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Local School Districts Granted $10,000 From The Southeast Tennessee STEM Innovation Hub

Four school districts in Southeast Tennessee have the opportunity to spread best practices in STEM education within their schools thanks to a new …

Students Participate in STEM Day

Hopkins Elementary in Lilburn recently dedicated a day of fun activities surrounding STEM education.<p>Hopkins Elementary students recently participated …

Merkley Announces STEM and Career Technical Education Legislation at Boise-Eliot/Humboldt School | U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley of Oregon

<b>Portland, OR –</b> Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley visited Boise-Eliot/Humboldt school in North Portland today to discuss his Science, Technology, …

Bill Nye: STEM Success Will Rely On Federal Government's Ability To Reach At-Risk Youth

Public and private organizations are working to find new ways to get American students interested in science, but Bill Nye says the federal government is the key to getting as many children involved as possible.<p>Nye joined HuffPost Live Monday for a discussion about STEM education and how …

Testing touchscreen tables in classrooms

By <b>Heather Kelly</b>, CNN<p>Forget tiny iPads -- the classrooms of the future might turn entire tables into interactive touchscreens.<p>Given that many children can sit rapturously before a glowing touchscreen for hours, such gadgets seem like a natural for the classroom. But as with any new teaching …

Gov. Inslee to sign bill that counts computer science for high school math, science credit

Washington high schools will now allow computer science classes to count as a math or science requirement toward high school graduation.<p>Today at …

STEM Schools Put High Priority on Digital Skills

Complete Coverage<p>—Nick Adams for Education Week<p>Programs build partnerships to provide the kinds of high-tech skills students need for college and …

The 10 Hardest Jobs To Fill In 2013

According to the eighth annual talent shortage survey from staffing firm ManpowerGroup, 39% of employers in all industries across the U.S. are experiencing difficulty filling open positions within their organizations, despite the fact that unemployment is at a mediocre 7.5% and millions of people …

Seneca Valley Teacher, 'STEM Fems' Founder, Honored with STEM Award

Julie Smith, a Seneca Valley Middle School science teacher, recently was selected to receive a Northwest PA STEM Teacher Recognition Award, sponsored …

Gov. Inslee signs law to encourage students to take computer science

Gov. Jay Inslee signed House Bill 1472 on Tuesday opening the door for schools across the state to count advanced placement computer science as a …

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2013 could be Washington’s year of STEM education

During last year’s gubernatorial campaign, then-candidate Jay Inslee said he wanted to be Washington’s first science, technology, engineering and …

Planet Universe, Rusty Fire Hydrants Transformed into Imaginary Planet Illustrations

“Planet Universe” is a series of imaginary planet illustrations that are based on photographs of rusty fire hydrants. San Francisco film student Adam …

Threat of debt drives US middle-class families away from private universities

Whenever anyone had asked, Molly Fisher said she was going to Wake Forest University in North Carolina. It was a given.<p>Wake Forest, a small …

CalArts wins grant for arts-and-technology program

With technology making itself all but unavoidable in an increasing number of areas, a special university program designed to get undergraduate art majors up to speed with computer science and programming has received a grant from the National Science Foundation.<p>The California Institute of the Arts …

Why don't more girls study physics?

Alice Williams is 16, and her eyes are gleaming. As she speaks, her face grows pink with excitement and her hands wave around expressively. You might …

Bill Gates On Why American Colleges Have To Change

Bill Gates has a very interesting post up on the problems with colleges in the US. Myself I would say it’s an argument that the sector is ripe for creative destruction. But then I admit that I think that most stories about US higher education make that point.<p>At the core of Gate’s analysis is a new …

Girls In STEM: Let's Talk About Paleontology

<b>Editor's Note:</b> This post is part of a series produced by HuffPost's Girls In STEM Mentorship Program. Join the community as we discuss issues affecting women in science, technology, engineering and math.<p>Last week we spotlighted five amazing STEM mentors and mentees that have chosen to participate …