Teenagers who regularly play online video games tend to improve their school results, according to new research from RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia.
Women lag behind men in the lucrative computer science and technology industries, and one of the possible contributors to this disparity is that they're less likely to enroll in introductory computer science courses.
High school students who take part in pre-college programs that focus on science are much more likely to pursue higher education and, eventually, careers in science, technology, engineering and medicine - the STEM disciplines.
Black students in schools with more black teachers have more positive attitudes and higher perceptions of fairness in school discipline, according to a new study that includes a University of Kansas researcher.
As a child growing up on a farm, I was fascinated by the night sky. I could identify all the constellations, and I'd gaze up at them, trying to get my mind around interstellar distances.
U.S. high schools haven't shown much improvement in the past four years when it comes to preparing college-ready graduates, according to the Iowa-based nonprofit group that administers the ACT college entrance exam.
Federal Education and Training Minister Christopher Pyne today met with his state counterparts to confirm his proposal to make science and maths compulsory for year 11 and 12 students. This is to be applauded by the scientific ...
Bill Shorten's recent announcement that, if elected, a Labor Government would "ensure that computer coding is taught in every primary and secondary school in Australia" has brought attention to an increasing world trend.
Mayor Bill de Blasio unveiled the next phase of his education agenda Wednesday, touting his massive prekindergarten expansion as the foundation for a series of new policy initiatives aimed at improving standards and leveling ...