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November 04, 2015

Dartmouth College Project to Boost STEM in Rural Libraries

The project will attempt to turn 110 rural libraries into STEM learning centers for rural residents.

September 15, 2015

Report Highlights Four Ways to Prepare Rural Kids for STEM Careers

Nationwide, STEM instruction is often lacking in rural schools.

February 20, 2015

Oklahoma University Study to Investigate Dearth of Native Students in STEM Majors

The study will examine the experiences of Native American students that impact interest in STEM fields.

January 09, 2015

Colorado Offers More Support to Rural, Understaffed Schools

The state will target teachers and STEM programs in supporting rural Colorado schools.

November 12, 2014

Rural Districts Band Together to Improve STEM Education

Districts in Florida and Tennessee, among other states, are partnering with local businesses and using videoconferencing to bolster their STEM offerings.

October 23, 2014

University to Ramp Up Rural Biomedical Education in Alaska

A five-year grant aims to increase the number of rural students interested in biomedical and health careers in Alaska.

October 15, 2014

University to Recruit Native Students to STEM Programs

In 2011, minority students, including American Indians and Alaska Natives, made up only 10 percent of the workforce in science and engineering jobs.

October 10, 2014

Report: STEM Education Lacking in Rural Areas

Rural students are less likely to have access to STEM programs to build interest and skills in science, technology, engineering and math.

May 30, 2014

Rural Students Less Likely to Take High School Science Sequence

A new federal report found that fewer graduates of rural schools completed a sequence of science courses than graduates of non-rural schools.



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