Announcements

The next DR K-12 PI Meeting will be held in 2012. More information on this will be available in the coming weeks.
i3 Investing in Innovation Fund While the program is smaller than last year’s, there is a STEM priority. At a glance: http://www2.ed.gov/programs/innovation/2011/i3-at-a-glance.doc Scale-up Grants:...
The Condition of Education 2011 and The Condition of Education 2011 in Brief Today, Thursday, May 26th, Commissioner Jack Buckley, National Center for Education Statistics, released The Condition of...
MSPnet's 2010 User-Friendly Handbook for Project Evaluation http://hub.mspnet.org/index.cfm/22603 Authors:Joy Frechtling, Melvin M. Mark, Debra J. Rog, Veronica Thomas, Henry Frierson, Stafford Hood...
The first National Science Foundation Regional Grants Conference of fiscal year 2012, will be hosted by The University of Texas at Austin on October 17-18, 2011. Key officials representing each NSF...
On April 21, 2011, Change the Equation will release new state-by-state “Vital Signs” reports which offer states recommendations on improving STEM learning outcomes. Change the Equation will be live...
NSF is funded at $6.9 billion, a reduction of $551 million below the FY 2011 request. This is $307 million more than H.R. 1. For more information,visit: http://appropriations.senate.gov/news.cfm?...
The 2012 NSELA Professional Development Institute (PDI) on “Leading Professional Development in Science Education” will be held in Indianapolis, IN, on Wednesday, March 28, 2012. This RFP solicits...
Core Curriculum Must Build a Bridge from Standards to Achievement A group brought together by the Albert Shanker Institute makes a “A Call for Common Content.” “Shared curriculum in the core academic...
Joan Ferrini-Mundy to Become NSF Assistant Director for Education and Human Resources February 24, 2011 Joan Ferrini-Mundy has been selected as the new assistant director of the National Science...
Results for The Nation’s Report Card: Science 2009 Trial Urban District Assessment (TUDA) now available! The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) has just released the 2009 Science...
ITEST and COSEE Curriculum Development - Webinar     In this webinar, the ITEST Learning Resource Center and COSEE (Centers for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence) http://www.cosee.net/ will...
Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears (http://beyondpenguins.nsdl.org), aNSF-funded project of the School of Teaching and Learning, College ofEducation and Human Ecology, has been awarded the AAAS Science...
On Monday, February 14, Dr. Subra Suresh, NSF Executive Director, will present the FY2012 Budget Overview at the NSF headquarters, 4201 Wilson Blvd, Arlington.  The ASEE Engineering Deans Council...
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...
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...

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