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President Obama Grants Waivers to 10 States for No Child Left Behind Act

By Blog Editor Susan Wells Yesterday, President Barack Obama gave 10 states a waiver from the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) 2001 Act. It was a bipartisan federal law signed by President George W. Bush on Jan. 8, 2002 that was a reauthorization…
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The Republican Candidates' Views on Education - Should We Do Away with the Department of Education?

By Blog Editor Susan Wells As the field narrows and we get closer to a front runner emerging for the Republican nomination for president, it's important that voters do their homework and really learn about each candidate and their views. The…
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Weather and Science Day 2011 - Erupting Clouds, Giant Smoke Rings and Exploding Trash Cans Captivate Huge Audience

From the moment the gates opened at 9:30 AM, there was an air of excitement that ran through Coors Field, home of the Colorado Rockies. The event was billed as the largest hands-on science show ever presented in Colorado… or maybe the country…
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President Obama... Please Let Me Help You Make Science Cool

President Barack Obama held a town hall meeting at Facebook headquarters on Wednesday... and his comment about making science cool caught my attention. “I’m frustrated by stories about how we can’t find enough engineers and computer programmers.…

Science Fair Winners Should Be Just as Celebrated as the Super Bowl Winner - President Obama

President Obama is a brilliant orator. When I listened to his State of the Union last night, his comments about education, innovation and science, in particular, really hit home. Nations like China and India realized that with some changes of…