News Update
What You Need to Know Now 6/22/2017


  • Research: Boys Say They're More Likely to Pursue STEM Careers Than Girls

    Teenage boys say they are more likely to pursue STEM careers than girls, according to research recently published by nonprofit Junior Achievement and professional services firm EY (formerly Ernst & Young). More than one-third (36 percent) of boys surveyed said they would pursue STEM careers in the future, versus only 11 percent of girls.

  • Missouri District-Led Program Expands Tuition-Free Summer School Courses

    A program originally created by Grandview R-2 School District called the Missouri Online Summer Institute is offering more than 100 free summer school courses for students in grades 7-12 this summer, with newly added career and technical education and Advanced Placement courses.

  • New Tool Makes Learning 'Gameful'

    A "gameful" learning tool created at the University of Michigan is now available for purchase by K–12 schools and universities across the country.


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