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News from National Convention—STEM Education

One of the top topics at the 2015 National PTA Convention was STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) education, as several panel discussions and workshops focused or touched on the topic. It is an important issue, as the US is producing fewer engineers and other STEM-related graduates at a time when the number of jobs in those fields are increasing. Here are some of the highlights about STEM education from the convention:

The discussions on STEM were not limited to the problems and challenges. There are a tremendous number of STEM resources out there for students, parents, teachers, and schools.