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Engineer Urges Girls To Smash Stereotypes

Today’s students have more reasons than ever to care about engineering.

09/08/2014

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Engineering A Love For Science In Kids

Kevin Jarrett isn’t your typical computer teacher. His students build walls from clay, sand and water. They design parachutes from coffee filters. And it’s perfectly fine if the things they build don’t work the first time.

09/08/2014

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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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‘No Fake Math,’ Raytheon Math Heroes Make Numbers Real For Students

Teacher support is key to all of these efforts, which is why Raytheon is interested in rewarding educators who go the extra mile to get students excited.

08/27/2014

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Maryland School Assessment Scores Fall

Student test scores slip. Reading and math scores on Maryland’s state tests for elementary and middle school students have sink to their lowest levels in seven years. So what’s to blame?

07/11/2014

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Major Changes Are In Store For The SAT College Entrance Exam

The College Board that creates the SAT test conducted its own exam and realized it was failing students.

03/06/2014

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Program At Naval Academy Aims To Get Kids Interested In Math And Science

From building rockets to programming robots, this is easy work for hundreds of young girls in Maryland.

03/02/2014

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Md. Schools Aren’t On Top Of New Report On Grade 8

While Maryland’s school system has had the top spot in a publication’s annual ranking of the nation’s schools for five years in a row, the state is far from the top of a new report comparing eighth-graders in the United States with other states and 38 other countries.

10/24/2013

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Think Math & Science Are Boring? City Students Use Them To Make Robots

Summer school with a twist. Baltimore City students are getting a chance to put their math and science skills to the test.

07/31/2013

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MSA Test Results: Maryland Schools Decline Slightly In Reading & Math

The Maryland School Assessments are in, and the state schools superintendent says there is progress to be made.

07/23/2013

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Montgomery Math Exam Failures Prompt Review

Montgomery County school officials say they are looking into why more than half of students failed some of their final exams in math.

05/05/2013

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Beyond The Textbooks: What’s Really Working In The Classroom?

The U.S. lags behind other countries when it comes to preparing students for science, engineering and math courses. One group of writers believes that more media attention could boost the number of interested students.

02/08/2013

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