Industrial Engineer Engineering and Management Solutions at Work

May 2013    |    Volume: 45    |    Number: 5

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Pioneering a new path for STEM education

Local businesses helped immerse teachers in real-world experiences

By Clifton B. Vann IV

In the next six years, it’s estimated that jobs related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) will grow 70 percent faster than other jobs. It’s also estimated that 2.4 million jobs will be created in STEM arenas during that time period. How are we going to prepare our kids for that challenge? After all, they are the ones who are going to need it the most.


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