- University begins project to help blind students with math Updated: May-24-15 9:31 am
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Until he was 13, Logan Prickett did everything a normal child did.
- Dalewood students use hip-hop to learn STEM standards Updated: May-23-15 2:39 pm
CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee - As science teacher Henry Oston queued up the backing track on a nearby laptop, eighth-grader Tahj Cargle motioned for his three friends standing behind him - Eric Kelly, Jamaal Ward and Jamichael Wilson - to join him at the front.
- Elementary school students study Celery Bog Nature Area Updated: May-22-15 9:22 am
LAFAYETTE, Indiana - On a sunny Wednesday morning when most students were stuck at their desks, nearly 100 Edgelea Elementary School fourth-graders headed out to the Celery Bog Nature Area to learn about the environment.
- Local college student modifies innovative biology technique Updated: May-20-15 10:42 am
FAIRBANKS, Alaska - A local undergraduate student has altered an innovative biology technique developed at Stanford University to make it more cost-effective for researchers at smaller laboratories.
- John Glenn: Evolution should be taught in schools Updated: May-20-15 9:46 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - John Glenn, who declared as a 77-year-old in a news conference from space that "to look out at this kind of creation out here and not believe in God is to me impossible," says facts about scientific discovery should be taught in schools - and that includes evolution.
- After starting with 13, Victory Christian Academy grows Updated: May-20-15 9:36 am
VALPARAISO, Indiana - Natalie Eichelberg, of Valparaiso, looked on with pride as her preschooler, Elliana Eichelberg, received an award for having read several books over the last few weeks.
- Math tests for nearly 550,000 Florida students won't count Updated: May-19-15 7:23 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - The Florida Department of Education says that the math tests taken by nearly 550,000 students won't count this school year.
- Collection of recent editorials from Oklahoma newspapers Updated: May-19-15 2:53 pm
A collection of recent editorials from Oklahoma newspapers:
- Officials considering testing alternatives for math teachers Updated: May-19-15 2:03 pm
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - South Dakota officials are thinking about making it easier for some educators to get the credentials they need to teach high school-level math.
- New science standards include climate change instruction Updated: May-19-15 10:05 am
ABERDEEN, South Dakota - South Dakota's Board of Education has adopted new science education standards that include instruction on climate change.
- Educator relates stories from Army service to daily lessons Updated: May-16-15 10:44 am
GARNAVILLO, Iowa - A large American flag hangs in Brian Lawrence's Clayton Ridge Middle School classroom.
- Portsmouth teen earns dual high school, college degrees Updated: May-16-15 10:44 am
PORTSMOUTH, Virginia - Johnessa Richard graduates from Tidewater Community College this month with an associate of science and general studies degree. And next month she'll graduate from Norcom High School.
- Popular UM chemistry professor gives last lecture Updated: May-15-15 5:11 pm
MISSOULA, Montana - Hundreds of giddy kids raced around the University of Montana Oval on a recent evening stuffing liquid nitrogen-soaked Cheetos into their mouths and laughing wildly as they exhaled the resulting white "smoke" out of their mouths and through their nostrils in big, thick puffs.
- New Mexico gets waiver on federal teacher requirements Updated: May-13-15 3:57 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - The U.S. Department of Education will give New Mexico a waiver on requiring all classrooms have a "highly qualified" teacher as mandated by the federal No Child Left Behind law, state officials announced late Tuesday.
- Fewer Ohio college students enrolling in humanities Updated: May-10-15 6:34 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Federal data show fewer students have been enrolling in humanities majors at Ohio colleges as science and business programs have increased in popularity.
- Winchester students release trout at Red River Gorge Updated: May-10-15 12:47 pm
WINCHESTER, Kentucky - It was a bittersweet experience as students released nearly 100 trout fingerlings in the Red River Gorge last week.
- EXCHANGE: CAT course an eye-opener for high schoolers Updated: May-10-15 11:16 am
DECATUR, Illinois - Eisenhower High School students found out during spring break that there's a lot more to Caterpillar Inc. than meets the eye.
- Lynchburg College students study health of area creeks Updated: May-10-15 9:53 am
LYNCHBURG, Virginia - Donning overall waders and a backpack emitting a stunning current into the water, Ryan Thresher and fellow students searched for fish in Ivy Creek at Peaks View Park.
- SIU engineering professor charged in fight with student Updated: May-09-15 4:04 am
CARBONDALE, Illinois - A Southern Illinois University engineering professor remains on unpaid leave and is not allowed on campus after being charged with battery in a fight with a student.
- Some Native Hawaiians see telescope as science learning boon Updated: May-08-15 10:41 am
HONOLULU - Before going up to Mauna Kea's summit on Hawaii's Big Island, Heather Kaluna makes an offering to Poliahu, the snow goddess of the mountain. She holds it sacred, as do other Native Hawaiians.
- EXCHANGE: Belvidere schools offer dual-language program Updated: May-07-15 6:40 am
BELVIDERE, Illinois - Taped to a wall at Seth Whitman Elementary School are more than a dozen short essays written in Spanish with wavering second-grader penmanship.
- The Latest: Major developments on final legislative day Updated: May-06-15 10:16 pm
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- USM provost Wiesenburg returns to Marine Science faculty Updated: May-05-15 11:09 am
HATTIESBURG, Mississippi - University of Southern Mississippi Provost Denis Wiesenburg has resigned from his position as Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs.
- Governor to promote computer science classes at high schools Updated: May-05-15 11:01 am
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson will travel to high schools across the state to encourage students to enroll in computer science courses.
- Incentive for students who score well on Smarter Balanced Updated: May-05-15 10:43 am
MEDFORD, Oregon - High school juniors taking the Smarter Balanced assessment this spring or next may be spared from taking a two- to three- hour college placement test if they score high enough on the assessment and take college-level classes their senior year.