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Ed News: Higher Ed is Pushing STEM Diversity, But is Change Happening Fast Enough?

This week in education news, Senator Klobuchar is running for president; girls of color have a place in STEM; report finds that the teaching force has been greatly changing, but few have noticed; University of California system now allowing high … Continue reading

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Ed News: Why Students Should Read Scientific Literature

This week in education news, across the board teachers feel disrespected; University of Utah professors and local teachers are developing high school curriculum about opioids; Arizona State Board of Education approved revised science standards; new study finds 55 percent of … Continue reading

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Ed News: How P-16 Education Can Increase Women In STEM Fields

This week in education news, the majority of the nation’s seniors will graduate having never taken physics; report finds teacher shortage and lack of supplies delay rollout of the new science standards in California; new study shows women dominate the … Continue reading

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Ed News: Where Will STEM Education Be In 5 Years?

This week in education news, by 2018, it is projected that 2.4 million STEM jobs will go unfilled; money is not the most important thing to teachers; policymakers and educational organizations are increasingly investing resources in building out the STEM … Continue reading

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Ed News: VR Is Great, But Here’s Why Hands-On Learning Can’t Disappear

This week in education news, hands-on learning can’t disappear; new data shows that the U.S. teaching force has grown by 13 percent in four years; STEM instruction offers workforce benefits beyond the traditional fields; a new survey shows more than … 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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