STEM education Tag Archive

Computer Science: What are the next frontiers for states?

As more states finish their 2017 legislative sessions, it’s encouraging to see enactments reflecting the idea that to increase the number...

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From Sesame Street to State Capitols: The case for STEM and early learning

As researchers and policymakers continue to evaluate what pre-K and kindergarten should include, STEM is beginning to enter the...

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Computer Science, STEM Gain Traction in 2017 State of the State Addresses

So far in 2017, STEM and computer science continue to capture governors’ attention as they look for ways to better align education with...

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Public-Private Partnerships – A “Match” Made in Heaven?

Education Commission of the States’ recent State Policymaker’s STEM Playbook notes that one of three key ingredients for a successful...

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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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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 STEM Legislative Activity

STEM continues to be the focus of significant legislative activity. Dozens of 2016 enactments – both statutory provisions and...

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Computer Science: Crossing party lines [of code]

Computer science continues to be a hot topic for policymakers across role groups and party lines. Part of this interest is driven by data...

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