(WASHINGTON) -- The three U.S. military academies must implement changes to stem an increase in sexual assaults, according to a Pentagon study released Thursday that showed cadets and midshipmen were receiving "mixed messages" about prevention measures due in part to a toxic culture of... Read More.
M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust, a local philanthropic organization, awarded the YMCA of Snohomish County a multi-year, $277,500 grant to expand its successful Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Discovery Program. Grant funds will allow the program... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Jahsha Tabron, the 2022 Delaware teacher of the year, taught special education for more than two decades and cherished what she called the "winning moments" of growth in her students."[Where] you have a nonverbal student who is now able to speak... Read More.
(LONDON) -- American toymaker Mattel, the parent company of the iconic Barbie dolls, has honored British STEM trailblazer Dr. Maggie Aderin-Pocock MBE with a unique Barbie in her likeness.Aderin-Pocock -- space scientist and science educator -- is well known for hosting the BBC show... Read More.
The YMCA of Snohomish County is partnering with Techbridge Girls to bring STEM ChangeMakers™, an innovative, out-of-school enrichment program, to three YMCA locations. STEM ChangeMakers is a place for girls and gender-expansive youth in grades 6-8... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced this week it would require a negative COVID-19 test from all travelers arriving to the U.S. from China as well as those from Hong Kong and Macau.It comes as China experiences a surge of... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Several schools are bringing back mask mandates to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and other respiratory illnesses.In New Jersey, two school districts said students will be required to wear face coverings indoors upon returning from winter break.Paterson Public Schools, which serves... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Rep. Frederica Wilson on Wednesday introduced legislation to raise the national minimum salary for public school teachers to $60,000 -- a proposal that the career educator hopes the next Congress will take up in the new year."I think that the pandemic itself... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Some schools across the United States have been closing early in an attempt to stem influenza outbreaks.In Maine, students at Casco Bay High School in Portland were dismissed early on Friday, Dec. 2, due to 32% of pupils and staff members... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Former WNBA player Niesha Butler has opened the first Afro-Latina-owned STEM camp, S.T.E.A.M. Champs, in New York City to reduce accessibility barriers to tech educational resources for Brooklyn youth."If a kid could actually say that they can be LeBron James, and roll... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A 66-year-old man who was diagnosed with HIV in 1988 is said to be free of both the HIV virus and cancer, following a stem cell transplant from an unrelated donor for leukemia, according to a breakthrough announcement at the International... Read More.