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STEM Skills Are In Demand Across The Labor Market

In a first-of-its-kind study, the Brookings Institute analyzed millions of advertisements for job vacancies and compared the length of time jobs requiring science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills and non-STEM related jobs remained open.

08/27/2014

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The ConnectED Initiative Aims To Bring All Schools Into The Digital Age

American schools increasingly depend on digital technologies to expand learning opportunities, to individualize instruction and to graduate students with the skills necessary for success in college and the 21st century workplace.

08/27/2014

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‘No Fake Math,’ Raytheon Math Heroes Make Numbers Real For Students

Teacher support is key to all of these efforts, which is why Raytheon is interested in rewarding educators who go the extra mile to get students excited.

08/27/2014

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STEM Education & Why President Obama Has Made It An Educational Priority

Innovation drives the U.S. economy, and employees with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills have become a hot commodity in post-recession America.

08/27/2014

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STEM Education: The Campaign To Recruit STEM Educators

The number of jobs in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) is growing at a rate nearly double that of non-STEM jobs. To train this workforce of the near future, the United States needs an army of teachers highly trained in science, math, and technology.

08/27/2014

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Will The Next Generation Science Standards Be The Common Core For Science?

American students are falling behind students in other countries on international assessments of math and science. Statistics such as these are driving the call for education reforms to strengthen science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education in the country’s schools.

08/27/2014

Vice President Joe Biden speaks to the 2014 National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition Champions from the University of Central Florida, in the Indian Treaty Room in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, in Washington, D.C., August 19, 2014. (Official White House Photo by David Lienemann)

Cyber Champions Tour Washington

A team of students from the University of Central Florida won the Raytheon-sponsored National Cyber Collegiate Defense Competition earlier this year.

08/27/2014

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Philadelphia Charter School Rings In New School Year

Believe it or not, some area students are already saying goodbye to the playground and hello to the classroom as a new school year begins.

08/18/2014

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Continuing Education Helps Job Seekers Immensely In Philadelphia, Says Expert

An undergraduate degree is an important step in landing the right job, but continuing your education will put you in the right direction for landing the job you really want.

08/18/2014

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Real Estate, Job Openings Continue To Be In Demand In Philadelphia

With the improving economy and job demands in health care and education, as well as professional and business services, the outlook for a healthy economy in Philadelphia looks very good for the remainder of 2014.

08/18/2014

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Collaborations Help Health Care Professionals Stay Ahead In Philadelphia

Education in the field of health care is imperative throughout one’s career. Professionals in the health care industry need to stay on top of the latest developments in the world of science and medicine.

08/18/2014

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City Council Holds Hearing On How School District Can Expand Social Services To Include Students’ Families

The hearing was focused on expanding “community-based schooling,” in which social services that are normally offered in government offices are instead available at neighborhood schools.

08/17/2014

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Some Bucks County Students Getting Tablets To Enhance Their Learning Experience

Middle school students returning to class next month in the Bristol Township School District in Bucks County will be using tablets to help enhance their learning experience.

08/16/2014

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Technology Forces Philadelphia Educators To Stay Current

In the world of technology, it is important for all educators to learn the latest software and social media outlets.

08/11/2014

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IT CEO Finds Technical Schools A Great Source For Finding Future Technologists

The skills needed for this industry are evolving very quickly as technology continues to evolve, and employers are hiring from whichever institutions and organizations provide a relevant education.

08/11/2014

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