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Spelman College has teamed up with the nonprofit SMASH for an initiative aimed at increasing the representation of Black women in STEM.

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NFL player Emmanuel Ellerbee has founded a nonprofit designed to introduce student-athletes to STEM.

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West Virginia State University will create a bronze statue and scholarship fund in honor of NASA’s Katherine Johnson.

School officials there are encouraging parents to download a free math app that, as stated in at least one major study, improves math scores.

A spunky and vibrant 10-year-old from the UK has inspired many with her math skills and her journey as a college freshman. Esther Okade from Walsall in the West Midlands is a big fan of dolls, Frozen, and the wonderful world of mathematics. Since the age of three, Okade expressed her love for numbers and quadratic […]


According to the most recent Program for International Student Assessment (PISA), which measured 65 countries, 29 countries outperformed the United States in math and 22 in science. The city of Shanghai was two full years ahead of Massachusetts, our top-ranking state. There is an opportunity for Common Core State Standards (CCSS) to enhance education in […]

According to a U.S. Department of Education survey somewhere between seven and 35 Black high school students took calculus in Oregon schools during the 2009-2010 school year. These startling low numbers and other statistics are prompting district leaders to acknowledge and reevaluate ways to reverse the inferior educational outcomes of African Americans in the state. […]