Learning won’t stop at the end of the spring semester for incoming Clarkson University students.
The Tulsa, Okla., Board of Education is turning to voters to help fund school technology modernization. On April 5, the Board voted to hold a bond election on June 8 for voters to consider the $414 million 2021 Bond for Tulsa Public Schools. If passed, the funding would be doled out over the next five years.
To attract girls and women to computer science and retain their interest in the field, Girls Who Code, a nonprofit organization dedicated to closing the gender gap in technology, said this week it is advocating for a policy agenda that includes expanded computer science classes, increased exposure to women and minorities in tech, and more professional development funding.
Compared to other majors, STEM students are most likely to believe companies will recruit them directly out of college, and 73 percent feel they will receive a good job upon graduation. McGraw-Hill’s Education 2016 Workforce Readiness Survey released in June discovered “only 40 percent of college seniors feel their college experience has been very helpful […]
A recent study pointed to a lack of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) role models for females, but it’s not slowing down females’ knowledge of technology and engineering. A national assessment of eighth graders’ technology and engineering literacy reveals female students outperformed their male peers. Overall, female students scored three points higher than male students. They […]