Tag Archives: STEM

Jobs Require More Education, Training

As we look at unemployment, ” There are 3.6 unemployed workers for every job in the United States. That compares with only one unemployed (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) STEM worker for two unfilled STEM jobs throughout the country’” according … Continue reading

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Doing the Math

     Education Nation posted an insightful article, “Cultural Stereotypes Steer Girls Away from Math.”   It illuminated that “A ‘math is for males’ stereotype has been used as part of the explanation for why so few women pursue careers in science, … Continue reading

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Senate ESEA Hearing and Department of Education

I recently returned from the exciting and dynamic discourse with NBC’s Education Nation as their panelist on “Stepping Up: The Power of a Parent Advocate”. Click here to hear the discussion.  Now I’m considering to go to a Senate Hearing … Continue reading

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Moving Forward with Family Engagement

       I am encouraged that the graduation rate has increased nationally to 80%.  However, at least 1.2 million students still fail to earn diplomas per year, according to the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP).  “In 2009, President Obama … Continue reading

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