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The AAS Council has created a task force to provide the AAS with a data-driven, well-considered path for the future of the Society’s educational philosophy and activities. Your input is requested!

28 Apr 2016

The AAS Education Task Force invites the submission of white papers on education, professional development, and public outreach and the Society's role in these areas.

20 Apr 2016

StudySoup, an online peer-to-peer learning marketplace, has launched a new scholarship program open to high school seniors through graduate students. Deadline for fall 2016 semester scholarship: 1 October 2016

08 Apr 2016

President Obama hosted the first ever White House Science Fair six years ago and will host the final fair of his administration on Wednesday, 13 April. Watch online at wh.gov/science-fair.

30 Mar 2016

The Every Student Succeeds Act reauthorizes the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, rewrites No Child Left Behind, and aims to strengthen education in science, technology, engineering, and math.

14 Dec 2015
Meg Urry

Data show only a weak correlation between Graduate Record Exam scores and success in grad school. Worse, there are stronger correlations of score with gender and race.

09 Dec 2015

The AAS seeks information from department chairs to make our "College Departments Offering Astronomy Related Degrees" page more complete and up to date.

22 Oct 2015

If you have successfully integrated meaningful research experiences into your undergraduate curriculum, a new website from the Council on Undergraduate Research wants to share your story with the broader community.

30 Sep 2015

Are you bringing research experiences into introductory classes on your campus? Please share your thoughts, comments, stories, and experiences with the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy.

07 Jul 2015

The nonprofit EnCorps STEM Teachers Program is recruiting professionals in science, technology, engineering, and math into new careers in education — currently in California, but eventually in other states too.

08 Apr 2015

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