• Three-year study evaluates STEM pilot in Arizona schools

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    Introducing and nurturing STEM programs in schools and districts where finances are tight can be challenging. What is the best way to accomplish this task? To test its theories on implementing and expanding STEM education, the Arizona STEM Network conducted a three-year study among selected rural schools and districts in its state. The results are in. To provide information on, and outcomes of, the study, we contacted Linda Coyle, Director of Education at the Arizona STEM Network: Q: Tell us about the study. A: The three-year Helios STEM Schools Pilot program (HSSP) was part of a strategic partnership and investment by the Helios Education Foundation and Science Foundation Arizona (SFAz). The aim was to help the Arizona STEM Network develop… Read More

  • Coalition report released on out-of-school learning

    This post by James Brown is a cross-post from the STEM Education Coalition The STEM Education Coalition today publicly released “The Case for Investing in Out-of-School Learning as a Core Strategy in Improving Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education.” This 10-page paper written for policymakers and education leaders makes a strong case for why… Read More

  • Connect to STEMx Superstars

    The “STEMx™ Superstars” report pulls together profiles of some of the country’s top advocates for STEM. Each profile of a STEMx member includes a brief summary of the organization, key facts about STEM in that region, and detailed profiles of top leaders. Read these profiles to learn about the groundbreaking efforts to turn the promise… Read More