American students are falling behind students in other countries on international assessments of math and science. Statistics such as these are driving the call for education reforms to strengthen science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education in the country’s schools.
Nearly a decade ago U.S. Congress, warned that America will fall behind in the global economy if its education system doesn’t produce more workers with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills.
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.
Teacher support is key to all of these efforts, which is why Raytheon is interested in rewarding educators who go the extra mile to get students excited.
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.