Math

STEM students
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Jim Melwert
February 03, 2020 - 4:45 am
Chester County U.S. Rep. Chrissy Houlahan is trying to address the shortage of women in STEM careers — especially in engineering and math — with the new bipartisan Women in Stem Caucus. Read more here.
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Students build a tower at the new STEAM Lab in North Philadelphia.
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Andrew Kramer
January 26, 2020 - 1:00 pm
It's not always easy making learning fun for students, but Philadelphia nonprofit Project HOME hopes to do just that through a new educational lab that opened in North Philadelphia on Wednesday. Read more here.
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Hadas Kuznits
March 29, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A free STEM workshop in Hunting Park on Saturday is geared towards helping students learn more about opportunities in the field. "I am really hoping to demystify what STEM is," said Isobel Dewey, director of STEM at Simon Gratz Mastery Charter High School. She says...
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College students
March 15, 2019 - 3:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — You think your parents embarrassed you in high school? The parents of a ninth-grader in Florida complained when their son's math class was too hard, and the school agreed to change his class. But when the new class proved...
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Jim Melwert
March 14, 2019 - 7:57 pm
LOWER MERION TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A Harriton High School student takes home second-place in a national science and math competition along with a $175,000 prize. Samuel Weissman is 17 and about to graduate high school in three years. He got second place out of thousands of entries in the...
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Paul Kurtz
November 13, 2018 - 4:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The School District of Philadelphia and the American Heart Association held a symposium Tuesday designed to encourage more female students to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and math. Faranah Benoit has a passion for math and science, so attending...
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The New Jersey Assembly and Senate Education Committees meeting in Cherry Hill.
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David Madden
September 25, 2018 - 1:58 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Results from the latest series of tests show Camden’s public school students performing better than they have in past years, but they still have a long way to go to catch up with the rest of New Jersey. Student proficiency rates — that is, performing at their grade...
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MESA
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Paul Kurtz
June 20, 2018 - 3:58 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Temple University's College of Engineering is playing host this week to a national Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement (MESA) competition. Dozens of middle and high school students from eight states are participating. Three 10th-graders traveled all the way...
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