STEM Education

Gateway Regional High School
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David Madden
February 03, 2019 - 4:00 am
BELLEVILLE, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- New Jersey is pumping state money into computer science education across the state. Gov. Phil Murphy has been all about prompting STEM education, and he traveled to Belleville High in Essex County to make his latest down payment on that effort. “29 school districts...
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Students work during the "hour of coding" event Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015 at Wells Community Academy High School in Chicago.
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David Madden
December 01, 2018 - 4:00 am
PATERSON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey is selecting three high schools, including one in Burlington County, to take part in a new teaching approach for kids who are interested in tech jobs of the future. The public-private partnership, known as P-TECH — Pathways in Technology Early College...
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Reps from the Eagles visited Imhotep Institute Charter High School in Philadelphia to introduce students to Braskem's digital platform, which lets kids explore a future with the STEM courses.
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Justin Udo
November 05, 2018 - 4:19 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Eagles teamed up with some local students Monday to help them set up a game plan for their careers. The Eagles and Braskem, a chemical refining company, have partnered to help improve STEM programs at local schools. "It's extremely important to get...
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Gov. Phil Murphy announces computer science education initiatives at Steinert High School in Hamilton Township on Oct. 3, 2018.
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David Madden
October 03, 2018 - 4:21 pm
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The Murphy administration has announced plans to provide $2 million in state grants for New Jersey high schools to establish or expand computer science classes. Schools can apply for the grants this month, with the money distributed early next year. Gov...
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First Lady Frances Wolf joins Girls Who Code CEO Reshma Saujani at William D. Kelley School to highlight investment in STEM education for young women.
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Justin Udo
September 25, 2018 - 6:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania is taking aggressive action to get young women more involved in the tech industry. The governor's PAsmart initiative is investing $30 million toward STEM and computer science education for K-12 students. First Lady Frances Wolf joined Girls Who Code CEO...
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The Howard Center for the Arts at Roman Catholic High School
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Justin Udo
September 18, 2018 - 5:37 pm
PHILADELPHIA ( KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia high school completed the first phase of its $25 million transformational expansion project. The Howard Center for the Arts at Roman Catholic High School is a 40,000-square-foot initiative which boasts an array of state of the art features. "There's a...
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