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November 07, 2014

Lockheed Martin to Fund Engineering Classes in Several Urban Districts

The aerospace and defense company Lockheed Martin will be donating up to $6 million to fund STEM programs at K-12 schools across several urban districts, including Washington, D.C.

October 22, 2014

Chevron Partners on $20 Million STEM Education Plan

The multinational energy corporation is launching an effort to improve science, technology, engineering, and math education and training in rural Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Ohio.

September 09, 2014

Arne Duncan Makes Pitch for More STEM Teachers, New Classroom Technology

At a tour of NASA's space camp in Huntsville, Ala., the education secretary put the spotlight on the science, technology, engineering, and math fields.

June 02, 2014

New Jersey May Be Next State to Adopt Common Science Standards

An official with the state education department in New Jersey confirmed that the state appears poised to adopt the Next Generation Science Standards next month.

June 01, 2014

Studies of STEM-Focused Schools Yield Mixed Results

Findings of three new studies suggest that some students may benefit from STEM-focused schools, but that, overall, they're not necessarily more effective.

May 02, 2014

Explaining Engineering to Young Students

It's far from a universally held idea that teachers should spend time explaining what engineering is to kindergartners and 1st graders.

April 28, 2014

National Science and Engineering Festival Aims to Inspire Youths

The third national festival brought together companies, universities, government agencies, scientists, engineers, and many others to get young people engaged in the STEM fields.

April 24, 2014

NAEP Uses Video-Game Design for New Technology and Engineering Test

At the U.S. News STEM Solutions Conference this week, representatives for NAEP detailed the group's most recent assessment, which aims to measure how well students apply technology and engineering skills to real-life situations.

April 16, 2014

STEM: The Challenges of Connecting Four Disciplines

A new report aims to make sense of the "confusing landscape" that is integrated science, technology, engineering, and math education, laying out the benefits—and the many challenges—of connecting the STEM disciplines.

March 24, 2014

A Glimpse Into an Engineering-Focused Secondary School

At a public secondary school focused on engineering, health, and medicine just outside Portland, Ore., students build marble sorters and learn about the human body.

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