Accelerating Gains in K-12 Engineering Education

November 27, 2019

States’ efforts to incorporate technology and engineering into K-12 science instruction appear to be bearing fruit: More than five years after states began adopting K-12 science standards that feature technology & engineering, eighth graders have notched higher scores on a national assessment of those subjects. This report presents Education Commission of the States’ analysis of results from that assessment, National Assessment of Educational Progress in Technology and Engineering Literacy (TEL).

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Proven Instructional Models to Help Unique Learners Achieve

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How ed-tech can help leapfrog progress in education

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whitePaper | July 31, 2020

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whitePaper | December 19, 2019

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