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Subject:  Re: OT: Charter Schools Failed Promise Date:  9/7/2013  11:49 AM
Author:  alstroemeria Number:  427853 of 445720

Eighth grade public school students in Massachusetts ranked second in the world in science, outperforming all except Singapore...

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In 2003, the state Department of Higher Education created the STEM Pipeline Fund, to better educate students in the study of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, in hopes of creating a highly qualified generation of STEM workers.

Four years ago, Governor Deval Patrick created the Governor's STEM Advisor Council, which has annually increased the funding for related educational programs.


http://www.masslive.com/news/index.ssf/2013/09/massachusetts...

You often get what you work for, and pay for.

=proud mother of a Massachusetts public school 8th grade science teacher
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