Summit To Boost Interest In STEM Education

HANOVER, Md. (AP) — A national commission is holding a summit aimed at improving education in science, technology and math.

The National Commission on Teaching and America’s Future is hosting the event at a Hanover hotel on Thursday.

Representatives from The Boeing Company, Northrop Grumman Corporation, the Maryland Department of Education and school districts of Howard, Prince George’s, Anne Arundel and Baltimore counties are scheduled to take part.

The commission has been awarded a $95,000 grant over two years from The Boeing Company for its STEM Learning Studios Initiative.

The initiative was designed to increase the number of young people who will pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math.

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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