Tag: STEM

National Reading Emergency: Educators Sound the Alarm. See more national education news here

| November 19, 2019
National Reading Emergency: Educators Sound the Alarm. See more national education news here

STUDENTS IN THE U.S. are getting worse at reading, and a dozen education and civil rights organizations sounded the alarm over what they say is a national crisis.

The clarion call comes after the reading scores dropped among fourth-graders in 17 states and eighth-graders in 31 states at the same time that the achievement gap between the highest-performers and the lowest-performers grew.

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Charter School and Public School Students Have Same Academic Performance, Report Finds. See more national education news here

| October 1, 2019
Charter School and Public School Students Have Same Academic Performance, Report Finds. See more national education news here

A new report from the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES) finds that charter school and public school students have the same academic performance in testing conducted at the fourth- and eighth-grade level.

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Preschool Camp – Space Travel: Europa And Titan

| December 2, 2018
Preschool Camp – Space Travel: Europa And Titan

Created for children ages 3 to 5, these activity-based, hands-on camps explore science and include STEM elements.

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Preschool Camp – Space Travel: Europa And Titan

| November 25, 2018
Preschool Camp – Space Travel: Europa And Titan

Created for children ages 3 to 5, these activity-based, hands-on camps explore science and include STEM elements.

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LOCKs: Preschool Camp – Other Solar System Objects: Moons

| November 11, 2018
LOCKs: Preschool Camp – Other Solar System Objects: Moons

Created for children ages 3 to 5, these activity-based, hands-on camps explore science and include STEM elements.

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Festival of Science: Science in the Park

| September 16, 2018
Festival of Science: Science in the Park

Kick off the 2018 Festival of Science with Flagstaff Festival of Science during the Science in the Park event at Wheeler Park! Check out the fun open space activities in addition to many awesome STEM activities with various organizations in the community.

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NAU team receives $2.6 million grant to train, mentor Native American students in STEM disciplines

| July 4, 2018
NAU team receives $2.6 million grant to train, mentor Native American students in STEM disciplines

Native Americans have the lowest rate of university enrollment and graduation rates of any group in the United States—and in STEM fields, they represent only 0.5 percent of students nationwide. Another major hurdle for Native American populations is health-related. Those living on tribal lands experience a disproportionate rate of environmentally-associated health issues such as cancer, stroke, obesity and diabetes.

A team of Northern Arizona University researchers, led by co-principal investigators Cathy Propper and Leslie Schulz, were recently awarded $2.6 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for a new program that will address both of these pressing issues while providing Native American students with unique opportunities to work with world-class researchers.

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CCC STEM Camps

| June 3, 2018
CCC STEM Camps

STEM Camps for kids at Coconino Community College.

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CCC STEM Camps

| May 27, 2018
CCC STEM Camps

STEM Camps for kids at Coconino Community College.

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CCC STEM Camps

| May 20, 2018
CCC STEM Camps

STEM Camps for kids at Coconino Community College.

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