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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

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

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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Texas Students Improve In Math, Stay Flat In Reading

Texas students exceeded their peers in math. Scores have been improving steadily over the past two decades. Reading is a different story.

11/01/2011

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SAT Reading Scores Fall To Lowest Level On Record

SAT reading scores for the high school class of 2011 were the lowest on record, and combined reading and math scores fell to their lowest point since 1995.

09/14/2011

Texas SAT Scores Dip In All 3 Subjects

 The College Board, which administers the SAT Reasoning Test, reports that math scores were down one point while scores in both reading and writing were down two.

09/14/2010

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