield school board is working to provide students with Wi-Fi hotspots to take home.
A recently-released report shows that there will likely be total overhaul of Common Core standards in the state.
The U.S. Department of Education released the 2016 National Education Plan yesterday, which comes six years after the last and elaborates significantly on U.S. ed tech policy.
The Ad Council has announced that it will be debuting its signature custom eye emoji for those who type #IAmAWitness.
The Every Student Succeeds Act will now move on to the president’s desk as the Senate has officially approved the overhaul of NCLB.
This week in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), Edutopia helps educators best design a makerspace this year, IBM’s good intentions cause controversy and California officials argue that coding should be considered math.
After the House of Representatives passed the Every Student Succeeds Act to overhaul the long-expired No Child Left Behind Act, politicians and education experts released statements in droves to support various aspects of the new... 12/04/2015 - 11:17am ago
This week in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math), a new four-year study might have significant implications on educating females in STEM.
An elementary school in Wisconsin that intended to read the book I Am Jazz in support of its transgendered students made the decision to shelf the reading after a group threatened to sue the district.
Niche has just released its 2016 rankings of the nation’s best public high schools, examining over 100,000 schools in areas such as “academics, teachers, student culture and diversity, resources, and facilities,” to arrive at its findings... 11/27/2015 - 10:08am ago
Take advantage of the exceptional deals and steals that this Cyber Monday has to offer with these great sales designed especially for teachers.
This week in STEM (Science, Technology, Enginerring and Math,) STEM many now officially become STEAM, the ACT highlights a discouraging trend that happens for STEM-interested high school students, and the Congress seeks student-created... 11/24/2015 - 10:47am ago
Check out what’s new in climate change and evolution news this week from the team over at the National Center for Science Education.
This week in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) news, start getting your holiday shopping done with some great toys to promote STEM learning.
The Thomas More Law Center, a national public interest law firm in Michigan, has filed a third suit in its battle against the constitutionality of the implementation of Common Core and SBAC assessments in South Dakota.
Singer and pop culture icon Taylor Swift has partnered with Scholastic to donate 25,000 books to 25 New York City schools in need of more resources.
This week in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) news, a new study reveals immigrants are increasingly entering STEM fields, students combine STEM learning and pumpkin smashing, and NASA committs to the expansion of an online... 11/10/2015 - 1:29pm ago
One University of Colorado professor has told NPR that he has the solution to getting students to stop texting in class.

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