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Ed News: Betsy DeVos Steers Federal Grant For Innovation To STEM Programs

This week in education news, 11 of the 18 Education Innovation and Research grant recipients have programs focused on helping schools improve STEM instruction; there are 389,000 fewer teachers in the K-12 workforce new report finds; the job of a teacher is to help students apply content in meaningful ways to their lives; teacher evaluations […]

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Ed News: Want More Girls In Science Fields? Check The Images On Your Classroom Walls

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This week in education news, new study finds the older students get, the more their image of a “scientist” comes into line with that stereotypical view; new federal appropriation bill pours money into school safety program and early childhood education; ASEE releases statement in support of STEM diversity research; and new study finds that only […]

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What’s good for the girls in STEM?

“When we long for life without difficulties, remind us that oaks grow strong in contrary winds, and diamonds are made under pressure.” While these words widely attributed to the late Senate chaplain Peter Marshall hold true in many circumstances, girls and women experiencing the “contrary winds and pressure” of gender inequity may need additional support […]

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