What We Didn’t Say in the STEM Playbook

This is a guest blog post by Tamara L. Goetz, Ph.D., Executive Director of the Utah STEM Action Center. Everyone loves to tell a good...

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NAF’s Commitment to Be STEM Ready

This is a guest blog post by NAF, a national network of education, business and community leaders who work together to ensure high school...

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Does Computer Science in High School Face a Bright Future?

This is a guest blog post by Claus Von Zastrow, the chief operating officer and director of research for Change the Equation.  If, like...

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Doctoring New STEM Teachers

This blog post is a guest post by Jeff Weld, Ph.D., Executive Director, Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council The parallel evolution of...

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Federal Communications Commission Loses in Court, States have the Ability to Limit Municipal Broadband

A Federal Appels Court recently blocked efforts to expand public broadband.  The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals filed a ruling on Aug. 10,...

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Defining STEM – Critical, but Not As Easy As You Might Think

This is a guest blog post by Angela Hemingway, Executive Director, Idaho STEM Action Center  As the term STEM has become more widely used,...

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2016 Legislative Round-up: Improving school health environments

So far in 2016, close to 1,000 K-12 education bills have been signed into law. While the heavy hitters such as accountability, assessments...

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A Well-Rounded Citizen

Over the last several years, efforts have intensified to reinvigorate the commitment of education to not just prepare students for college...

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Policy Levers for CTE Dual Enrollment

Career and technical education (CTE) dual enrollment – it may just be the Reese’s peanut butter cup of policy strategies to improve...

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Three Things I Think I Think: Ruminations on trends impacting higher education

Americans love lists, for a host of reasons, and the higher education policy community is no exception. A wide collection of ‘Top Ten’...

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