Topic: Bob Wise
Kicking off his 'Middle Class Jobs & Opportunity Tour' in Texas, Obama met with students at Manor New Tech High School, where he stressed the importance of STEM careers for the US economy.
Thirty-nine states, 15,000 teachers, and 1.7 million students are expected to participate in a series of events and webcasts on Wednesday, Digital Learning Day.
More students – but still not enough – are taking a rigorous course load, according to the NAEP report card from The National Assessment of Educational Progress, released Wednesday.
04/13/2011 05:00 pm
Korean and Finnish students scored highest in the latest round of PISA tests aimed at assessing reading, math, and science literacy.
12/07/2010 11:45 am
Eleven states volunteered to have their 12th-graders’ test scores itemized in the latest NAEP report. Nationally, 26 percent of high school seniors scored at or above the 'proficient' level in math.
11/18/2010 06:11 pm
Younger students have made some encouraging gains in math, but the lack of improvement among older students raises questions about recent education reforms.
04/29/2009 01:00 am
Funds trickle out, leaving many state and local education budgets in flux.
04/21/2009 01:00 am
US Education Secretary Margaret Spellings pushes a uniform system to calculate and report rates.
04/24/2008 01:00 am
The case against the Palm Beach County district aims to clarify its duty to keep more kids in school.
03/26/2008 01:00 am