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Ed News: State Legislation Could Accidentally Mess Up Science Education

This week in education news, nationwide study revealed that college STEM summer bridge programs double the odds that students plan to pursue a STEM career, compared with students without program exposure; increase in state education funding doesn’t always reach teachers’ … Continue reading

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Ed News: Are Teachers Underpaid? Around the World, People Say Yes

This week in education news, as personalized learning spreads rapidly among U.S. schools, critics contend the term often is a misnomer; Americans think that U.S. teachers are underpaid by an average of $7,500 a year; it’s still difficult to teach … Continue reading

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Ed News: Insights Into Early STEM Learning

This week in education news, Project Lead The Way unveils a new end-of-course assessment that will test students soft skills as well as their knowledge of STEM subjects; despite a relatively steady rise in per-pupil funding, real teacher salaries rose … Continue reading

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Ed News: Unlocking STEM Pathways for All Students

This week in education news, teacher-student relationships are important in boosting student learning; high schools across the nation are adding competitive video-gaming to its list of extracurricular activities for students; despite its reputation as a field flush with opportunity, even … Continue reading

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Ed News: STEAM Approach Increases Elementary Students’ Scores In Science

This week in education news, science and technology have the power to do good; STEAM instruction from a well-trained educator can boost science achievement scores among students in high-poverty elementary schools; science is a front-burner issue for California students; S.C. … Continue reading

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Evolving 'Controversy' in School

I was considering sending a general email to our staff after learning a few teachers are telling students that evolution is wrong. At the very least I would like for my colleagues to be benign and not detrimental. What are … Continue reading

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Ed News: Highlighting the ‘E’ in STEM Education

This week in education news, Trump presents FY 2019 budget to Congress; new study finds student learning gains in schools where teacher mentor their colleagues; Aurora science teacher like collaborating with students; new study finds online lessons can enhance students’ … Continue reading

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Ed News: Review Of New Academic Standards Begins

This week in education news, North Dakota’s superintendent is requesting teachers to review new academic standards; California teachers find new science standards fun, but expensive; four New York students injured in a chemistry experiment gone wrong; several Wisconsin school districts … Continue reading

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Ed News: Critics Say Proposed NM Science Standards Omit Evolution, Climate Change

This week in education news, New Mexico unveiled proposed science standards that omit references to climate change and evolution; all California teachers with a teaching credential, including preliminary credentials obtained through a traditional teacher preparation program or an intern credential, … Continue reading

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Ed News: NM Governor Vetoes Bill To Set New Science Standards In State Law

This week in education news, New Mexico governor vetoes a measure to force the adoption of new state science standards; New Hampshire rejects new education commissioner’s proposal to reconsider the state’s science standards; Idaho education leaders hear comments on science … Continue reading

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