The latest in national STEM news:
- Virtual Reality in the Classroom (U.S. News and World Report)
- See why some researchers believe using virtual reality as an educational tool could transform the American high school experience.
- U.S. Department of Education Issues First-Ever Pay for Success Awards to Expand Opportunity in Career and Technical Education, Dual Language Programs (The White House)
- The U.S. Department of Education announced awards to improve outcomes for at-risk youth by finding and scaling career and technical education (CTE) programs and advance effective dual language programs for early learners.
- What to Do about America’s STEM Education Gap (Scientific American)
- Last month’s STEM Summit 4.0 at the New York Academy of Sciences brought together educators, entrepreneurs and government employees to listen to and discuss strategies for teaching and engaging students in STEM topics.
- Opinion: How to Involve More Women and Girls in Engineering (U.S. News and World Report)
- Encouraging girls to explore math and science is just one of many ways we can help them develop a lifelong interest in STEM.
- Google: Race, Gender Gaps Persist in Computer Science Education (USA Today)
- New research from Google suggests black and Hispanic students are 1.5 times more likely than white students to be interested in learning computer science. Yet, black and Hispanic students have less access to computer science classes in school or exposure to computers at home.
Check out the latest research and reports in the STEM field:
- STEM 2026: A Vision for Innovation in STEM Education
- Arts Integration: A Promising Approach to Improving Early Learning
- Advancing Equity through ESSA: Strategies for State Leaders (CCSSO and Aspen Institute Education and Society Program)