More than three million job openings in the U.S. go unfilled for months, according to the President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness.
A group pushing for increased funding for Washington public schools plans a rally Wednesday in Olympia before the state Supreme Court hears why lawmakers haven’t done more
A new study finds that what parents pack from home is often much worse than what’s offered at school.
Despite opposition from Washington teachers about new national education standards that will judge how they are being taught, the state is plowing ahead with its plans to embrace Common Core.
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.
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.
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.
Women make up nearly half the American workforce, yet only 3 percent of engineers, 15 percent of math and computer workers, and 14 percent of scientists are women.
In a first-of-its-kind study, the Brookings Institute analyzed millions of advertisements for job vacancies and compared the length of time jobs requiring science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills and non-STEM related jobs remained open.
American schools increasingly depend on digital technologies to expand learning opportunities, to individualize instruction and to graduate students with the skills necessary for success in college and the 21st century workplace.