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Va. Students Show Improved Scores on Revised Math SOLs

Virginia education officials say student performance improved on the state’s more rigorous mathematics tests.

08/20/2013

President Barack Obama visits a class at Moravia Park Elementary School on May 17, 2013 in Baltimore, Md. (credit: Kristoffer Tripplaar-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama Consoles Student After Failing To Answer Math Problem: ‘Subtraction Is Tougher Than Addition’

President Barack Obama left behind scandal-focused Washington on Friday to focus on the country’s slowly improving jobs picture.

05/17/2013

File photo of a female scientist. (Photo by PATRICK KOVARIK/AFP/GettyImages)

Study: Girls Losing Ground In Pursuing STEM Education Opportunities

A new study has found that girls are shying away from pursuing math and science educations with increasing frequency.

02/18/2013

President Barack Obama speaks during a campaign event at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas, on July 17, 2012. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages)

Obama Unveils $1 Billion Plan To Create Elite Corps Of Master Teachers

The Obama administration unveiled plans Wednesday to create an elite corps of master teachers, a $1 billion effort to boost U.S. students’ achievement in science, technology, engineering and math.

07/18/2012

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Violent Math Problems Add Up To Teacher’s Termination

A math teacher at Center City Charter Schools’ Trinidad campus lost her job after sending her elementary school students home with a worksheet filled with violent word problems.

03/05/2012