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Linda Gojak

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[ncsm-members] Fwd: TC STEM Education News; 1/26/12
Posted: Jan 26, 2012 11:16 AM
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> From: Vance Ablott <ablottv@triangle-coalition.org>
> Subject: TC STEM Education News; 1/26/12
> Date: January 26, 2012 10:53:35 AM EST
> To: Association of State Supervisors of Mathematics <assm@list.nctm.org>
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>> January 26, 2012
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>> Welcome to the NEW Triangle Coalition STEM Education News (previously the TCEB). This is a weekly e-newsletter that features the latest news and resources in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, or STEM, education.
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>> Triangle Coalition Members Commit to Secure 100K Excellent STEM Teachers
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>> A national movement to recruit, prepare, and retain 100,000 science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) teachers in 10 years has gained momentum in recent months. 100Kin10 was convened in 2011 by Carnegie Corporation of New York and Opportunity Equation in response to President Obama?s call to expand the nation?s STEM teaching force. With the addition of 34 new partners, the 100Kin10 movement now boasts more than 115 educational and corporate partners committed to using their resources and talent to bring excellent STEM teachers to American classrooms. To date, 14 funders have committed more than $22 million to support partner organizations in reaching this goal. Full article
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>> Quality Counts Report Gives the U.S. Education System a Grade of C
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>> Last week, Education Week released its annual Quality Counts report evaluating the nation?s education system and grading it overall as a C. The report tracks six distinct areas of policy and performance and is the most comprehensive ongoing assessment of the state of American education. In addition to the comprehensive national evaluation, the report also includes state-by-state report cards that measure states? efforts to improve public education. This 16th annual edition, The Global Challenge?Education in a Competitive World, takes a critical look at the nation?s place among the world?s public education systems and the challenges of competing in a global environment. Full article
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>> NESTA Polls Teachers on Climate Change Education
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>> The National Earth Science Teachers Association released the executive summary of its 2011 informal online survey on climate change education. The survey included 61 questions about a range of topics including climate change education in K-12 classrooms, teacher preparation and professional development, the educational resources teachers use, and the outside pressures and challenges they face in teaching about climate change. Full article
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>> GAO Calls for Greater Coordination between STEM Programs
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>> This week, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) released the findings of its study of federal STEM education programs. With so many STEM education programs conducted across various federal agencies, the study was conducted to address concerns about the overall effectiveness and efficiency of these programs. Full article
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>> Free STEM Smart Workshop Series Coming to a City Near You
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>> The National Science Foundation (NSF) is sponsoring a series of free one-day regional workshops around the country discussing the topic of building successful STEM schools. Based on the 2011 National Research Council Report, Successful K-12 STEM Education, the workshops will bring together educators from formal and informal education across all grade levels and higher education. Participants will also include STEM leaders, policy-makers, and representatives from business and funding communities. Full article
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>> Member in the Spotlight:
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>> NIA and Promethean Partner to Bring Teachers NASA Education Content
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>> A new collaboration between the Triangle Coalition member, the National Institute of Aerospace (NIA), and global education company, Promethean is bringing the latest NASA education content to teachers and students worldwide. Promethean Planet?s website community now features NASA content developed for educators by the Center for Integrative STEM Education (CISE) at NIA. Full article
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>> Legislative News:
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>> FY 2012 Budget Funds the MSP
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>> OSTP Releases Federal STEM Education Inventory
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>> Einstein Fellows:
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>> Meet the Current Fellows
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>> Fellows in the News
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>> Spring Symposium on
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>> April 26, 2012
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