Announcements

The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) has just released The Nation’s Report Card: Science 2009. The 2009 science report presents results for students in grades 4, 8, and 12. National...
Report Identifies Instruments for Measuring Student Engagement This report reviews the characteristics of 21 instruments that measure student engagement in upper elementary through high school. It...
Recommendations from the CBMS Forum, October 2010. This white paper synthesizes the key recommendations for the continuing mathematical education of teachers generated at the CBMS Forum last October...
Education Opportunities in NASA STEM (EONS) Workshop will be held January 20, 2011 at the Westin in Washington, D.C. For more information on this workshop or to read more about other NASA...
Registration is open for the 2010 DR K-12 PI Meeting.  Due to the large size of the DR K-12 program, the meeting is open to invited guests only.  Check your inboxes (and spam boxes) for the...
The Agenda for the 2010 DR K-12 PI Meeting is now online.    ·         Download a printable version of the agenda. [PDF 382KB] ·         Browse or search the electronic version of the agenda...
Special Issue: Large-Scale Interventions in Science Education for Diverse Student Groups in Varied Educational Settings The Journal of Research in Science Teaching (JRST) invites you to prepare a...
For more information on the bill: The final vote in the House was 228 to 130 with 75 members not voting.  The details of the vote are here:  http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2010/roll659.xml The Speaker...
From the Aspen Institute: On Friday, December 17, 2010, the Aspen Institute Education and Society Program released a new publication, Assessment 2.0: "Next-Generation" Comprehensive Assessment...
On Friday, December 17, the Senate passed an amended version of the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act (HR 5116). The bill would authorize funding for research programs at the National Science...
The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) is an internationally standardised assessment that was jointly developed by participating economies and administered to15-year-olds in...
The 2011 Spring Drive-In Conference for Middle Grade Math and Science teachers will take place at North Carolina A&T State University on February 19. A series of activities will be provided by...
The National Education Technology Plan was released by the U.S. Dept of Education. The Administration sets target of 2015 to reach five key goals. To read the finalized NETP, "Transforming American...
  The Center for Elementary Mathematics and Science Education at the University of Chicago is convening a series of on-line forums on fidelity of implementation with a particular focus on STEM...
Precision Gains from Publically Available School Proficiency Measures Compared to Study-Collected Test Scores in Education Cluster-Randomized Trials In randomized controlled trials (RCTs) where the...
New state-level data on statewide policies on assessments, adequate yearly progress, high school graduation, and certification requirements for teachers are now available on the State Education...
America is home to extraordinary assets in science, engineering, and mathematics that, if properly applied within the educational system, could revitalize student interest and increase proficiency in...
Call for Presenters: Oct 15, 2010 submission deadline   Cyberlearning Tools for STEM Education  (CyTSE) Conference March 8-9, 2011 The Claremont Hotel Club & Spa Berkeley, CA       The call for...
CADRE Fellowship program 2010-2011 The CADRE Fellowship, now in its second year, is a capacity building experience for early career researchers and developers to gain exposure to STEM education...
NARST Early Career Research Award:  Submission Reminder The NARST Early Career Research Award acknowledges contributions to science education through research by individuals during the five years...
Video commentary on the Learning from Leadership Study: Learning from Leadership: Investigating the Links to Improved Student Learning is the largest in-depth study of school leadership to date....
Three surveys – Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS), the Teacher Follow-up Survey (TFS) and the Principal Follow-up Survey (PFS) – will be the focus of a training seminar held October 13-15, 2010 in...
The Director of the Institute of Education Sciences (Institute) has developed priorities to guide the work of the Institute. The National Board for Education Sciences (Board) must approve the...
The U.S. Department of Education (Department) received nearly 1,700 applications for the i3 competition. They will announce the names of the highest-rated applicants on August 5, 2010. At that time,...

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