Innovation drives the U.S. economy, and employees with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills have become a hot commodity in post-recession America.
Women make up nearly half the American workforce, yet only 3 percent of engineers, 15 percent of math and computer workers, and 14 percent of scientists are women.
American schools increasingly depend on digital technologies to expand learning opportunities, to individualize instruction and to graduate students with the skills necessary for success in college and the 21st century workplace.
In a first-of-its-kind study, the Brookings Institute analyzed millions of advertisements for job vacancies and compared the length of time jobs requiring science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills and non-STEM related jobs remained open.
What do you get when you add pizza, probability, teenagers and engineers? Improved test scores, students say.
A team of students from the University of Central Florida won the Raytheon-sponsored National Cyber Collegiate Defense Competition earlier this year.
Once again, Pittsburgh has been named the most livable city in the continental United States.
Students in the Pittsburgh Public Schools were met with some changes as they returned to the classroom today.
When students return to the Pittsburgh Public Schools for the coming year, they will get something many students in other school districts won’t get.
Jessica Schuster Papariello has been teaching biology for nearly 10 years at the Fox Chapel Area High School, and she was part of the state’s Department of Education team to develop a new Apple iTunes application to help students prepare for the Keystone Exams.
The University of Pittsburgh has a new chancellor.
Teacher evaluations are at the center of billionaire Bill Gates’ effort to improve public education in America.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf says he’d look to increase income taxes on Pennsylvania’s higher earners to expand the state’s share of public education funding.
Seasoned instructors share the essentials for your child’s transition back to the classroom.
Some students at a local school that trains air traffic controllers are getting bad news: rejections from the FAA because of a new way of hiring.