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A supercharged tech curriculum has helped transform Toppenish High School, among the state’s poorest schools, from a dropout factory into a case study for success.  Link>>

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

The first in a series of editorials on reforming math and science education noted that the number of students pursuing engineering or computer science jobs is plummeting as the need for those workers is soaring.  More>>

If you could make one change to improve science education in the United States, what would it be? Science Times asked that question of 19

Science can save us from the next Hurricane Sandy. That’s what President Barack Obama will say today when he releases his Climate Action Plan, during a highly anticipated speech at Georgetown University.  Article>>

Washington D.C. – The Subcommittee on Research today held a hearing to examine industry and non-profit philanthropic

U.S. President Barack Obama kicked off his second term today, and between the pomp and circumstance, offered a spirited defense of progressive ideals. The President used his inaugural address to