Celia R. Baker
Recent Articles by Celia R. Baker
Published: Tuesday, January 28, 2014 9:27 am MST
Utah is one of 17 states that give science or math credit toward high school graduation for computer science classes. In Utah, computer science counts as a third math credit.
Published: Tuesday, January 28, 2014 9:10 am MST
Computer science job growth will explode in the next decade, but few U.S. students are studying computer science in high school. In most states, college-bound students have little incentive to take the class be...
Published: Wednesday, January 15, 2014 8:58 pm MST
When Comcast and Kahn Academy announced a multimillion-dollar education partnership last December, the companies said it would help low-income families cross the digital divide and gain educational opportunitie...
Published: Wednesday, January 15, 2014 8:51 pm MST
Hazing rituals continue on U.S. campuses despite efforts to stem them.
Published: Wednesday, January 15, 2014 11:08 am MST
Education predictions for the new year continue to roll in.
Published: Friday, January 10, 2014 11:36 am MST
Bob Kerrey, the former Nebraska governor and U.S. senator, has bold ideas about higher education innovation, honed during a 10-year stint as president of the New School, a private university in New York.
Published: Friday, January 3, 2014 10:45 am MST
Alaska, Nebraska, Texas and Virginia did not adopt Common Core State Standards. Minnesota adopted the English standards, but not the math standards.
Published: Thursday, January 2, 2014 12:02 pm MST
The optional reading lists that accompany Common Core English standards contain some racy books.
Published: Wednesday, January 1, 2014 4:53 pm MST
Common Core State Standards for K-12 education were adopted by 45 U.S. states, but controversy continues to rage. The sharpest battle line divides the tea party and business wings of the Republican Party.
Published: Wednesday, January 1, 2014 4:52 pm MST
Arguments over Common Core fill the hallways of schools and legislative chambers across the nation. What kinds of skills are students required to master as part of the Common Core?