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The Importance Of STEM In Higher Education

Nearly a decade ago U.S. Congress, warned that America will fall behind in the global economy if its education system doesn’t produce more workers with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills.

08/27/2014

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Will Common Core Better Prepare Students For Careers In STEM Fields?

While many in education and STEM fields embrace the new Common Core standards, many strongly oppose them. Some hold the belief that the Common Core will lead to a national curriculum, others believe the standards are weaker than what states have already implemented.

08/27/2014

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Will The Next Generation Science Standards Be The Common Core For Science?

American students are falling behind students in other countries on international assessments of math and science. Statistics such as these are driving the call for education reforms to strengthen science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education in the country’s schools.

08/27/2014

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Michigan Lawmakers Balk At New Standardized Test

At issue are plans to administer tests to align with new uniform national education standards known as Common Core.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/04/2014

Gov. Rick Snyder signs the Fiscal Year 2011-12 budget into law as lawmakers look on.  Pictured left to right: state Sens. Darwin Booher, Tonya Schuitmaker, Bruce Caswell, John Pappageorge, Senate Appropriations Chair Roger Kahn and Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville. (credit: Governor's Office)

Top Mich. Laws Of 2013 Led By Medicaid Expansion

Gov. Rick Snyder and legislators enacted more than 200 new laws in 2013. Here’s the top 10.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/23/2013

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