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By Ashraf Khalil, Associated Press
Senior Biden administration officials say the State Department will let eligible visiting students in those fields complete up to 36 months of academic training. There will also be a new initiative to connect these students with U.S. businesses.
By Josh Boak, Associated Press
International tech workers, fed up with immigration delays, political uncertainty and anti-Asian bias, are leaving the United States to return to increasingly vibrant startup sectors in their home countries. One solution? Better educating American students in math and science.
By Levi Pulkkinen, The Hechinger Report
The proportion of graduates with degrees in science and engineering who are Black is flat or down, even as demand for workers in those high-paying fields grows at double the rate of other occupations. And Covid-19 pandemic trends appear to…
By Melba Newsome, The Hechinger Report
Field biologist Charlotte Devitz is part of a trend: researchers expanding the boundaries of accessible science.
By Vicky Stein
By Doug Scott
On National Inventors Day, learn how one Massachusetts educator is teaching his students about the power of invention.
By Vic Pasquantonio
A new curriculum aims to instill in young people a love of flying, which could be key to driving more skilled workers into the field.
By Larisa Epatko
“By building it themselves, they’ll probably remember it for the rest of their lives," said the Salvadori Center’s executive director Kenn Jones.
By PBS NewsHour
Everyone knows that 3-, 4- and 5-year-olds ask a lot of questions. But that unrestrained curiosity can unsettle preschool teachers who feel they lack sufficient understanding of science, technology, engineering and math, often referred to as STEM. Hari Sreenivasan reports…
By Lisa Stark, Education Week
At an after-school STEM club in Rhode Island, students are working on an engineering challenge -- because they want to be. The low-stakes, fun environment offers time for exploration when resources or hands-on activities may be in short supply during…
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