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Much Ado About Algebra II

AUSTIN (AP) – The math class of exponents and imaginary numbers – and a potential predictor of a student’s success in college and in life – has become a key point of contention as the […]

03/16/2013

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Texas Tops Nation In Math & Science Scores

Texas students outscored the rest of the country in science and math, but fell behind on literacy tests, according to a new report by the National Center for Education Statistics.

02/21/2013

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Students With Autism Lead Toward STEM Majors

A study has found that students with autism chose majors in science, technology, engineering and math — the so-called STEM majors — at higher rates than students without the condition.

02/05/2013

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Plano Academy Teaching Preschoolers Sign Language

Private Plano academy, TLC School, hopes to better prepare its students for math and reading with sign language.

CBS 11–10/02/2012

A math teacher uses a white board to explain a sum to students. (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Study Says Obese Kids Likely Worse At Math

Children’s math abilities may have as much to do with their bellies as it does with their brains. A study finds that obese kids are more likely to be worse at math than their skinnier peers.

06/15/2012

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App Scans Faces To Guess Age & Gender

A new app, developed in Austin, arrived on San Francisco’s night scene to scan the faces of patrons at 25 bars, trying to determine their ages and genders.

05/22/2012

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Math & Science Education Needs Highlighted As CEOs Volunteer

A new hands-on education project had dozens of North Texas business executives busy this morning, volunteering at an elementary school in the Dallas Independent School District.

05/15/2012

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Dallas Kindergartners Mastering Math Skills

A new math curriculum designed by SMU professors is helping kindergartners in Dallas develop necessary skills before they start first grade.

05/02/2012

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Texas Education Board Approves New Math Curriculum

The State Board of Education unanimously approved new math curriculum standards with little debate or fanfare on Friday.

04/20/2012

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Proposed New State Math Standards Draw Criticism

Texas’ new set of proposed K-12 math curriculum standards are drawing fire from an influential business organization and others who say they aren’t rigorous enough.

04/18/2012

Mayim Bialik, star of CBS comedy "The Big Bang Theory," acts as spokesperson for a new line of Texas Instruments calculators. (credit: Texas Instruments)

Texas Instruments Teams Up With “Big Bang” Star

Mayim Bialik of “Blossom” and “The Big Bang Theory” fame, is now the new spokesperson for a line of Texas Instruments calculators.

03/02/2012

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Many People Putting Their Luck In 11/11/11

Lucky number or easy date to remember? Whatever the reason, one upcoming day has become popular for couples looking to get married.

11/03/2011

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