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January 9, 2013
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  • D.C. school sets out to extend reach of STEM education
    Educators at a science, technology, engineering and math high school in the District of Columbia are working to ensure students in the Title I school have access to an education that focuses on STEM careers. School officials say their program offers students another way to learn about math and science and ensures students have access to teachers with experience in STEM industries. PBS (1/8) Email this Story
  • Ohio college welcomes high-school students to new STEM program
    A partnership between a science, technology, engineering and math high school and a local college aims to expand innovation and enrich both schools' cultures. MC2STEM High School in Cleveland will serve juniors and seniors on the nearby Cleveland State University campus, where students can collaborate with and learn from the university's faculty and students. The Plain Dealer (Cleveland) (1/8) Email this Story
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  • Middle-school STEM initiative targets achievement gap
    To help address the shortage of minorities and women pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and math, the nonprofit education organization Citizen Schools has launched a STEM training program that will offer students hand-on experiences in STEM-related careers. With the help of a $3 million federal Investing in Innovation grant, Citizen Schools officials will work with STEM professionals to provide these opportunities for middle-school students. Education Week (1/8) Email this Story
  • Fla. college creates STEM facility to meet local industry needs
    Students taking classes at Indian River State College's new science, technology, engineering and mathematics center will have access to a new facility that features resources related to gaming, biotechnology, digital media, environmental science and more. Officials say the new STEM center was designed to provide students in the Fort Pierce, Fla., area with educational opportunities that match the needs of industries in the region. (Fort Pierce, Fla.) (1/7) Email this Story
  • Research shows growing number of women in tech leaderships roles
    The landscape in technology is changing rapidly for women, suggests Tracey Wilen-Daugenti, managing director of the Apollo Research Institute. More women are ignoring traditional paths into marketing, for example, and instead are becoming entrepreneurs and programmers, she says in this interview. One reason, she explains, is that young women are being inspired by seeing their mothers and other women start to break down gender stereotypes in the tech world. (1/8) Email this Story
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