STEM Careers Are About To Become Even More LucrativeScience, technology, engineering and math make up the acronym STEM. It's an important concept because that's where our economy and good jobs are heading.
AACO Middle School Wins Month-Long Computer Coding ContestOne Anne Arundel County middle school gets a big financial boost to its STEM program. After a month-long statewide contest, the governor hand-delivered a $10,000 check to the school.
After School Programs Are A Growing Part Of STEM EducationAfter school programs play a crucial role in educating the next generation of scientists, engineers and mathematicians.
‘Youth CareerConnect' Grants Fund STEM Focused ProgramsCareerConnect is a $107 million competition to redesign American education. The competition encourages local school districts and post-secondary institutions to develop STEM-focused programs that will graduate students with work-ready skills and knowledge.
Top STEM High Schools In The Country & How They Are Making A DifferenceWith their rigorous curricula, highly trained teachers and multiple resources, these schools produce better results than traditional high schools in graduating students with STEM skills.
Engineering A Love For Science In KidsKevin 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.
Vice President Biden Leads Initiative On Job-Training ProgramsMore than three million job openings in the U.S. go unfilled for months, according to the President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness.
STEM Education: Why Increasing Interest Among Minority Populations Is CrucialWomen 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.
City Students Compete In Robotics CompetitionA five-week summer program focused on math and technology leads to a robotics competition for hundreds of city students.
Summer Classes At Sylvan Connecting Kids To Science And Math EarlyThey call it the "summer slide" -- children forgetting some of what they've learned in school as their minds sit idle in the summertime.
Program At Naval Academy Aims To Get Kids Interested In Math And ScienceFrom building rockets to programming robots, this is easy work for hundreds of young girls in Maryland.
Maryland Creates 36,000 New Jobs In 2013Positive news on the Maryland job front. The US Department of Labor has released the annual job report for 2013.