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Steering girls toward STEM: Statistics and solutions

Women are significantly underrepresented in one of the fastest growing job sectors in the U.S. Experts say parents and teachers need to support girls' interest in math and science at a young age.

Wednesday - 08/28/2013, 09:14am EDT

Tags: science, STEM, career, college, Women, work, Rachel Nania

5 practical tips to get kids in a math mindset

Whether school has started or it is still a few weeks away, there are easy ways to get kids into a math mindset and ready for class.

Monday - 08/26/2013, 03:49pm EDT

Tags: Megan Cloherty, Larry Martinek, back to school, math skills


Groups focus on failing math scores in Montgomery County

Teachers across the region are sweating some big changes coming their way and that's no different in Montgomery County.

Tuesday - 07/16/2013, 07:57am EDT

Tags: Kate Ryan, joshua starr, Montgomery County Public Schools,

Montgomery County will address failing math grades

Superintendent Dr. Joshua Starr said the school system is aware of the issues and will form a group to tackle the problem.

Tuesday - 05/07/2013, 07:26am EDT

Tags: Kate Ryan, joshua starr, Montgomery County, high school, fail

Chain-link a bagel: Math never tasted so good

As it turns out, it is mathematically possible to cut a bagel into two linked pieces without breaking either half.

Monday - 06/25/2012, 05:42pm EDT

Tags: bagels, slice, BuzzFeed

Author multiplies interest in math by subtracting boredom

Train A leaves Chicago traveling 100 miles per hour. Train B leaves New York traveling 150 miles per hour. Both cities are 600 miles apart. Where will the two trains meet?

Wednesday - 05/02/2012, 04:24am EDT

Tags: nathan hager, sean connolly, word problems

Va. school board adopts stricter math assessments

Math assessments for Virginia students will be harder under revisions adopted by the state Board of Education.

Friday - 03/23/2012, 09:44am EDT

Tags: board of education, students, algebra