September 2016 - Top Stories

Boeing awards $6 million in grants for STEM education

Boeing has awarded grants to focus on STEM education as well as  training to support the growing workforce in Washington state. Boeing said the company sees the grants as a long-range investment in its own future.

What if school wasn't out for the summer? Experts debate yearlong education

With the traditional 180 school day calendar teachers often have to re-teach between four and eight weeks annually after the summer. Schools are considering a year-round calendar in order to benefit teachers and students.

More States Mandate High Schools Count Computer Science as Math or Science

In a report from the Education Commission of the States, twenty states now require that high school students be allowed to count a computer science course as a math or science credit toward graduation.