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Young Women Encouraged to Pursue STEM Education, Careers

The College of Southern Maryland held its seventh annual Women and Math Conference in La Plata on Saturday October, 15th. About 80 young women ages 13 to 21 from Charles, St. Mary's and Prince Frederick counties participated in workshops led by women in STEM-related fields including cryptology, architecture and microbiology.

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U.S. News and Co-Presenters Innovate+Educate and STEMconnector select Dallas to host Major June 2012 Conference Addressing America's Severe Shortfall in STEM Skills

Co-sponsors of STEM Summit 2012: "STEM Means Jobs" include Intel, AT&T, Monster, Lockheed Martin, CSC, and Ingersoll-Rand joining with the Business Roundtable, College Board, The Manufacturing Institute, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, National Conference of State Legislatures, National Math and Science Initiative, and 33 co-chairs from industry, associations, and education.

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NASA Looks for Education Partners

NASA is seeking collaborators to help with its education goals in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). The space agency posted an announcement late last week calling for "unfunded collaborations with organizations to enhance its ability to achieve its strategic goals, outcomes and objectives as they relate to education."

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Great Mills High School Uses Digital Curriculum to Increase Graduation Rate and College Readiness

St. Mary's County Public Schools announces a partnership with America's Promise Alliance and Apex Learning® to provide comprehensive digital curriculum at no cost to Great Mills High School. Over the course of a three-year partnership, Great Mills High School will implement programs for remediation, credit recovery, unit recovery, supplemental courses, Advanced Placement, and summer school.

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