Less Than Half Of California Students Meet New Reading, Math StandardsLess than half of all California students passed new math and English tests aligned with the Common Core standards and considered indicators of college and career readiness, according to results released Wednesday.
California Educator Changes Common Core Math AttitudesOne South San Francisco teacher is successfully removing math fears from students by enforcing confidence and persistence in the classroom.
Extra-Curricular Programs In California Contribute To STEM CareersCalifornia’s public school system contribute to STEM careers by offering science-centric activities through after-school programs.
Celebrate 'Pi Day' With Math And Pie In OCWith Pi Day right around the corner, it's time to think about how you want to celebrate. The activities below enable you to get your math nerd on or indulge in some of the tastiest pies around.
Engineering A Love For Science In KidsKevin Jarrett isn’t your typical computer teacher. His students build walls from clay, sand and water. They design parachutes from coffee filters. And it’s perfectly fine if the things they build don’t work the first time.
STEM Education & Why President Obama Has Made It An Educational PriorityInnovation drives the U.S. economy, and employees with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills have become a hot commodity in post-recession America.
Computer Science Instead Of Math? Calif. Bill May Change College GuidelinesA Pacoima lawmaker wants to help students get into California state colleges and universities by using some computer science classes to fulfill math requirements for college admissions.
Fullerton Math Teacher Pleads Not Guilty To Sexually Assaulting 3 Male StudentsA 28-year-old math teacher pleaded not guilty Wednesday to sexually assaulting three male students at a Fullerton junior high school, prosecutors said.
Brown Signs Bill Ending Current Standardized TestsA bill ending the standardized tests that California public school students have taken in reading, math and social science since 1999 received Gov. Jerry Brown's signature on Wednesday.
Calif. Senate Approves Dropping Standardized TestsThe state Senate approved a bill Tuesday that would end traditional standardized testing of students in reading, math and social science, as the top federal education official threatened to withhold federal funds if the measure becomes law.
Calif. Seeks To Shelve Current Standardized TestsCalifornia education officials proposed Wednesday to immediately do away with the standardized reading, math and social science tests used to measure student learning and school performance since the late 1990s.
Author, Rocket Scientist Shares Tips To Remove 'Mathaphobia'Author and award-winning rocket scientist, Olympia LePoint, stopped by KCAL9 Tuesday to discuss her book “Mathaphobia”!