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Does your high school offer chemistry? Probably not.

About 3 in 5 schools that include 7th grade in the US don't have a class called "chemistry," Education Week says. Here's why.

US teachers harbor climate change misconceptions

US science teachers have some of the same misconceptions about climate change as the general public, and they need more support.

In classrooms, fish hook students … on science

Elementary students become more interested in being scientists when their classrooms have live fish, a new study from Johns Hopkins has found.

Flyers players relate science, math to hockey

Getting kids interested in learning about math and science, as it relates so much to the world around them, means something in Penn., Del., & N.J.

SCOTUS won’t hear Kan. science/atheism case

Science standards in a Bible-belt state have a tough fight. But the science will remain, and it would be great if it could co-exist with religious belief.

Calif. and U.S. in standoff over a science test

Calif. officials say they shouldn't waste students' time with science tests that don't even test understanding of new science standards. US says they have to.

NAEP reports state-level scores on science test

Scores were released Thursday on the 4th-, 8th-, and 12th-grade science test for NAEP. State-level results might not tell us what we need to know.

Blogger has tips for teaching ELLs about science

Teaching science with the Next Generation Science Standards is a challenge, but it's worth every ounce of effort, esp. in the real world.

Weekly national school snapshots, Nov. 6

Data privacy and the 2016 presidential campaign dominate national school news headlines for the most recent week.

Sci. & Soc. Stud. standards get a hearing in Mich.

Information sessions about new science and social studies learning standards are ongoing in Mich., with a few more planned for this week.