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CHIPS and Science ACT of 2022 & YOU BELONG IN STEM
From the Field, Policy

ARE YOU READY? The $52 billion Chips and Science Act of 2022 could bring precedent-setting change to education – especially education initiatives aligned to workforce needs of today and tomorrow. At the same time, the U.S. Department of Education is ramping up its work to make STEM visible and accessible to all with its YOU BELONG in STEM campaign. These […]

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STEM Learning Ecosystems Aligned to U.S. Department of Education’s ‘YOU Belong in STEM’ Initiative
From the Field

Series of STEM Awareness Activities Planned WASHINGTON, D.C. – The STEM Learning Ecosystems Community of Practice, SLECOP, has planned a series of STEM awareness building activities in connection with the U.S. Department of Education’s newly released “YOU Belong in STEM initiative.” U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education Cindy Marten today shared plans to “galvanize the broad STEM ecosystem to implement and […]

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NAEP Scores Highlight Dramatic Need for Engaging Learners STEM Learning Ecosystems Offer Successful Strategies
From the Field

By Jan Morrison Founder and CEO, TIES For the first time since the 1970s, our country’s 9th graders have lost ground in math and their reading scores have fallen by the largest margin in more than 30 years. The National Assessment of Educational Progress test scores, released last week, will likely trigger a series of interventions and mandates for our […]

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STEM Learning Ecosystems and TIES Poised for CHIPS and Science Act 100-Community Initiative Gathering Strategies to Scale Innovation
From the Field

By Jan Morrison Bipartisan Congressional approval of the CHIPS and Science Act, which was signed into law earlier this month, will drive an unprecedented $52 billion to expand and accelerate U.S. semiconductor manufacturing. Embedded in this critically important effort to improve our nation’s economic competitiveness and national security is a recognition of the need for the next generation to be […]

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Champion of Change
From the Field

      Broadcom Inc. is being honored as a “Champion of Change” for its commitment to repurposing decommissioned laptops and donating them to under-resourced children in communities where employees live and work.  The Broadcom team was placing laptops around the country and world throughout the COVID-19 lockdown. Although this particular award will be presented by ThinkTogether that serves over 200,000 students […]

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An informal conversation with Jan Morrison, Founder + CEO of TIES about the NSF RFP – Racial Equity in STEM Education (EHR Racial Equity).
April 22, 2021 · From the Field

Learn more about the RFP, a preliminary white paper and potential implications for the work within Ecosystem communities.

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CHEVRON: FUELING MATH SUPPORTS AND INSPIRES STUDENTS
From the Field

Public awareness campaigns, community volunteers, programming offers middle school math assistance. NEW ORLEANS – (Jan. 21, 2020) – In an effort to help improve Louisiana students’ math performance, Chevron’s Gulf of Mexico Business Unit and TIES, have teamed up with local partners STEM NOLA and Northshore STEM Coalition to launch Chevron: Fueling Math. The program was developed with input from […]

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Media Interview
What would you say to our next president?
From the Field

If you had 15 minutes with our next president, what would you say? What would you say about how to make STEM most equitable? What is your advice to improve STEM career pipelines and stop the leak of talent? What are your ideas to improve access to Early STEM? Your chance is coming. On Jan. 5 and Jan. 7, you […]

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The World Continues to Change:
From the Field

A Unique Opportunity to Influence What’s Next for STEM TIES, founder and lead of the STEM Learning Ecosystems Community of Practice, is holding two Town Hall discussions for members of its 94 STEM Ecosystems and others to capture thoughts about the nation’s STEM needs. Erik Nikolaus Martin, senior policy advisor of theDay One Project and Melissa Moritz, deputy director, STEM, U.S. Department […]

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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 board tests and the growing trend of test results becoming optional for college admissions presents a unique opportunity to reevaluate the entire college admissions process.

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