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Women in STEM: You Belong

Last week marked International Women’s Day. Recognizing such an important day allowed me to reflect on what it means to be a woman in the...

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The Future of Assessment: The World Demands Authentic Solutions

Yogi Berra, an American baseball player legendary for his skill in his sport and his lack of skill with his language, reportedly said: “I...

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How JSU Solved Its ‘Developmental Education’ Dilemma with a Simple Model for Personalized Study

An All-Too-Common Problem At Jacksonville State University (JSU), we were experiencing a common, pervasive problem. Our students were en...

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Gender Gap in STEM Education Continues Despite Appeal of High Wage Careers, Strong Job Growth Rate

ACT’s Annual STEM Report—Now in its Fifth Year—Indicates Female Students Continue to Lag Behind Males in STEM Readiness IOWA CITY, Iowa—...

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STEM Education in the U.S. | Social Media Toolkit

STEM careers are equally appealing to female and male students, but the achievement gap between the two groups continues, with females aga...

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February Social Media Toolkit

ICYMI: Here are some of our social media highlights from February to easily share with your networks. Together, we can help people achieve...

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SEL Frameworks: ACT Tessera, the Big Five, and CASEL Alignment

My wife is an 8th grade math teacher in a downtown Tucson, Arizona charter school, located in the basement of our city’s historic YMCA. He...

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