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STEM GRANT: Iowa Recieves $1.2 Million

Posted on: 8:00 pm, May 14, 2013, by

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Governor Terry Branstad announced today that Iowa will receive a grant for science education.

The National Science Foundation has awarded the state a three year, $1.2 million grant to the Governor’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Advisory Council for the project entitled “Iowa STEM Education Evaluation (I-SEE): Navigating the Iowa STEM Roadmap.”

The I-SEE project objectives are to research findings to support the improvement of K-12 STEM education, evaluate capacity and infrastructure that emphasize accessible and useful resource, and to create a system to examine statewide cultural change related to STEM.

“I want to command everyone involved in Iowa’s STEM program,” said Governor Branstad. “The need for quality STEM education is so great in this country, and I view Iowa as a pioneering state in advancing these life and career skills.”

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