Tue., October 22, 2013 1:37pm
There are far too few black students in science, math and technology programs, according to a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dr. Cardinal Warde spoke Tuesday to a group of students at Fort Valley State University, a historically black college in middle Georgia. Warde, an MIT engineering professor, said black students lag behind others in science, technology, engineering and math programs also known as STEM education.
Fri., August 23, 2013 6:39am
Georgia’s Board of Education plans to discuss a request next month by Governor Nathan Deal to review the Common Core. Common Core is a set of standardized benchmarks of academic progress that several states voluntarily adopted. Georgia signed on in 2010 and implemented the standards beginning with the 2012-2013 school year.
Fri., August 17, 2012 3:56am
Georgia Southern University has established a new institute for interdisciplinary science, technology, engineering and math education. The institute plans to create a wide variety of partnerships across academia, business, education and research centers in southeast Georgia.
Fri., July 27, 2012 8:30am
Schools across Georgia will begin teaching new academic standards designed to ensure students are ready for college and careers after high school graduation. Georgia adopted the "Common Core" standards in July 2010. State officials earmarked $900,000 in grant money for training.