- New program uses art to teach science Updated: Apr-20-14 1:10 am
- Plays' topics hit home for teens Updated: Apr-19-14 11:08 am
- How one student thrives at troubled Philly school Updated: Apr-19-14 10:37 am
- Students use engineering for potato gun experiment Updated: Apr-18-14 8:05 pm
- Ohio teacher fired over comment on black president Updated: Apr-18-14 11:26 am
- Rice students work to bring deft touch to amputees Updated: Apr-17-14 1:40 pm
- Excerpts from recent Wisconsin editorials Updated: Apr-17-14 10:55 am
- NYC schools chancellor: Arts teach valuable skills Updated: Apr-17-14 6:19 am
- Bill Nye says he underestimated debate's impact Updated: Apr-16-14 12:55 pm
- Ex-homeless student at UNR wins $30K scholarship Updated: Apr-16-14 11:58 am
- Topeka Boys, Girls Clubs get federal grant Updated: Apr-16-14 5:04 am
- IU psychology students mentor middle schoolers Updated: Apr-15-14 11:01 am
- Del. officials eye science, technology and math Updated: Apr-15-14 3:19 am
- Senators vying for higher posts spar in hearing Updated: Apr-14-14 7:13 pm
- Local fish served in Alaska schools Updated: Apr-12-14 5:31 am
- Common Core standards dredge up old apprehensions Updated: Apr-11-14 3:25 pm
- Consumer science classes offer key life skills Updated: Apr-11-14 10:20 am
- Astronauts share love of space with students Updated: Apr-11-14 10:07 am
- Morehead State to open high school academy Updated: Apr-11-14 9:28 am
- Los Angeles teacher suspended for science projects Updated: Apr-10-14 4:52 pm
- Federal grant to help SD schools in math, science Updated: Apr-10-14 6:10 am
- Wichita State announces $200K in grants Updated: Apr-10-14 5:04 am
- Texas board ducks Mexican-American studies vote Updated: Apr-09-14 6:22 pm
- Wisconsin seeks answer to student achievement gap Updated: Apr-09-14 6:21 pm
- Teens adept at social media get privacy training Updated: Apr-09-14 2:58 pm
MELBOURNE, Florida - It's a challenge tackled by engineers in the space program: Design a garment that can withstand a certain level of heat.
PITTSBURG, Kansas - The first line of Pittsburg High School's coming theater production asks: "Do you ever take time to look around you? To truly see?"
PHILADELPHIA - Gionna Hawkins is 14, a smart young lady with serious goals and a detailed plan for pulling them off - class president, then internships, college and law school.
ST. GEORGE, Utah - Students from a southern Utah technology college put their engineering skills to the test this week at a former airport runway, but it wasn't an airplane they were giving flight.
CINCINNATI - An Ohio teacher has been fired after a black student who said he wanted to become president claimed the teacher told him the nation didn't need another black commander in chief.
HOUSTON - People with prosthetic hands have to handle everything with care.
Wisconsin State Journal, April 16
NEW YORK - New York City's Schools chancellor says the arts can teach children valuable skills and to develop a work ethic.
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - TV's "Science Guy" Bill Nye said he underestimated the impact of a February debate in Kentucky on evolution and creationism that drew a massive online audience.
RENO, Nevada - A University of Nevada, Reno student who was homeless during part of her time attending high school in North Las Vegas has been named the winner of a prestigious national scholarship worth $30,000.
TOPEKA, Kansas - The Boys and Girls Clubs of Topeka have been selected to receive more than $272,000 from the U.S. Department of Education to provide an integrated physical activity and nutrition program.
BLOOMINGTON, Indiana - When they snapped on plastic gloves to hold a real human brain last week, Bloomington Project School students said they weren't even nervous.
WILMINGTON, Delaware - State officials are joining with the Dow chemical company and Junior Achievement to strengthen science, technology, engineering and math instruction in Delaware's middle schools.
AUSTIN, Texas - A Senate panel's discussion about how best to overhaul the curriculum and testing procedures for Texas high schools at times felt like a political debate Monday, as a gubernatorial hopeful and two candidates for lieutenant governor shared the spotlight.
JUNEAU, Alaska - Forget the days of "mystery meat" in school lunch, it's easier than ever to get fresh fish from local waters on the menu, thanks to the Fish to Schools program founded in Sitka.
LAS VEGAS - Nevada's efforts to adopt new education standards are being roundly applauded by educators and business leaders but drawing the scorn of some parents who say the initiative is too radical.
FRANKLIN, Indiana - In one family and consumer science class, students learn how to cook nutritional meals that will help them prevent diseases such as diabetes.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Indiana - "Do you think there is life on other planets?"
MOREHEAD, Kentucky - Morehead State University plans to open a residential high school academy for academically gifted students.
LOS ANGELES - Students and parents are calling for the return of a popular Los Angeles high school science teacher who was suspended from the classroom after students turned in projects that appeared dangerous to administrators.
PIERRE, South Dakota - More than 100 teachers from across South Dakota will participate in a university and K-12 partnership program with the support of federal dollars.
WICHITA, Kansas - Wichita State University has announced a total of $200,000 in grants to 11 area school districts for engineering education.
AUSTIN, Texas - The Texas Board of Education bypassed voting Wednesday on a hotly debated proposal to create a statewide Mexican-American studies course as a high school elective, instead simply asking publishers to submit textbooks for such a class and several other ethnic studies topics by the 2016-2017 school year.
MADISON, Wisconsin - Wisconsin had the worst achievement gap between black and white students among states last year, and officials shouldered the blame Wednesday while putting the onus on teachers to address the issue.
CLAYTON, Missouri - In an age of increased online government surveillance and targeted social media ads, the notion of privacy as a classroom subject worthy of distinct study is gaining momentum far beyond the narrow niches of First Amendment lawyers and computer hackers.