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Starting out $30,000 in debt? Don’t just blame your college

When a student graduates high school, we expect them to be able to choose one of three paths: college, a job, or starting their own business. For many students, it seems clear that high school alone has only prepared them for a fourth option: none of the above. Today’s high school diploma just doesn’t mean what it used to.

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School offers a haven for bullied students

Yesterday, NBC4 anchor Cabot Rea stopped by the Metro Early College High School in Columbus to talk with students about bullying. He talked with many students who said the high-achieving school, founded by Battelle and Ohio State University, provided them with a safe haven from the bullying they experienced at other schools. WCMH: News, Weather, and Sports for Columbus, Ohio To learn more about Metro as a place to enroll your child or about how you can support this great […]

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To create digitally literate students, Akron trains teachers

Will today’s students be “digitally literate?” Only if their teachers are. That’s the central conviction of a training organized this week by the Ohio STEM Learning Network – Akron Hub. Students (like most people) learn best by doing. That’s why many Ohio teachers are working hard to create classes where students do much more than fill out worksheets. Instead, class time is spent building model airplanes, researching topics, and finding ways to answer tough questions. Called problem-based learning, it’s one […]

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Battelle and 13 states launch STEMx at U.S. News and World Report STEM Solutions Summit

To kick off the U.S. News STEM Solutions 2012 summit, basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and a host of science, technology, engineering and math leaders announced the formation of STEMx, a multi-state network that will help connect policymakers with teachers, business leaders, and STEM organizations. “[STEM] is a genuine grassroots movement, and this is the first national meeting of this grassroots movement,” said Brad Smith, executive vice president and general counsel at Microsoft. “Let’s continue to find a way to use […]

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