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Ed News: Got STEM Funding? Here’s How To Use It

This week in education news, Pennsylvania needs to get serious about STEM education; personalized learning has broad appeal, but may be more revolutionary than people think; and to properly integrate coding and computer science into the education system, it is critical to provide teachers with access to training programs that support their personal development. Pa. […]

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Let Your Voice Be Heard–Support STEM Education in Final No Child Left Behind Bill

Hopes mount that Congress will complete reauthorization of No Child Left Behind this fall, establishing the federal funding and programs that will help to define K-12 education for the next several years. House and Senate education leaders and their staff are continuing their work to reconcile the differences in their respective bills (H.R. 5 and […]

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Are we in the midst of a STEM movement?

Each day there seems to be more focus and discussion about STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education. The volume of comments in the various social media forums seems to have really taken off:  in the first few hours the other morning I was reading the discussion on one of our blogs about starting a […]

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The American Jobs Act and science labs

Last week President Obama introduced his new American Jobs Act, which included provisions that will impact schools, teachers and, specifically, science labs. A press release on the American Jobs Act claims that “as many as 280,000 education jobs are on the chopping block in the upcoming school year. These cuts could have a significant impact […]

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