Why STEM growth should be supported in schools

05/7/2013 | Education Week

Encouraging more opportunities for students in science, technology, engineering and math offers many benefits, such as opening multiple career opportunities for students, bringing the business community closer to schools, and closing gender and race gaps in STEM fields, leadership experts Jill Berkowicz and Ann Myers write in this blog post. In addition, STEM should be seen as a theme around which more creative lessons can be developed in the arts and humanities, rather than as a force crowding out non-STEM subjects, they write.

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