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TAF, a model for STEM education, helps diverse students build futures - The Seattle Times


The Seattle Times

TAF, a model for STEM education, helps diverse students build futures
The Seattle Times
The foundation hopes to serve as a model for STEM education, said Trish Millines Dziko, a TAF co-founder who left Microsoft in 1996 to start the nonprofit. Dziko spent 15 years in the tech industry, and was a founding member of Blacks at Microsoft, the ...

Inside the pioneering Seattle area school that's shaking up how STEM education is taught - GeekWire


GeekWire

Inside the pioneering Seattle area school that's shaking up how STEM education is taught
GeekWire
But inside those modest walls is something approaching a revolution in STEM education. TAF Academy, a sixth- to 12th-grade public school focused on teaching kids science, technology, engineering and math, is defying the odds. Roughly 20 percent of the ...

White House to bolster STEM education, close skills gap | CIO - CIO


CIO

White House to bolster STEM education, close skills gap | CIO
CIO
Touting new advanced placement course, the Obama administration looks at interdisciplinary approach to improve STEM education for underrepresented ...

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National Organization to Work with Four NJ Communities to Improve STEM Education - Cape May County Herald


Tampa Bay Business Journal

National Organization to Work with Four NJ Communities to Improve STEM Education
Cape May County Herald
To begin to meet the need, the New Jersey STEM Pathways Network chose four communities to work with a national organization that will show them how to provide the STEM education and experiences students need to succeed in college, career, and life.
HCC gets millions to improve STEM education programTampa Bay Business Journal
$5.8 Million Federal Grant Helps Raise the Bar in STEM EducationCSUF News
St. Mary's STEM programs get $5.3 million boostSt. Mary's University
San Antonio Express-News (subscription) -Pilot Tribune -U.S. Department of Education (press release)
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Eagles Celebrate STEM Education Center and New Residence Hall - ERAU News


Eagles Celebrate STEM Education Center and New Residence Hall
ERAU News
Gathered at the edge of a bustling construction site, hundreds of Eagles made their mark in Embry-Riddle history by signing a beam that will become part of the new STEM Education Center building. Joseph Scrivens was among some of the first students to ...

FCSD3 receives $10,000 grant for STEM education | WBTW.com - WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC


WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

FCSD3 receives $10,000 grant for STEM education | WBTW.com
WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC
LAKE CITY, SC – To feed the world's rapidly growing population and tackle many other global challenges, the country's next generation of leaders will need to ...

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BP Adams Announces $26 Million Towards STEM Education in Brooklyn Schools - Brooklyn Reader


Brooklyn Reader

BP Adams Announces $26 Million Towards STEM Education in Brooklyn Schools
Brooklyn Reader
Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams announced on Tuesday an allocation of more than $26 million will go towards STEM-focused education across 150 schools throughout Brooklyn for Fiscal Year 2017, including schools of Central and East Brooklyn ...

Kuster Introduces Bill to Encourage STEM Education - Patch.com


Patch.com

Kuster Introduces Bill to Encourage STEM Education
Patch.com
WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Rep. Ann McLane Kuster, D-NH, introduced legislation on Sept. 27, 2016, to provide new resources for STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) subjects in early childhood education, according to a press statement.

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Local farmers help HCHS win $10000 grant for STEM education - The Gleaner


The Gleaner

Local farmers help HCHS win $10000 grant for STEM education
The Gleaner
Henderson County High School AP Chemistry student Danny Peterson uses saltwater to illuminate a lightbulb during the Chemical Magic Show put on by AP Chemistry students and Science Olympiad teams Monday night at South Middle School. 12/05/2005.

STEM Education Is Vital--but Not at the Expense of the Humanities - Scientific American


The Hill

STEM Education Is Vital--but Not at the Expense of the Humanities
Scientific American
Kentucky governor Matt Bevin wants students majoring in electrical engineering to receive state subsidies for their education but doesn't want to support those who study subjects such as French literature. Bevin is not alone in trying to nudge higher ...
STEM education: Not just for the next Neil ArmstrongThe Hill
STEM education leader visits UICUIC News
What STEM Education Will Look Like in 2026MeriTalk (blog)
Education Dive -Sidney Daily News (subscription) -Northwest Indiana Business Quarterly (press release)
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Dr. James J Hirstein

Professor of Mathematics

The University of Montana

james.hirstein@umontana.edu

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