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Pacific Standard

Lillian Mongeau

19 November 2018

Anchorage, United States

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The Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program is working to provide full scholarships, a strong STEM background, and most importantly, a sense of community, to the majority Alaska-Native group of students in the p...

The Hechinger Report

Lillian Mongeau

19 November 2018

Anchorage, Alaska, United States

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Middle and high school students of Alaska Native descent enrolled in the Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program at the University of Alaska, Anchorage outperform most of their peers in the rest of the country o...

Christian Science Monitor

Elena Weissmann

9 November 2018

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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At a Boston high school, a targeted approach to attract a diverse student body to computer science courses is showing signs of success. By implementing a "computer science-heavy curriculum," and applying the technolog...

The New York Times

Abby Ellin

1 November 2018

New York, New York, United States

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Founded in 2011, the Brooklyn-based P-Tech school allows high school students to earn a secondary and associate's degree upon graduation. Born out of a partnership with the New York City Department of Education, New Y...

The New York Times

Melina Delkic

1 November 2018

New York, New York, United States

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The "maker" movement is a growing trend in education that allows students to learn in a creative, hands-on, project-based way that develops an idea in real time using tools and technology. The annual Maker Faire in Qu...

The Atlantic

Kristina Rizga

2 October 2018

Oklahoma, United States

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Over the course of her tenure, a third generation Oklahoma teacher transformed the way students at her school engage with STEM education, opening the door for rural white and American Indian students to join the natio...

WYSO

Jason Reynolds

4 September 2018

Dayton, Ohio, United States

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A low-cost summer program in Dayton, Ohio run by Ohio University and business partners is introducing students to the 21st century high-tech manufacturing industry. The camp is working to dispel the notion that manufa...

Durango Herald

Danika Worthington

13 August 2018

Boulder, Colorado, United States

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With a shortage of women pursuing careers within the sciences, a program based out of University of Colorado, Boulder is looking to tip the scales. Implemented by two female graduate students, Girls of Rock is open to...

Daily Emerald

Becky Hoag

20 May 2018

Oregon, United States

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Since 2010, the University of Oregon Science Literacy Program has provided professors and graduate students with ideas about effective and engaging active learning teaching models in order to improve science literacy ...

The Hechinger Report

Amadou Diallo

11 April 2018

Redmond, Washington, United States

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Two schools in New York and Washington state are breaking the traditional high school mold by combining college preparation with career and technical education. Amadou Diallo writes, "Debating whether kids need hands-...

Model D

Claire Charlton

19 February 2018

Detroit, Michigan, United States

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Michigan is becoming a leader in the field of autonomous vehicles. Fifteen colleges and universities across the state have joined in an academic consortium to ensure students entering the workforce will have the neces...

AL.com (Alabama Media Group)

Trisha Powell Crain

24 January 2018

Alabama, United States

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Closing the achievement gap requires raising the expectations not only of students, but also of leadership and institutions. In Pike County, Alabama, the school district has improved its learning outcomes by investing...

WOUB Public Media

Benny Becker

Jeff Young

Mary Meehan

25 November 2017

Stanville, Kentucky, United States

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In the rural, rugged country of Appalachia, towns like Stanville face some of the country’s most profound economic and public health problems. Some of these communities, however, are making remarkable strides against ...

Politico

Erick Trickey

19 October 2017

Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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Only 12 percent of the STEM workforce is Black or Hispanic. Starting with Baltimore, one nonprofit is looking to change that. In 2013, the Digital Harbor Foundation converted a rec center into a home for after school ...

Wall Street Journal

Carolyn Jones

30 May 2017

California, United States

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EnCorps, a nonprofit that helps and trains mid-career STEM professionals to become teachers, has emerged as one promising solution to the shortage of K-12 math and science instructors nationwide. The California-based ...

Hakai Magazine

Cheryl Katz

25 May 2017

New York, New York, United States

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New York City’s Harbor School is a public school that provides students with a comprehensive education in oceanic issues. Classes happen in a traditional classroom on Governor’s Island as well as on the harbor. Throug...

The New York Times

David L. Kirp

1 April 2017

Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States

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Despite a deplorably small budget and an ominous lack of support from the government, the Union Public Schools district of Tulsa, Ok is achieving the incredible. Though many of the students are minorities and hail fro...

The Baltimore Sun

Liz Bowie

28 March 2017

Hartford, Connecticut, United States

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Starting in the late 80s, Hartford school officials implemented programs to reverse the de facto segregation present in the district. Chief among these programs was developing 42 magnet schools, many of which provided...

Bright Magazine

Holly Korbey

8 March 2017

United States

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A growing body of research suggests knitting and crocheting can be used to teach math. It could also be a way to bridge the gap between men and women in the STEM fields, and make the subject more approachable to young...

Arizona Daily Sun

Suzanne Adams-Ockrassa

5 March 2017

Flagstaff, Arizona, United States

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Flagstaff STEM City partners schools with professionals and creates kits that teachers can use to bring science into the classroom, teaching students and parents how to think critically and search out information thro...

Christian Science Monitor

Stacy Teicher Khadaroo

8 November 2016

Flint, Michigan, United States

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Ninety percent of students in Flint, Michigan are economically disadvantaged and the city has a $10 million deficit. Yet through local partners, the schools have been able to offer community education system including...

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Eric Roper

17 August 2016

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

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Somali youth that immigrate to the United States can struggle to find some direction toward a career and what it means to be on a team. La Joog, a nonprofit based in Minneapolis, launched a 4-H program designed to imm...

USA Today

Stephanie Anderson Witmer

30 July 2016

Millersville, Pennsylvania, United States

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The Agriculture Education program at Penn Manor High school aims to teach about career paths as a farmer or within the larger agricultural industry. This type of high school education is part of a larger national tren...

How Do We Fix It?

Richard Davies

Jim Meigs

20 July 2016

New York, New York, United States

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Young people are graduating from high schools and not ready for college level work. Liz Willen describes different initiatives around the United States that have provided solutions for improving secondary education. S...

The Atlantic

Peg Tyre

1 March 2016

New York, New York, United States

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The number of American teens who excel at advanced math has surged, as new programs cater directly to the uppermost echelon of math students, training them for international competitions.

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