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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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‘No Fake Math,’ Raytheon Math Heroes Make Numbers Real For Students

Teacher support is key to all of these efforts, which is why Raytheon is interested in rewarding educators who go the extra mile to get students excited.

08/27/2014

Vice President Joe Biden speaks to the 2014 National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition Champions from the University of Central Florida, in the Indian Treaty Room in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, in Washington, D.C., August 19, 2014. (Official White House Photo by David Lienemann)

Cyber Champions Tour Washington

A team of students from the University of Central Florida won the Raytheon-sponsored National Cyber Collegiate Defense Competition earlier this year.

08/27/2014

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Snyder Gets Bad Report On Benton Harbor Schools

A report released Friday now goes to Gov. Rick Snyder, who has 10 days to decide if the school district could get an emergency manager with broad authority to make changes.

CBS Detroit–08/02/2014

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Report: State Child Poverty Up, Teen Deaths Down

Michigan’s lowest ranking was in education, where children have struggled in math, reading and graduating on time.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/22/2014

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5 Back To School Things Teachers Would Love Your Help With

Seasoned instructors share the essentials for your child’s transition back to the classroom.

07/21/2014

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British Music Entrepreneurs Bring Music Education to Detroit: Behind the Scenes at DIME

As a Detroit artist, I’ve always looked for a place to call home: a place to develop my skills, create, rehearse, and perform. There was no single place in the city that offered all of these things until Detroit Institute of Music Education (DIME) opened its doors this spring.

07/08/2014

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Detroit Schools See Struggles In Latest Benchmark Exam Results

According to Michigan Merit Exam scores released Monday, just five 11th grade students out of 649 would be proficient in science.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/07/2014

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State Superintendent Warns He’ll Suspend Charter School Authorizers That Don’t Measure Up

Some organizations that run local charter schools could soon be out of business.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/07/2014

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‘Michigan Students Are Making Progress’ State Test Scores Show, But College Readiness Slips

The latest state test score show Michigan students are improving across all subjects.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/07/2014

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