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Engineering A Love For Science In Kids

Kevin 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.

09/08/2014

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Engineer Urges Girls To Smash Stereotypes

Today’s students have more reasons than ever to care about engineering.

09/08/2014

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STEM Education & Why President Obama Has Made It An Educational Priority

Innovation drives the U.S. economy, and employees with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills have become a hot commodity in post-recession America.

08/27/2014

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‘No Fake Math,’ Raytheon Math Heroes Make Numbers Real For Students

Teacher support is key to all of these efforts, which is why Raytheon is interested in rewarding educators who go the extra mile to get students excited.

08/27/2014

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Computer Science Instead Of Math? Calif. Bill May Change College Guidelines

A 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.

08/21/2014

Melissa Lindgren (pictured), an 8th-grade teacher at Nicolas Junior High School, was arrested in February. (Photo courtesy: Fullerton PD)

Fullerton Math Teacher Pleads Not Guilty To Sexually Assaulting 3 Male Students

A 28-year-old math teacher pleaded not guilty Wednesday to sexually assaulting three male students at a Fullerton junior high school, prosecutors said.

04/09/2014

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Brown Signs Bill Ending Current Standardized Tests

A 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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/02/2013

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Calif. Senate Approves Dropping Standardized Tests

The 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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/10/2013

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Calif. Seeks To Shelve Current Standardized Tests

California 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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/04/2013

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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”!

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/27/2013

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Brea High School Math Teacher Arraigned On Child Sex Assault Charges

An Orange County high school math teacher was expected to be arraigned Wednesday morning on charges that she sexually assaulted a 17-year-old student.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/24/2013

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Rancho Palos Verdes Teen Appointed To Calif. State Board Of Education

A Rancho Palos Verdes teenager has been appointed to the California State Board of Education by Gov. Jerry Brown.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/12/2013

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Celebrate ‘Pi Day’ With Math And Pie In OC

With 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.

CBS Los Angeles–02/24/2013

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