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2 years 6 months ago

Are you ready for Pi Day?!

BALTIMORE (AP) - Wednesday is March 14, or 3-14, the first three digits of the number pi. With that in mind, the Maryland Science Center will be celebrating Pi Day with events dedicated to all things related to pi, and even pie. Pi is the uneven ratio of a circle's...

3 years 9 months ago

Amazing teens show off work

WASHINGTON (AP) - Two high school students inspired by the science fiction movie "I, Robot" have won a $100,000 grand prize in a competition honoring the nation's top math and science students. The Siemens Competition announced the winners of its college scholarships Monday during a ceremony at George Washington...

3 years 9 months ago

Air Academy High wins Math Bowl

More than 200 students from 23 schools competed in the annual Math Bowl competition at CSU-Pueblo yesterday. The 2010 Math Bowl winner was Air Academy, coached by 1993 CSU-Pueblo graduate Barb Wilson, featuring team members Allan Gardner, David Bonney, and David Rincon-Cruz. Swink placed second with team members Charles...

4 years 5 months ago

Air Force Academy gives $210K to local education

The US Air Force Academy Research Office and Chief Scientist Col. Rob Fredell announced the donation of $215,000 to support education efforts for students in grades kindergarten through 12 as well as providing professional development opportunities to local educators. Programs in Academy School District 20, District 11 and the...

4 years 6 months ago

Obama: US cannot accept second best in education

President Barack Obama says America's "primacy in the world" is at stake in the quest to substantially improve educational quality and global competitiveness. Speaking to governors gathered at the White House Monday, Obama said he won't "accept second place for the United States of America." He noted that it continues...

4 years 7 months ago

Finding ways to fight the numbers

It's a pretty simple formula, an education can equal success, but right now for Colorado students, some variables are missing. "If students don't have the foundation skills to do post-secondary work, they're not going to succeed." Tim Griffin, executive director of strategic management at Pikes Peak Community College. ...

4 years 7 months ago

Math competition happens Saturday

Sixth, seventh and eighth graders will compete Saturday in math skills at a MATHCOUNTS competition at Palmer Hall at Colorado College. MATHCOUNTS is funded by private business and industry. Members of the National Society of Professional Engineers provide the manpower used to obtain the funding and stage the competition. ...

4 years 9 months ago

New standardized tests coming to Colorado

The Colorado Department of Education says it plans to implement new standardized tests that could eliminate the Colorado Student Assessment Program, or CSAP. The department said this week that the new tests would not be in the form of CSAP's multiple-choice questions based on as many as 30 topics in...

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