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How can you mobilize to help the nation improve math and science education for all students? Read recommended actions from The Opportunity Equation report. MORE
 

We must raise the bar in education and rethink the design of school if we want excellent math and science learning for all students. The Opportunity Equation report provides a roadmap for this vision with recommendations for key stakeholders. MORE

 

Common Core Standards: Why Did States Choose to Adopt?

We hear from: Former Senator Bill Frist (R-TN), Education Commissioners Eric J. Smith (FL) and Mitchell D. Chester (MA), and the Thomas B. Fordham Institute's Chester Finn. MORE
 

 

Common standards, linked with rigorous assessments, set the bar for all students—from struggling to advanced—to master academically rigorous content and succeed in the global economy. MORE

 

Women@NASA Adds Aspire 2 Inspire for Middle School Girls Interested in STEM Careers

Tim Sohn
The Journal
11/28/2011

NASA has expanded the Women@NASA portion of its Web site to include a section targeting middle school girls considering education and careers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

The purpose of the new section, Aspire 2 Inspire, is to get female students thinking early about STEM areas they might be interested in pursuing. The section includes:

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