Legislative Testimony

On February 21, 2013, in News & Events, by admin

Don’t forget to check out our legislative testimony page. We’ve collected our submitted testimony for this year’s legislative session for increased accessibility of educational shareholders. See what HEPC has been up to here.

Early Learning and Vocabulary

On February 12, 2013, in Common Core, Early Learning, by admin

Researchers in Michigan have found that an emphasis on vocabulary for early learners could be essential in closing the gap for Common Core State Standards, reports Sarah D. Sparks from Education Week. The study’s authors, Susan B. Neuman and Tanya S. Wright, “analyzed how kindergarten educators choose and teach new words, both in the instruction […]

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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