Washington Scores Steady On National Reading, Math TestWashington continues to beat the national average in every age and subject category of the National Assessment of Education Progress, commonly known as the Nation's Report Card.
Engineering A Love For Science In KidsKevin Jarrett isn’t your typical computer teacher. His students build walls from clay, sand and water. They design parachutes from coffee filters. And it’s perfectly fine if the things they build don’t work the first time.
STEM Education & Why President Obama Has Made It An Educational PriorityInnovation drives the U.S. economy, and employees with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills have become a hot commodity in post-recession America.
State Scores Up On National Reading, Math Test More Washington fourth and eighth graders are passing a national test for math and reading, but results released Thursday show African-American and Hispanic students continue to lag well behind their white and Asian classmates.
Oregon Students Beat National Peers On ACT ExamStudents who took the ACT college-entrance exam in Oregon scored higher than their peers nationwide.
Higher Education Integral For Preparing Seattle's Tech Savvy WorkforceFor educational technology teacher Douglas Hall, higher education is integral for preparing tomorrow’s technologically savvy employees.
Nearly 7,000 State Seniors Don't Pass Math Exam Just as Washington state officials predicted, most of Washington's high school seniors are passing the statewide exams required to graduate. Nearly 7,000 students in the Class of 2013 have yet to pass the newly required math test and didn't get their diplomas in June.
Official: Obama Never Called Idaho Teacher Who Claimed President Called About Math StandardsPresident Barack Obama didn't place a phone call to an Idaho high school math teacher this month.
WA Students Show Math and Science ImprovementStatewide test results released Wednesday show more Washington state students are passing their science and math exams, but reading scores are down at some grade levels.
Nonprofit WA STEM Celebrates ProgressA campaign to help Washington kids go from fearing — and sometimes flunking — math and science to embracing careers that require technical skills is celebrating its first anniversary this week. So far, nonprofit Washington STEM has given out $3 million for programs that will reach about 16,000 children around the state, and is reporting modest, but measurable progress.
Best Educational Supply Stores in BellevueWhether you are an educator wanting to spruce up your classroom, or a parent wanting to hone those reading, writing and arithmetic skills before school starts, there are some Eastside stores that can help you do just that!