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STEM Education: The Campaign To Recruit STEM Educators

The number of jobs in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) is growing at a rate nearly double that of non-STEM jobs. To train this workforce of the near future, the United States needs an army of teachers highly trained in science, math, and technology.

08/27/2014

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Will Common Core Better Prepare Students For Careers In STEM Fields?

While many in education and STEM fields embrace the new Common Core standards, many strongly oppose them. Some hold the belief that the Common Core will lead to a national curriculum, others believe the standards are weaker than what states have already implemented.

08/27/2014

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Will The Next Generation Science Standards Be The Common Core For Science?

American students are falling behind students in other countries on international assessments of math and science. Statistics such as these are driving the call for education reforms to strengthen science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education in the country’s schools.

08/27/2014

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City Students Compete In Robotics Competition

A five-week summer program focused on math and technology leads to a robotics competition for hundreds of city students.

07/30/2014

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Summer Classes At Sylvan Connecting Kids To Science And Math Early

They call it the “summer slide” — children forgetting some of what they’ve learned in school as their minds sit idle in the summertime.

07/05/2014

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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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Maryland Creates 36,000 New Jobs In 2013

Positive news on the Maryland job front. The US Department of Labor has released the annual job report for 2013.

01/28/2014

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Aberdeen High School Ranked No. 1 In Nation For Improved Math, Science Test Scores

Aberdeen High School received a big honor Friday. The students there beat out 500 other high schools for a national recognition.

01/17/2014

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Middle School Program Teams Up With BGE To Expose Students To STEM Opportunities

A program to help low-income middle schoolers from the city get the grades needed to get into college took a field trip Monday.

08/05/2013

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Edgewater High School Wins Verizon’s App Challenge

A team of high school students from South River High School in Edgewater is one of 10 winners of a national competition to develop mobile applications that address a need or problem in their schools or communities.

04/26/2013

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Harford Co. Public Library’s Little Leapers Foster Early Literacy Through STEM

Libraries are in the business of loaning books, entertainment and digital items. But now Harford County is putting together special plastic boxes filled with science materials that will teach preschoolers and keep their parents happy.

03/27/2013

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Cardin To Deliver Keynote Address At Conference

Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., will deliver the keynote address for the Black Engineer of the Year Award luncheon.

02/08/2013

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