President Obama’s fiscal 2015 budget blueprint released Tuesday proposes a number of changes to improving and strengthening the quality and quantity of workers in science, technology, education and mathematics (STEM) fields. Article>>
The good news: Many more women than ever before are completing Ph.D.’s in the sciences. Back in 2000, when I was appointed the first female dean of the graduate division at More »
Twelve middle-school girls hovering around a lab table at the U.S. Naval Academy on Saturday had just begun testing the artificial heart valves they’d built out of rubber tubing and a piece of latex glove when Cmdr. Jill Richards bounded up. Link>>
For years, people have focused on improving and expanding science, technology, engineering and mathematics education because of the established link between a country’s ability to educate scientists More »
The American Association of University Women came out in support of the Common Core State Standards yesterday.
A handful of nonprofit and for-profit groups are working to address what they see as a national education crisis: Too few of America’s K-12 public schools actually teach computer science basics and fewer still offer it for credit. Article>>