State of STEM Dispatch Article

STEM: Educators, companies stress collaborations between schools, industry

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At a State of STEM event on Monday, researchers and educators called for more collaboration between the institutions that prepare students for graduation and those that hire them afterward.

In fact, schools such as Metro, which aim to bring together industry and education, have spread nationwide.

“This should be a regular school,” said former NASA astronaut Mae Jemison Jemison who spoke at the Monday’s event. “Education should not be cookie-cutter; it deserves to be hands-on.”  Read More

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