Rural STEM education bill aims to grow workforce
If passed, the legislation would set up grants for research and development of STEM education plans for rural schools.
New Jersey announces K-12 'Computer Science for All' plan
To prepare students for success in STEM careers, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murpy has unveiled a new plan to fund and promote computer science education.
How STEAM education can prepare students for the workforce
Commentary: Technology is a key to students integrating into an increasingly global economy, says edWeb.net’s Eileen Belastock.
How storytelling and humor can bolster STEM engagement
Commentary: edWeb.net's Elieen Belastock says narrative and humor can help students overcome their misgivings with technical subject matter.
STEM education license plate appears in Nevada
Those who purchase the new design will see their proceeds go toward nonprofits that advance technology and computer science training and education.
Study finds digital alerts boost STEM student success
Recent research found students were more likely to stay enrolled in their universities if they opted into receiving digital alerts.
Arkansas expands stipend program for computer science teachers
With the goal of expanding the availability of computer science programs in the state, up to $10,000 will be awarded to computer science teachers.
Virginia forms STEM education commission to tackle workforce issues
The new advisory body will seek opportunities for public-private partnership and improve educational access across demographic groups.
The STEM teacher shortage primarily disadvantages minority students
One group in New Jersey is trying to close the gap by training current educators to teach subjects like physics, creating a more diverse workforce.