- US teacher killed in Libya planned to visit Texas Updated: Dec-05-13 5:35 pm
- Diligent Asian students dominate global exam Updated: Dec-04-13 12:05 pm
- 5 students hurt in science experiment at LA school Updated: Dec-03-13 4:42 pm
- Mass., Conn. students perform well on global test Updated: Dec-03-13 4:13 pm
- Fla. students below global peers in math, science Updated: Dec-03-13 12:54 pm
- Conn. museum sells statue to launch NASA satellite Updated: Dec-02-13 2:05 pm
- Poca grad an engineer on NASA Mars project Updated: Dec-01-13 1:44 pm
- Va nonprofit offers computer programming workshop Updated: Dec-01-13 1:36 pm
- McCook family turns to teaching Updated: Dec-01-13 12:27 pm
- Academic emphasis improves school Updated: Nov-30-13 12:56 pm
- Got tech chops? Become NC teacher tuition-free Updated: Nov-30-13 4:05 am
- Professor works to develop grapes for Wyoming wine Updated: Nov-28-13 11:06 am
- Rural charter school lauded as a national model Updated: Nov-26-13 10:22 am
- Mayors urge Ky. to boost engineering graduates Updated: Nov-25-13 6:53 pm
- Clay Center gets grant for education program Updated: Nov-25-13 3:20 am
- Genghis Khan tomb seeker wins DRI Nevada Medal Updated: Nov-24-13 8:55 pm
- UVM holds its first computer science fair Updated: Nov-24-13 12:06 pm
- Ohio college trains future zookeepers Updated: Nov-23-13 11:41 am
- Evolution debate again engulfs Texas Board of Ed Updated: Nov-22-13 4:34 pm
- Corporate dollars fund career paths Updated: Nov-22-13 1:33 pm
- Texas Board of Ed votes to drop algebra II mandate Updated: Nov-21-13 9:01 pm
- Group sues over mid-Mo. school prayer sessions Updated: Nov-21-13 1:24 pm
- Evolution edits unlikely in Texas science books Updated: Nov-21-13 12:23 am
- Texas lawmakers defend curriculum changes Updated: Nov-20-13 8:52 pm
- EXCHANGE: Hoffman Estates teen a math whiz Updated: Nov-20-13 6:11 am
AUSTIN, Texas - The Texas church where a chemistry teacher killed in Benghazi had worked before moving to Libya says he planned to visit before Christmas.
BEIJING - As a ninth-grader, Shanghai's Li Sixin spent more than three hours on homework a night and took tutorials in math, physics and chemistry on the weekends. When she was tapped to take an exam last year given to half a million students around the world, Li breezed through it.
LOS ANGELES - Officials say five students were taken to a hospital with minor injuries after a science experiment caused an explosion outside a Los Angeles High School.
NEW HAVEN, Connecticut - Massachusetts students scored among the top performing education systems worldwide in reading, math and science, while students in Connecticut also had top scores in reading and science and around average results in math, officials said Tuesday.
MIAMI - Florida teens scored lower than their international peers in math and science and about the same in reading, results from a global test released Tuesday show.
HARTFORD, Connecticut - The Discovery Museum and Planetarium in Bridgeport is making a calculated trade-off as it launches a significant upgrade to its science education program for schoolchildren.
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - David Summers can recall his first encounters with engineering growing up in Southern West Virginia - rebuilding an old MG car with his father, or the Texas Instruments computer he learned to program with as a child in the 1980s.
BLACKSBURG, Virginia - The front row of the most recent Let's Code class wasn't the kind of group you would expect to find studying together. There was a Virginia Tech student, a structural engineer, a few elementary students and an Internet programming expert.
MCCOOK, Nebraska - For the Ramsay family of McCook, teaching must be in their blood.
CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee - Dean Cress had it made. Twice.
RALEIGH, North Carolina - A North Carolina non-profit is looking for people who want to become teachers in math, science and technology by capitalizing on the skills and experience developed from working in the field.
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - Professor Sadanand Dhekney has a long history with grapes.
GRAYSVILLE, Indiana - As they examined paintings in their school, students in the pre-algebra class of teacher Tracey Drappo were seeking "unintentional geometry" on Monday as they looked for rectangles, rotation and degrees.
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - The mayors of Kentucky's two largest cities made a pitch Monday to increase the number of homegrown engineers, part of a strategy to expand the region's manufacturing clout as Louisville and Lexington put aside their rivalry to team up on economic development.
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Charleston's Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences is developing an education program focused on the state's energy industries.
RENO, Nevada - Dr. Albert Yu-Min Lin, the principal investigator of an effort to locate the tomb of Genghis Khan, has won the Desert Research Institute's 2014 Nevada Medal.
BURLINGTON, Vermont - University of Vermont students are competing for a $1,000 prize in a computer science fair.
WESTERVILLE, Ohio - Rachel Dalton has wanted to be an animal doctor since she was old enough to begin thinking about what she would do when she grew up.
AUSTIN, Texas - Long-simmering ideological objections to teaching evolution in Texas boiled over at a late-night meeting, as the Board of Education extended preliminary approval of new science textbooks but held up one biology tome because of alleged factual errors.
ATLANTA - Asfand Sheikh types on a keyboard used to operate a robotic arm resembling something straight out of science fiction or a video game.
AUSTIN, Texas - The Texas Board of Education gave preliminary approval Thursday to dropping algebra II as a requirement for high school graduation, over the objections of critics who say the state is watering down its academic standards.
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - A lawsuit filed by a secular organization seeks to prevent teacher-sponsored school prayer sessions at a mid-Missouri high school.
AUSTIN, Texas - Some social conservatives have urged the Texas Board of Education to approve new science books that de-emphasize lessons on evolution and climate change, but the edits they seek appeared on Wednesday to lack enough support to succeed.
AUSTIN, Texas - The powerful architects of Texas' new high school curriculum overhaul made a rare joint appearance at the State Board of Education Wednesday night, imploring its members not to undermine the much-ballyhooed law by imposing requirements that most students take algebra II.
HOFFMAN ESTATES, Illinois - If you look past numbers and computations and distill math to its essence, it's all about creativity, 17-year-old James Tao says.