New $10 million Utah STEM education program gets rolling by Lisa Schencker The Salt Lake Tribune Published May 10, 2013 03:06PM MDT Fewer than six weeks after the governor signed it into law, a $10 million program aimed at improving science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education in Utah is getting off the ground. The governor has so far appointed 10 of 11 members...
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Stewart in denial Published Mar 27, 2013 01:01AM MDT So Rep. Chris Stewart is skeptical about climate change (“Stewart not sold on climate threat,” Tribune, March 20). The whole Utah Legislature could use a healthy dose of the STEM education (science, technology, engineering and math). State legislators tout STEM for our schools, discuss having a STEM czar, say STEM...
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Utah lawmakers weigh STEM craze against basic school needs by Lisa Schencker and Robert Gehrke The Salt Lake Tribune Published Mar 11, 2013 01:01AM MDT As always, money for education is tight this year at the Legislature — except, potentially, when it comes to these four letters: STEM. STEM — science, technology, engineering and math education — became a craze this session,...
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A public reception highlighting local school successes in STEM -- science, technology, engineering and math -- is scheduled for 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday at nLight Corporation, 5408 N.E. 88th St.
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WEST FARGO - North Dakota needs more STEM schools and a way to expand and integrate that style of learning into high schools, the state's superintendent of public instruction said Wednesday.
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As thousands of Utah high school seniors march across stages to graduate in coming days, they’ll dream of summer, sun and STEM. Or at least Utah leaders hope they’ll think about STEM, an acronym for science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Leaders in Utah and nationwide have been pushing for more education in STEM, saying that’s where the jobs openings lie and what...
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SALT LAKE CITY — A local lawmaker’s legislation would create a state education task force charged with making recommendations on public education and higher education.SB 169, sponsored by Sen. Stuart Reid, R-Ogden, would establish the 14-member task force, which would also be responsible for setting standards for Utah to be competitive in the U.S. and the world. The group...
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Press release submitted by Winning Wheels, Inc. Winning Wheels as part of its annual bike safety program will be presenting "Wonder Wheels BMX". Wonder Wheels based in Indianapolis, Indiana travels the country performing stunts and
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DOWNINGTOWN - At a Senate Education Committee public hearing Thursday at the STEM Academy, students said customization of education, like the rest of their lives in the modern world, are key for the future of education.
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The Tri-Cities Cancer Center is the recipient of the 2013 Mid-Columbia STEM Catalyst Award for its support of science and math education.Click to Continue »
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