Reports

Reports

Creating a Unified Community of Support: Increasing Success for Underrepresented Students in STEM
September 11, 2017 · Underrepresented in STEM

A new 68-page report from the Pullias Center for Higher Education at the University of Southern California hopes to address underrepresented students in STEM. The report, part of a collaborative effort from eight California State University campuses, emphasizes collaboration between existing academic affairs and student affairs programs — which are often separated — as well as specific interventions for struggling […]

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US Chamber of Commerce Report: Learning to Work, Working to Learn
June 20, 2017 · Workforce & Career

Companies in major industries report that they are unable to grow and compete: 49% have unfilled job openings,1 and 37% can’t take on new business.2 In contrast, 96% of chief academic officers believe that college graduates are well prepared. Only 11% of business leaders agree. These statistics beg the question: How do we set students up for success so that […]

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The Future of Jobs and Jobs Training
May 3, 2017 · Workforce & Career

As robots, automation and artificial intelligence perform more tasks and there is massive disruption of jobs, experts say a wider array of education and skills-building programs will be created to meet new demands. There are two uncertainties: Will well-prepared workers be able to keep up in the race with AI tools? And will market capitalism survive?

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2017 Future Workforce Survey
May 2, 2017 · Workforce & Career, Youth Pathways

The McGraw-Hill Education 2017 Future Workforce survey captures more than 5,000 college students’ hopes, worries, and opinions about their preparedness for future careers.

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Snapshot Report – Science and Engineering Degree Completion by Gender
April 11, 2017 · Workforce & Career

From 2006 to 2016, degree completion in the so-called “hard sciences” increased in prevalence for both genders. Excluding social sciences and psychology, the percentage of bachelor’s degrees accounted for by S&E disciplines increased five percentage points for men, and two percentage points for women.

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With Just One Black Teacher, Black Students More Likely to Graduate
April 5, 2017 · Underrepresented in STEM, Youth Pathways

Low-income black students who have at least one black teacher in elementary school are significantly more likely to graduate high school and consider attending college, concludes a new study co-authored by a Johns Hopkins University economist.

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STEM Learning Ecosystem Year One – Annual Report
February 22, 2017 · Cross-Sector Connections & Partnerships, Evaluation

On behalf of the STEM Learning Ecosystem Initiative (SLE), TIES, staff and consultants, and most importantly, the initial cohort of 27 STEM ecosystem communities, we want to share the first AnnualReport of the Initiative. SLE Annual Report Year 1

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PEAR STEM Learning Ecosystems: Evaluation and Assessment Findings
January 3, 2017 · Evaluation

Researchers at the PEAR Institute: Partnerships in Education and Resilience presented findings from a survey of STEM Learning Ecosystems’ thoughts about collaboration on evaluation and assessment STEM Learning Ecosystems: Evaluation and Assessment Findings. Results revealed that half of the ecosystems are using at least one data collection tool to evaluate STEM learning, and the level of evaluation progress can be […]

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Design for Success: Developing a STEM Ecosystem
January 3, 2017 · Cross-Sector Connections & Partnerships, Evaluation

Researchers at the University of San Diego’s Institute for Entrepreneurship in Education asked the question, “How do partners building and running a STEM learning ecosystem define the parameters of an “effective” ecosystem?” The findings from the year-one study can be found in the recent report: Design for Success: Developing a STEM Ecosystem. The findings explore dimensions of eight critical factors identified and […]

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STEM Educators Academy Research Brief – Lessons in Cross-Sector Professional Development and Teaching/Learning
September 27, 2016 · Evaluation, Professional Development

A few months ago, Expand ED Schools – a partner in the New York City STEM Education Network, released a new research brief reporting on the promising findings of the STEM Educators Academy, an ExpandED Schools initiative where classroom teachers and after-school educators engage in joint professional development at premiere science institutions and then work together back at their schools to […]

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