6/11/2013 - U.S. News & World Report
Heart attack therapies can leave patients with an elevated risk of future heart failure, but four California high school students have a solution.
4/19/2013 - Scientific American
As part of a national contest, teams of high school students argue adaptation is the only viable response to global warming whereas another team calls for geoengineering.
1/22/2013 - The Washington Post (requires free registration)
The percentage of students at public high schools who graduate on time has reached its highest level in nearly 40 years, according to the most recent federal government estimates released Tuesday.
12/3/2012 - DesMoinesRegister.com
High-schoolers set their own pace in some science classes.
8/20/2012 - PennLive.com
During the second week of July, 16 rising sophomores from Susquehanna Twp. High School immersed themselves in environmental science and biology studies at Juniata College Raystown Field Station.
6/1/2012 - THE Journal
Booker T. Washington High School in Houston, TX, and NASA's Johnson Space Center are collaborating to inspire students to go into the fields of science and engineering through the High School Students United With NASA to Create Hardware program.
5/25/2012 - THE Journal
Team Antipodes, a three-person robotics team, was awarded first place in robot design during the recent international FIRST Tech Challenge robotics competition, which took place in St. Louis, MO.
5/4/2012 - U.S. News & World Report
High school competitions help lead students toward careers in engineering and technology.
5/1/2012 - ScienceDaily
University of Florida lepidopterist Andrei Sourakov has spent his life's work studying moths and butterflies. But it was his teenage daughter, Alexandra, who led research on how color impacts butterflies' feeding patterns.
4/9/2012 - U.S. News & World Report
More than 7,500 high school girls gathered to tinker with robotics this March, as part of the 15th annual Devry University HerWorld program. HerWorld aims to create college- and career-ready young women by encouraging them to explore the STEM fields.
3/14/2012 - L.A. Now
The high school seniors thought meeting President Obama was the coolest part of their trip to Washington—until a handful of them walked away with tens of thousands of dollars in prize money at the Intel Science Talent Search, a science competition for high school students.
1/26/2012 - The New York Times (requires free registration)
Only 21 states require students to attend high school until they graduate or turn 18. The proposal President Obama announced on Tuesday night in his State of the Union address—to make such attendance compulsory in every state—is a step in the right direction, but it would not go far enough to reduce a dropout rate that imposes a heavy cost on the entire economy, not just on those who fail to obtain a diploma.
12/6/2011 - Education Week; requires registration
A high school student from California has won a $100,000 scholarship for her research on the cancer cells.
10/11/2011 - THE Journal
A consortium of private companies and government space agencies is banding together in a worldwide educational venture being sparked by Google to inspire students to study space. YouTube Space Lab will challenge 14- to 18-year-old students to design a science experiment that can be performed in space.
8/25/2011 - Scientific American
High school student Shree Bose discusses her win at the first Google Science Fair.
8/24/2011 - Education Week
A survey of high school students conducted by Harris Interactive for the University of the Sciences reveals that 49% are "definitely or probably not" considering a career in science or health care—up nearly 9% from the year before. And among those 13- to 15-years-old, nearly 60% registered a lack of interest in the fields.
7/1/2011 - THE Journal
Prathana Dalal of Shawnee Mission East High School in Leawood, KA has won the International BioGENEius Challenge. The challenge is a competition for high school students who demonstrate an exemplary understanding of biotechnology through science research projects.
6/20/2011 - Kentucky Enquirer
When it comes to creating lab activities for his students, science teacher Michael Barker can stretch a dollar. The Newport High School physics and chemistry teacher recently received national recognition for making the most of limited lab resources.
6/10/2011 - ScienceDaily
As soil's importance to our future becomes evident, educating younger generations on the subject is a necessary task.
5/16/2011 - ScienceNews
Cancer-killing X-rays, nuclear threat detection, and a fishy new plastic were behind the projects that took top awards at the 2011 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. In addition to those top winners, hundreds of students took over $4 million in awards and prizes home from a May 13 awards ceremony.
5/12/2011 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Matthew Vernacchia was a winner in the 72nd Annual Pittsburgh Regional Science and Engineering Fair. For their scientific research judged tops from among 315 senior division entries, the Upper St. Clair High School senior and three other students will advance, all expenses paid and accompanied by chaperones, to the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in Los Angeles next week.
4/11/2011 - The Boston Globe
A science experiment compiled by a team of Connecticut students is being prepared for as trip on the shuttle Endeavor.
8/3/2010 - THE Journal
Is it possible that getting high school kids—even those who considered "high risk"—into college courses as part of a dual enrollment program could increase their chances of success and improve school retention efforts? That's the conclusion of a recent study on the topic.
6/10/2010 - The Seattle Times
Two seniors from Aviation High School in Des Moines hoisted a cheap camera into the atmosphere using a helium-filled balloon and managed to capture photographs of the atmosphere from 20 miles above Earth.
6/8/2010 - Voice of America News
Many ask if the students are failing or if the US educational system is failing them.