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Website: Pathways to Science

Pathways to SciencePathways to Science supports pathways to the STEM fields. It places particular emphasis on connecting underrepresented groups with STEM programs, funding, mentoring, and resources. This website features programs such as undergraduate summer research opportunities, graduate fellowships, postdoctoral positions, and recruitment and retention materials.

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NACME Teacher Grants

NACME Teacher GrantNACME STEM Innovation Grants provide teachers in inner-city communities with funding (up to $1000) for projects that make students aware of opportunities to be found in engineering. The projects are aimed at turning classroom lessons into real-world applications that bring STEM concepts to life.

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STEM Teacher Wins MacArthur Award

Amir Abo-ShaeerAmir Abo-Shaeer, a Goleta, California physics and engineering teacher at Dos Pueblos High School, last week got more than just a bit of spotlight — he was one of the 23 MacArthur Fellows of 2010. The MacArthur Foundation annually gives out so-called Genius Awards — a no-strings grant of $500,000 each — to folks who excel in their professions.

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A Dearth of African-American Teachers

Teacher Reading to Young StudentsThere are 6.5 million teachers in the United States, but only 9 percent are black. Yet, in many urban areas, black students are, far and away, the single largest cohort. Does this matter? Some educators emphatically say it does.

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