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Gowdy, Duncan disagree on STEM Education Act - Greenville News


Greenville News

Gowdy, Duncan disagree on STEM Education Act
Greenville News
The bill would categorize computer science as part of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) for the purpose of STEM education activities at various government agencies, and direct the National Science Foundation to continue providing ...
The yeas and nays: How Maine's congressional representatives voted this weekBangor Daily News

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Indiana needs to invest in STEM education - Indianapolis Star


Indianapolis Star

Indiana needs to invest in STEM education
Indianapolis Star
The importance of kindergarten-through-Grade 12 STEM preparation is why I spoke to the Indiana House Education Committee in January in favor of a bill that would have created and sustained a STEM Pathway Network to strengthen K-12 STEM education ...

Students demonstrate, educate at U46 STEM Expo - Chicago Tribune


Chicago Tribune

Students demonstrate, educate at U46 STEM Expo
Chicago Tribune
McKellar's wife Carol McKellar co-founded Elgin's Got Robot with him and said mentoring students in the program has given her "a hands-on opportunity to advocate for STEM education." As one of the event's guest speakers, she encouraged parents to ...

Why Chevron Is Helping Fund STEM Education - TIME


TIME

Why Chevron Is Helping Fund STEM Education
TIME
Over the last year, I've become more interested in the Maker Movement and programs that focus on STEM education — science, technology, engineering and math. Like many people, I believe the U.S. education system needs to do more to get kids interested ...
We must commit to graduating 100000 Latino engineers in next 10 years: Tony ...LA Daily News

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YISD all-girls school would emphasize STEM education - KFOX El Paso


YISD all-girls school would emphasize STEM education
KFOX El Paso
YISD leaders said the all-girls academy would serve sixth grade through 12th grade with an emphasis on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education. "The low number of young women who are involved in the STEM field is something we ...

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How STEM education spells success for Birmingham's workforce - Birmingham Business Journal


How STEM education spells success for Birmingham's workforce
Birmingham Business Journal
"We're wasting a bunch of genius in the country, and a lot of people don't understand the possibilities of a STEM education," said #YesWeCode founder Van Jones. " These are well-paying jobs, around $50,000 to $70,000 starting salaries depending on ...

MCSD, CSU partnership expands STEM education - Columbus Ledger-Enquirer


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MCSD, CSU partnership expands STEM education
Columbus Ledger-Enquirer
More than 17,000 Muscogee County School District students have received enhanced education this school year in the critical STEM subjects of science, technology, engineering and math, thanks to a partnership with Columbus State University. MCSD is ...
Muscogee schools, Columbus State partner on science, math, tech programGreenfield Daily Reporter

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Photos: Teens Go Beyond STEM Education to Promote Science and Tech Careers - U.S. News & World Report


Photos: Teens Go Beyond STEM Education to Promote Science and Tech Careers
U.S. News & World Report
The STEM Club at Glenbard West High School in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, puts on a conference – Project I – to help kids learn about science, technology, engineering and math fields. Project I co-founders Claire Wild, 15, and Shay Kiker, 17, say that the ...

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Pew survey: 84% of scientists say US lagging on STEM education is a 'major ... - BetaBoston


BetaBoston

Pew survey: 84% of scientists say US lagging on STEM education is a 'major ...
BetaBoston
Despite the low public and scientific opinion on the state of STEM education, gains have been made to rectify the problem in recent years. A report by the National Science Foundation found that US fourth graders and eighth graders have made ...

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Energy Companies Are Big Backers Of STEM Education - Wyoming Public Media


Wyoming Public Media

Energy Companies Are Big Backers Of STEM Education
Wyoming Public Media
There's a nationwide push to get more students involved in STEM education. That's Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. But, despite enthusiasm—and Wyoming's above average school funding— few K-12 schools in the state have been able to build ...

Dr. James J Hirstein

Professor of Mathematics

The University of Montana

james.hirstein@umontana.edu

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