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STEM Reads for the Week

September 2, 2011

As school begins, STEM continues to be at the forefront of educational news. This week we saw a dissatisfied student create an app to replace his high school’s website and the launch of the U.S. News and World Report’s STEM Resource Center. Who knows what’s in store for the rest of the 2011-2012 school year!

USA Today catches on to the whole robots-in-classrooms thing (via USA Today)

Racial gap persists in science, this time in project funding (via New Scientist)

Science, Math, and Technology Key to Upward Mobility for Latinos (via New American Media)

 Why can’t U.S. students compete? (The Daily Beast via Newsweek)

Investing in Education is Smart Business (via US News)

Back to School, Are we leaving gifted students behind? (via The Christian Science Monitor)

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