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Money. Race. Privilege. Class. Inequity
STEM Thoughts

Now is the Moment to Disrupt the College Admissions Process Here Are Some Ideas Curated by the STEM PUSH Network The world of college admissions is under the national microscope in a way that it has n …

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Students in a lab
Pre-college STEM programs can inform equitable college admissions
From the Field

As with all sectors of society, the education world has been upended and we are all searching for ways to make sense of what is, what was and what will be. The pandemic, the postponement of college bo …

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Eric Gordon Monday
Cleveland Schools CEO Urges Congress to Award $200 billion in fed...
STEM Thoughts

Ecosystems are ready to support school districts as they reimagine school  Cleveland Metropolitan School District Chief Executive Officer Eric Gordon Monday told members of U.S. Congress that the ineq …

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The WIR’ED project
STEM Thoughts

The WIR’ED project, led by NEOSTEM, aims to strengthen local communities by enabling marketing and technology access to small business owners. Bringing together local businesses, high school students, …

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The Moment for Change: Pre-College STEM Programs Can Inform Equit...
STEM Thoughts

As with all sectors of society, the education world has been upended and we are all searching for ways to make sense of what is, what was and what will be. The pandemic, the postponement of college bo …

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Ninth Grade Insights on COVID-19
STEM Thoughts

It’s hard to believe that just a few short weeks ago all 89 communities of the STEM Learning Ecosystems Community of Practice were together for our bi-annual Convening in San Antonio, Texas. Together, …

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Dale Robinson Anglin
We all have a role in responding to the COVID-19 crisis
STEM Thoughts

Dale Robinson Anglin By Dale Robinson Anglin, Program Director, Youth, Health & Human Services, Cleveland Foundation   The COVID-19 pandemic has upended life as we know it here in the U.S. As a lo …

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HOPE: LOST and Found!
STEM Thoughts

Dr. Calvin Mackie By Dr. Calvin Mackie, STEM NOLA Do you remember where you were on September 11, 2001? Do you remember the horrific images of the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005? Do you rememb …

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Wisdom from students
Convening, From the Field

San Antonio Convening of STEM Learning Ecosystems taps ideas from those closest to learning. More than 30 students attended and spoke at the semi-annual convening of the STEM Learning Ecosystems Commu …

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Science dictates policy in San Antonio, Texas
From the Field

San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg Tuesday told more than 500 members of the STEM Learning Ecosystems Community of Practice that “Here in San Antonio, Science dictates policy.” His comments came a day af …

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