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American Graduate / Back on Track / Louisiana

Back On Track: A Look At How LSU Gets Young Women Excited About Engineering

Louisiana will be in the spotlight as American Graduate Day features a successful program at Louisiana State University (LSU). It’s called XCITE and it’s getting young girls excited about careers in engineering.

What You Need to Know: STEM Education
Resources / What You Need To Know

What You Need to Know: STEM Education

Deep concern is growing in the United States that our schools are not preparing a sufficient number of students, teachers, and practitioners in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Studies have shown that a large majority of secondary school students fail to reach proficiency in math and science, and many are taught by teachers lacking adequate subject matter knowledge.

National Organization Making Big Impact On Summer Learning Loss In Birmingham
Alabama / Summer Learning Series / Video

National Organization Making Big Impact On Summer Learning Loss In Birmingham

One summer enrichment program in Birmingham is making big strides in combating summer learning loss- and it’s part of a national, non-profit organization. Girls Incorporated of Central Alabama serves more than 9,000 Birmingham-area girls ages 6 to 18 with programs focusing on economic literacy, career preparedness and health and wellness.

Using Art To Nudge Girls Towards Science And Math
American Graduate / science / STEM / Tennessee

Using Art To Nudge Girls Towards Science And Math

A program in Nashville offers a formula for getting more girls interested in science and math: mix a big dose of art with STEM. Sponsors say Art2STEM is making a difference for the girls who particpate.

Teachers Boost STEM Savvy At Camp
science / STEM / Tennessee / Video

Teachers Boost STEM Savvy At Camp

Some middle school teachers got a dose of science on steroids for one week this summer in Nashville. What they learned at Adventure Science Center could help raise the bar for STEM education in Tennessee.

Fort Payne HS Represents Ala. In Real World Design Challenge
Alabama / Making The Grade / Video

Fort Payne HS Represents Ala. In Real World Design Challenge

Students from Fort Payne High School are officially headed to Washington D.C.— to represent Alabama in the Real World Design Challenge and to hopefully, bring home a trophy. The Real World Design Challenge is an aerospace and engineering design competition for teams of 3-7 high school students.