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Facing Public Outcry, New Mexico Restores Evolution and Global Warming to Science Standards - Mother Jones

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Facing Public Outcry, New Mexico Restores Evolution and Global Warming to Science Standards
Mother Jones
The whole saga began last month when, as Mother Jones first reported, the state's Public Education Department unveiled a set of draft standards for science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education spanning grades K-12. New Mexico's proposal ...

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Amazon's headquarters hunt a wake-up call on US education - The Hill

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The Hill

Amazon's headquarters hunt a wake-up call on US education
The Hill
Some states and school districts “get it,” and have been making the necessary investments in computer science and STEM education. Sadly, many other states and local school districts have fallen behind. According to the Computer Science Education ...

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Revisiting STEM Education as Vital for National Growth - THISDAY Newspapers

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THISDAY Newspapers

Revisiting STEM Education as Vital for National Growth
THISDAY Newspapers
To proffer solution to these issues and other challenges confronting STEM education in the country, Star Deep Water Petroleum Limited (a Chevron company) and the other Agbami parties recently held the Agbami STEM Symposium and Exhibition at the ...
Monroe City schools get $10000 grant for STEM programsHannibal.net
MU project awarded $1.25 million grant to improve STEM literacy in middle schoolsThe Maneater

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Why we still need to study the humanities in a STEM world - Washington Post

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Washington Post

Why we still need to study the humanities in a STEM world
Washington Post
Since then, private and public pushes to increase STEM education have given rise to new concerns about the value of a liberal arts education — as well as arguments about why it is incredibly valuable, even to people going into STEM fields. A new book ...

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Marcellus shale growth, retirements will drive need for STEM workers, RAND report says - Tribune-Review

October 17, 2017 - 5:12pm

Marcellus shale growth, retirements will drive need for STEM workers, RAND report says
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The API's goals are to increase awareness of STEM careers, improve STEM-related education from K-12, and expand workforce development opportunities for people working in STEM fields in 27 counties in southwestern Pennsylvania, northern West ...

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Arizona Science Center earns grant to enhance STEM education - AZ Big Media

October 17, 2017 - 3:53pm

AZ Big Media

Arizona Science Center earns grant to enhance STEM education
AZ Big Media
For five years, the APS Foundation has partnered with Arizona Science Center to improve rural Arizona education in the STEM subjects of science, technology, engineering and math. In June 2017, the APS Foundation awarded $180,000 in grant funding to ...

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US Dept. of Ed Grant Priorities Push School Choice Plus STEM - T.H.E. Journal

October 17, 2017 - 12:20pm

T.H.E. Journal

US Dept. of Ed Grant Priorities Push School Choice Plus STEM
T.H.E. Journal
Although many of the priorities focus on Betsy DeVos' flagship interest, school choice, the promotion of STEM education — and particularly computer science — also makes an appearance in the list. The availability of these grants allows DeVos to show ...
K-12 Policy Updates: Mandatory Fall Reading for Every Education EntrepreneurEdSurge

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Tech giants commit $300M to STEM education - eSchool News

October 17, 2017 - 3:01am

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Tech giants commit $300M to STEM education
eSchool News
The White House in September announced plans to spend $200 million a year on grants meant to boost STEM education in an effort to close a widening skills gap that, some say, has left Americans out of the running for scientific and technical jobs. Bay ...

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Mastercard bringing STEM education opportunities to 200000 girls by 2020 - Davis Enterprise

October 16, 2017 - 6:37pm

Davis Enterprise

Mastercard bringing STEM education opportunities to 200000 girls by 2020
Davis Enterprise
Launched in 2014, Girls4Tech is Mastercard's award-winning education program aimed at creating future problem-solvers. The curriculum was created in conjunction with top engineers and technologists at Mastercard to teach the foundations of STEM ...

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Picatinny to host second Pumpkin Slinging competition - New Jersey Herald

October 16, 2017 - 2:39pm

Picatinny to host second Pumpkin Slinging competition
New Jersey Herald
Picatinny Arsenal has created a STEM Education Outreach Program involving many members of its large world class research and development scientist and engineer workforce. They support public and private schools, colleges and universities with no-cost ...

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Next week: Hear from the educator bringing hip-hop to STEM education - Technical.ly Philly

October 16, 2017 - 12:19pm

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Next week: Hear from the educator bringing hip-hop to STEM education
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Emdin, Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematics, Science and Technology at Columbia University, is the author of Urban Science Education for the Hip-Hop Generation and For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood… and the Rest of Y'all Too: ...

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Midland Public Schools Joins Dow Chemical Bringing STEM ... - WSGW

October 16, 2017 - 12:32am

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Midland Public Schools Joins Dow Chemical Bringing STEM ...
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Students at Midland's Central Park Elementary School get hands on experience with robots. (WSGW News photo by Bill Hewitt). Midland Public Schools are ...

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Driving Interest in STEM among South African Girls - Africa.com - Africa.com

October 13, 2017 - 3:07pm

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Driving Interest in STEM among South African Girls - Africa.com
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STEM education for girls Mastercard today announced the African launch of its signature Girls4Tech™ programme at Sandtonview Primary School in ...
Mastercard employees teach STEM to local students - LoHud.comThe Journal News | LoHud.com

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Air Force SCV Flyovers Celebrate Supersonic Flight, STEM Education - SCVNEWS.com

October 13, 2017 - 2:09pm

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Air Force SCV Flyovers Celebrate Supersonic Flight, STEM Education
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To mark the 70th anniversary of the first supersonic flight on Oct. 14, 1947, following the formal ceremony Edwards Air Force Base will launch two formation flights which are scheduled to pass over Southern California schools today as part of its ...

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DOD gives Sweetwater district $8.5M grant for STEM programs - The San Diego Union-Tribune

October 13, 2017 - 8:15am

The San Diego Union-Tribune

DOD gives Sweetwater district $8.5M grant for STEM programs
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Students from the Sweetwater Union High School District gather to pose with local and regional delegates during a $8.5 million check presentation from the U.S. Department of Defense to the district for students focusing on STEM education. (Allison ...

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DeVos touts school choice, STEM for $4 billion in grants - ABC News

October 12, 2017 - 7:22pm

DeVos touts school choice, STEM for $4 billion in grants
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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has put forth a new set of priorities for states, schools and universities competing for federal grant money. The priorities include school choice, science and technology, special education and school safety. The ...

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ANCA Goal of Securing $100 Million MCC STEM Education Grant for Armenia Receives Support from Reps Royce and ... - Armenian Weekly

October 12, 2017 - 2:25pm

Armenian Weekly

ANCA Goal of Securing $100 Million MCC STEM Education Grant for Armenia Receives Support from Reps Royce and ...
Armenian Weekly
PASADENA, Calif.—House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-Calif.) and House Intelligence Committee Ranking Democrat Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) are backing an Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) initiative to establish a new ...

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Dell Inc. Expects to Donate Over $14 Million Globally in STEM Education for Underserved Children This Year - WebWire (press release)

October 12, 2017 - 2:47am

WebWire (press release)

Dell Inc. Expects to Donate Over $14 Million Globally in STEM Education for Underserved Children This Year
WebWire (press release)
As a part of ongoing efforts to invest in a more diverse technology workforce, Dell Inc. expects to contribute $14 million in grants and technology donations to support future generations of STEM workers, in current fiscal year which ends Feb. 3, 2018 ...
Dell will donate $14M this year to make sure kids are learning tech-savvy skillsAustin Business Journal

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Lake County STEM education partnership produces first project - News-Herald.com

October 11, 2017 - 10:42pm

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Lake County STEM education partnership produces first project
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Avery Dennison employee Mike Wilson distributes materials from his team's STEM education kit to a group of Lake County kindergarten teachers. Developed through a collaboration between Partners in Science Excellence and Avery Dennison dubbed “Stick ...

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APS received $7.8M grant for STEM education | KOB 4 - KOB 4

October 11, 2017 - 9:15pm

KOB 4

APS received $7.8M grant for STEM education | KOB 4
KOB 4
The state's largest school district is getting a big check from a federal grant for schools in the North Valley.
APS gets $7.8M grant for STEM magnet schools | Albuquerque ...Albuquerque Journal

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