University Lab School ranks high among OECD Benchmarking.

On November 17, 2014, in News & Events, STEM, by Shannon Hillman

The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools has recently released a report that reveals the results of four public charter schools, including University Laboratory School (ULS) that participated in an international exam to measure their academic success against both students in the U.S. and those in developed countries. The report looks at the performance of students at […]

Results for the 2013 NAEP Mathematics and Reading Assessments are released.

On November 7, 2013, in News & Events, STEM, by Shannon Hillman

From the Nation’s Report Card, results from the 2013 NAEP assessments show fourth- and eighth-graders making progress in mathematics and reading. Nationally representative samples of more than 376,000 fourth-graders and 341,000 eighth-graders were assessed in either mathematics or reading in 2013. Results are reported for public and private school students in the nation, and for […]

Science Standards Challenges Envisioned for Next-Generation Science Tests

On October 7, 2013, in Common Core, News & Events, STEM, by Shannon Hillman

Amidst growing fights over Common Core standards and tests for math and English, the common science standards have been quietly gaining steam. But some experts predict that measuring student progress under these standards may require even more testing innovation than the Common Core. So far, seven states have adopted the Next-Generation Science Standards. See an […]

High School Student Interest in STEM

On February 5, 2013, in STEM, by admin

Education Week relayed a recent report from My College Options and STEMconnector noting that “high school students are increasingly interested in pursuing STEM majors and careers.” However, the report, Where are the STEM Students? What are their Career Interests? Where are the STEM Jobs?, also describes a growing gender gap between male and female students interested in […]

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