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 new study finds that what parents pack from home is often much worse than what’s offered at school.
Today on NewsOne Now, the topic of education is always one of concern in the urban community, but not always at the most opportune times. In the city of Atlanta, this school year is becoming […]
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.
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.
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.
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.
What do you get when you add pizza, probability, teenagers and engineers? Improved test scores, students say.