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More than $93,000 is up for grabs by creative, industrious science teachers (grades 6-12) who best describe their innovative use of the limited lab resources that they've had available to them in the classroom.  Entries are due October 21.
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Within the next half-dozen years or so, students with proficiencies in subjects like engineering, energy, environment, and anatomy might have greater opportunities to strut their stuff for potential colleges: The College Board is considering whether to offer new AP exams in STEM subjects.
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The Army believes that tomorrow's jobs will demand STEM proficiency from today students.  the U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center in Maryland exposed 400 middle and high school students to a day of exploring STEM careers.
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Ever wondered what the effect of cheese might be on your dreams?  Rebekah Anderson did, and created a winning science fair project investigating that question.
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Worcester, Massachusetts high school math teacher Joe Nystrom receives kudos in The New York Times for taking an innovative approach to boosting AP course participation.
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The challenge of engaging students in STEM education took center stage at the National Press Club last week, where a diverse panel discussed the key issues and possible solutions.
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With an unbridled fascination for all things science, Stefan Weitz, a senior director with Microsoft's Bing, makes geekdom cool.  He's one of Microsoft's "Heroes of STEMtember."
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Science, technology, and innovation all play starring roles in the competition between countries for power in the new "knowledge economy."  Growth demands renewed focus on the area where education and the economy meet.
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According to a new survey by Microsoft, the decision by students to pursue a STEM-related degree often happens in middle school or even earlier.
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According to Dr. Ben Levin, "The U.S. cannot improve its education system for all or even most children by keeping its present focus on charter schools, more testing, teacher evaluation and union bashing. None of these feature in the best-performing countries."
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