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STEM Education: Why Increasing Interest Among Minority Populations Is Crucial

Women make up nearly half the American workforce, yet only 3 percent of engineers, 15 percent of math and computer workers, and 14 percent of scientists are women.

08/27/2014

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STEM Skills Are In Demand Across The Labor Market

In a first-of-its-kind study, the Brookings Institute analyzed millions of advertisements for job vacancies and compared the length of time jobs requiring science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills and non-STEM related jobs remained open.

08/27/2014

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STEM Education & Why President Obama Has Made It An Educational Priority

Innovation drives the U.S. economy, and employees with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills have become a hot commodity in post-recession America.

08/27/2014

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The ConnectED Initiative Aims To Bring All Schools Into The Digital Age

American schools increasingly depend on digital technologies to expand learning opportunities, to individualize instruction and to graduate students with the skills necessary for success in college and the 21st century workplace.

08/27/2014

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Rockets and ‘Rithmetic: Engineers’ Tutoring Pays Off For Students

What do you get when you add pizza, probability, teenagers and engineers? Improved test scores, students say.

08/27/2014

Vice President Joe Biden speaks to the 2014 National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition Champions from the University of Central Florida, in the Indian Treaty Room in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, in Washington, D.C., August 19, 2014. (Official White House Photo by David Lienemann)

Cyber Champions Tour Washington

A team of students from the University of Central Florida won the Raytheon-sponsored National Cyber Collegiate Defense Competition earlier this year.

08/27/2014

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Md. Leaders Greet Students As They Head Back To School

One day down, nine months to go. Monday, many students in Maryland started their first day of school.

08/25/2014

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Successful Attorney In Baltimore Praises Perserverance

Tiffany Franc is a successful attorney in Baltimore who says she takes the bull by the horns and keeps riding until she reaches her goal.

08/18/2014

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Accounting Degree Leads Baltimore Entrepreneurs To In-Home Care Franchise

One local professional has a phenomenal approach to home health care with the mission of making this choice much easier and possibly unnecessary.

08/18/2014

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Youth Employment Resurges In Baltimore

Baltimore is a city that is well-equipped to prepare the next generation of leaders for lucrative careers in which they can achieve their fullest potential.

08/18/2014

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Baltimore Co. Superintendent Focuses On Diversity In New School Year Address

The look of Baltimore County schools is rapidly changing. The district now has more minority students than ever before.

08/15/2014

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Baltimore Non-Profit Organization Teaches The Next Generation Of Leaders

A local non-profit organization teaches financial self-sufficiency to youth in fourth through twelfth grades.

08/11/2014

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