Science competitions can pave the path toward STEM degrees and careers. But low-income students often face barriers to participation.The nonprofit Society for Science & the Public, which runs the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, is launching a pilot program to recruit and pay teachers and counselors to coach students through the process.
Pathways to Science has a searchable roster of more than 1,500 science, technology, engineering, and math education programs and professional development opportunities for K-12 teachers and students.including a separate engineering resources search engine.
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Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Americans have made notable contributions to engineering, science, education, and innovation. In honor of National LGBT History Month, the American Society for Engineering Education presents a diverse group of outstanding achievers.
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