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Will Common Core Better Prepare Students For Careers In STEM Fields?

While many in education and STEM fields embrace the new Common Core standards, many strongly oppose them. Some hold the belief that the Common Core will lead to a national curriculum, others believe the standards are weaker than what states have already implemented.

08/27/2014

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Will The Next Generation Science Standards Be The Common Core For Science?

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.

08/27/2014

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The Importance Of STEM In Higher Education

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.

08/27/2014

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Eye On Education: Mass. Students To Pilot New Standardized Test

We hear it all the time – American children are falling behind their peers in other countries. Now, there’s a push for new national standards for testing.

03/10/2014

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Mass. Proposes Legislation To Restore Cursive Requirement

The swirling lines from Linden Bateman’s pen have been conscripted into a national fight to keep cursive writing in American classrooms.

11/14/2013

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