The RISE program offers economically disadvantaged and minority students in local high schools the opportunity to experience real-world science research. All of its alumni have attended college. Read the full article here.
High Hopes – Few Opportunities: The Status of Elementary Science Education in California, a new report from the Strengthening Science Education in California initiative, reveals that students have little access to high quality science education in California elementary schools. Intense pressure to meet accountability goals in mathematics and English has limited time for science, and teachers and schools do not have the infrastructure needed to consistently provide students with quality science learning opportunities. Read full report here.
Read about the 2010 Stanford Summer Research Program for Teachers in the Stanford Report.