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21st Century Budget Cuts 21st Century Skills

Sean M. McCaffery | Senior Research Assistant | The PEAR Institute: Partnerships in Education & Resilience  In May the Trump administration’s budget proposal for fiscal year 2018 was released. The proposal calls for a $9.2 billion spending cut to education. Among its provisions is the elimination of the Department of Education’s 21st Century Community Learning Centers (Kamenet, […]

Book Publication: Journeys in Science

Science Outreach: A culture shift still necessary

Do we really still need to empower women in science?

An open letter to the United States Congress

Stories in Science: an Update

Development Initiative

Open Proposal: Career Exploration for Graduate Students

by Fanuel Muindi | Co-Director, STEM Education Advocacy Group  Around the world, countries continue to produce more and more PhDs each year [1]. In the U.S., many reform initiatives have been proposed to improve research training programs in order to better equip graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to be successful across a range of career pathways […]

Stories_insci: An Interview with Elsevier

Tell Your Story in Science

Education is Power

List of organizations engaged in STEM education across Africa

Training: Inspiring young people with stories in science