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.
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.
Kathleen Dwyer of MRH, Ruth Knop of Parkway West take math and science award.
Today’s students have more reasons than ever to care about engineering.
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.
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.
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.
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.
It began as an experiment last school year: segregate male and female students in sixth, seventh, and eighth grades.
Boys and girls whose obesity persisted from the start of kindergarten through fifth grade performed worse on the math tests.