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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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Another Year of Math in Illinois High Schools

If the governor gives his blessing, next year’s class of freshmen will have to complete four years of math instead of the current three to graduate.

05/11/2012

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Tutoring Centers for St. Louis

The nonprofit centers would serve children attending any St. Louis public school in which a majority of students scored less than “proficient” on the most recent statewide assessment.

03/07/2012

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Illinois H.S. Students Need a Fourth Year of Math

Lt. Gov. visits all 40 community colleges in Illinois.

01/20/2012

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Missouri Drops in Math on National Test ‎

In Missouri, the average math score for eighth-graders was 282 on a scale of 0 to 500.

11/01/2011