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By Annette Jacobson
Today’s high school students are expected to decide on a life path early, and dedicate everything to pursuing that track, especially those considering a major or career in STEM. While it can produce students with high technical capabilities, this hyper…
By Denise Cummins
A male software engineer’s 10-page manifesto against Google’s diversity initiatives has gone viral inside the company. Here's what he gets wrong.
By Vic Pasquantonio
Teachers who attended the National Science Teacher Association conference say professional development is vital to their success -- and the success of their students and the country.
Bill Nye shares his thoughts on building passion for science, empowering girls in STEM education and why long division isn't obsolete.
By Christos Makridis
Students are bombarded with an array of competing opportunities during college, all with the promise that each will lead to a better job or higher earnings upon entering the “real world.”…
By Jennifer C. Kerr, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The vast majority of U.S. students still lack a solid grasp of science despite some modest gains by fourth and eighth graders, especially girls and minorities.
By Michael D. Regan
Only a quarter of America’s public schools are using a form of computer science in their classrooms, but that number is growing as schools create new coding programs.
By Lauren Silverman, KERA
While women were better represented as first authors in 2014 than 20 years earlier, their numbers have plateaued in recent years, the scientists found, and have declined in some journals.
By Kenya Downs
More African-Americans are earning college degrees than ever before. But a new study shows they're over-represented in majors that lead to low-paying jobs.
By PBS NewsHour
Women in the U.S. receive less than 20 percent of Bachelor's degrees in computer science, engineering and physics. Eileen Pollack, one of the first two women to receive an undergraduate degree in physics at Yale, offers a solution to getting…
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