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Educating Students About Aerospace Careers

“212,000 pilots are needed for North America alone. 193,000 maintenance technicians are needed for North America alone…There’s a good opportunity for students to pursue aviation jobs. A student can start at a regional airline at $60,000 a year.” Continue reading

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Ed News: Teachers Need More Pay, Not Merit Pay

This week in education news, Title IV-A Coalition opposes President Trump’s plan to pull the plug on $1.2 billion block grant; research-practitioner partnerships across the country work to improve the quality of teachers who enter the teaching workforce; Deans for … Continue reading

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Ed News: Nebraska’s New Education Standards To Include Climate Change

This week in education news, Louisiana to start push to boost student interest in STEM, especially among women; Nebraska approves new science education standards that include climate change; Gallup 2017 Survey of K-12 superintendents highlights challenges facing districts; Next Generation … Continue reading

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Ed News: Peer Interest In Science Leads Students To STEM Jobs

This week in education news, a majority of Americans are familiar with the opt-out movement according to a new survey; the country’s teaching force is still predominantly white and female; only 39 percent of high school students in Illinois passed … Continue reading

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Ed News: A Glimpse Into A Next Generation Science Classroom

This week in education news, a preview of what the science standards look like in the classroom; California students go online in record numbers to take standardized tests aligned with the Common Core; computational thinking brings extensive learning benefits; virtual … Continue reading

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Bridging Elementary and Secondary Science and the Common Core: Featured Strand at NSTA Conference in Portland, OR, October 24-26, 2013

This October, the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) will feature a special strand “Bridging Elementary and Secondary Science and the Common Core” at our Conference on Science Education in Portland, OR, October 24-26, 2013. Adopted by most states, the Common … Continue reading

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