When Brown v. Board of Education was decided more than 60 years ago, there were good paying, family supporting jobs for workers without formal educational credentials. But the era of pick and shovel jobs is long gone. Those who would support themselves and their families in the 21st century need a high school diploma and more: career training, an associate degree or, ideally, a four-year college degree.
In the interview with Re/code, President Barack Obama discusses the importance of teaching science, technology, engineering and math to all students.
Girl Day is a movement that shows girls how creative and collaborative engineering is and how engineers are changing our world. With hundreds of events happening each year, together we are driving the conversation about girls and engineering.
As the first African American woman to go into space and a physician, Mae Jemison shares her thoughts on the importance of STEM education with over 1,000 educators and advocates at Forum 2014.
While new statistics project increasing growth in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math — so-called "STEM" subjects — in coming decades, girls and young women appear less academically engaged in those fields than their male counterparts.
A review of Snap Circuits Jr., littleBits, and MaKey MaKey electric circuit kits.
When the south Baltimore recreation center closed its doors two years ago, Andrew Coy opened a whole one with an after-school program for kids to learn.
Doug Peltz discusses Mystery Science and how the content provides a set of engaging science lessons to elementary school students. The interview touches on the state of science education in elementary schools, as well as Doug's observations and insights into the key issues for an entrepreneur.
NCLR STEM students at work. NCLR is the largest national Latino civic rights and advocacy organization the United States.