Nearly a decade ago U.S. Congress, warned that America will fall behind in the global economy if its education system doesn’t produce more workers with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills.
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.
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.
A five-week summer program focused on math and technology leads to a robotics competition for hundreds of city students.
They call it the “summer slide” — children forgetting some of what they’ve learned in school as their minds sit idle in the summertime.
From building rockets to programming robots, this is easy work for hundreds of young girls in Maryland.
Positive news on the Maryland job front. The US Department of Labor has released the annual job report for 2013.
Aberdeen High School received a big honor Friday. The students there beat out 500 other high schools for a national recognition.
A program to help low-income middle schoolers from the city get the grades needed to get into college took a field trip Monday.
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.
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.
Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., will deliver the keynote address for the Black Engineer of the Year Award luncheon.