November 2016 - Top Stories

California State Board Approves Science Framework, Based on NGSS
California's State Board of Education approved a new set of standards after leaders pushed for rewriting the science curriculum that had not been changed since the late 1990s.

Studies Suggest Teachers Underestimate Girls' Math Abilities
According to researchers, many female students as early as kindergarten find barriers to opportunities in math, largely in part due to teacher's perceptions of their abilities. 

Sparking Learning Everywhere Kids Go
Playfully named "Supermarket Project" creates opportunities for children under the age of 8 to learn in Philadelphia-area supermarkets.