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Science in Schools

Keeping America's Research Engine Running Requires Strong Federal Investment

Robert A. Brown | Posted 07.08.2013 | College
Robert A. Brown

When it comes to putting our economy on a path toward expansion and growth, and ensuring America's global competitiveness, one of the smartest things we can do is continue to invest in the research that makes discovery and innovation possible.

Missouri Amendment Allows Students To Reject Assignments That 'Violate Religious Beliefs'

Posted 10.08.2012 | Education

Missouri voters on Tuesday passed its "right to pray" amendment, reaffirming the right to pray in public and in schools. In an effort to further de...

Board Of Education Candidate: Evolution Is A 'Satanic Lie'

The Huffington Post | Gregory Kristof | Posted 10.02.2012 | Education

Science and religion are once again pitted against each other -- this time in a Kansas Board of Education race in which one candidate, Jack Wu, has ca...

LISTEN: Beyond The Classroom, Rethinking How Kids Learn Science

Posted 01.14.2012 | Education

The U.S. is becoming increasingly concerned over learning among the country's youth in areas of science and math. International testing has shown that...

New Science Framework Paves Way For Standards

Education Week | Erik W. Robelen | Posted 09.18.2011 | Education

With the goal of sparking big changes in K-12 science education across the country, an expert panel convened by the National Research Council today is...

Spreading The Word In U.S. High Schools: Science Is Cool

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

As schools nationwide focus more and more on English and math to keep up with No Child Left Behind guidelines, science teachers are trying harder than...