January 2016 - Top Stories

Are Your Periodic Tables Out of Date?

The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry recently announced four new "super-heavy" elements will be added to the periodic table.

President Obama commits to more Computer Science in Education

In his final State of the Union address, the president said that "helping students learn to write computer code" is among his goals for the year ahead.

Education Differences in G-20 Countries

The National Center on Education Statistics released a report on comparisons between education in the United States and the G-20 countries. "The U.S. stands out, both positively and negatively."