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Vernier/NSTA Technology Awards Now Accepting Entries

Vernier and the National Science Teachers Association have opened applications for their annual technology awards.

Siemens Expands STEM Middle-Skill Initiative

The Siemens Foundation has added two new partners to its STEM Middle-Skill Initiative, which aims to support the development of middle school students' skills in science, technology, engineering and math.

Learning.com Launches National Coding Competition

To support the national Computer Science for All intiative, Learning.com has launched the first annual Code-a-Thon, a nationwide coding competition for elementary and middle school students.

New STEM Solutions Offer VR Experiences

Pitsco Education and zSpace have teamed up to introduce STEM Expeditions, a VR software and curricula that teach STEM topics to students in grades 7–9.

Senate Stalls On Perkins Act Update

A major revamp of the federal regulations and funding rules related to career and technical education in this country is on hold after the United States Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions canceled a scheduled meeting.

Texas Charters Turn to SaaS for New Student Management

Texas charter schools are increasingly turning to the cloud for new student management services.

NSTA, Northrop Grumman Open Applications for Teachers Academy

The Northrop Grumman Foundation Teachers Academy is now accepting applications to its second annual professional development program for middle school science, engineering and technology teachers.

9 Ohio Cyber Schools May Have to Pay State $83 Million

The Ohio Department of Education could demand repayment of $83 million from nine online charter schools for allegedly inflating student attendance records.

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