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Students at Failing Missouri Schools Score Low on New Test

Most students at Missouri’s two failing school districts aren’t proficient in Math or English and scored lower on standardized tests than students statewide, data released Monday by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education show.

08/17/2015

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Common Core Test Results Are In

Missouri students appear to be doing better in several subjects, according to newly released annual MAP test scores. The national Common Core guidelines were fully implemented for the first time last school year.

08/11/2015

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St. Louis-Area Teachers Win National Award

Kathleen Dwyer of MRH, Ruth Knop of Parkway West take math and science award.

07/15/2015

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Engineer Urges Girls To Smash Stereotypes

Today’s students have more reasons than ever to care about engineering.

09/08/2014

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Engineering A Love For Science In Kids

Kevin Jarrett isn’t your typical computer teacher. His students build walls from clay, sand and water. They design parachutes from coffee filters. And it’s perfectly fine if the things they build don’t work the first time.

09/08/2014

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STEM Education & Why President Obama Has Made It An Educational Priority

Innovation drives the U.S. economy, and employees with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills have become a hot commodity in post-recession America.

08/27/2014

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‘No Fake Math,’ Raytheon Math Heroes Make Numbers Real For Students

Teacher support is key to all of these efforts, which is why Raytheon is interested in rewarding educators who go the extra mile to get students excited.

08/27/2014

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Washington U. to Sponsor All-Girls Charter School

A new charter school for girls in St. Louis will focus on math, engineering and technology while trying to close the gender gap in the male-dominated hard sciences.

01/16/2014

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Alton School Official Deems Single-Sex Classrooms A Success

It began as an experiment last school year: segregate male and female students in sixth, seventh, and eighth grades.

01/08/2013

AURORA, CO - NOVEMBER 13: A child sits in a nutrition class during the Shapedown program for overweight adolescents and children on November 13, 2010 in Aurora, Colorado. The 10-week family-centered program held by the Denver area Children's Hospital teaches youth and their parents ways to lead a healthier more active lifestyle, as a longer lasting weight-loss alternative to dieting. Nationally, some 15 percent of children are overweight or obese, as are some 60 percent of adults. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

MU Study Finds Link Between Weight and Math Performance

Boys and girls whose obesity persisted from the start of kindergarten through fifth grade performed worse on the math tests.

06/14/2012

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