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Paul Dusenbery - Reforming STEM Education

posted Jul 21, 2013, 3:22 PM by Edmond Johnsen
The U.S. government’s recent proposed education reorganization plan was the catalyst for my thinking about our education system holistically and systemically. Why is science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education important? What components make up the system? Who are the important stakeholders and how do we engage all of them?  For years, education and work force policies have focused on the idea of an education pipeline that depicts the flow of students along an academic path from elementary to graduate school. more

Paul Dusenbery is executive director of the Space Science Institute and director of its National Center for Interactive Learning.