STEAM Program is Boosting State Science Scores

A fourth grade STEAM program is boosting state science scores in Laurelton, NY. At Merrick Academy, the average score on the fourth grade New York state science exam was 96.4. Two years ago, the K-6 charter school launched a STEAM program, boosting science,...

Students Fighting Urban Blight

Middle school students fighting urban blight recently completed a year long project for find new uses for blighted buildings and create new businesses and programs that would give neighborhoods renewed vitality. 12 year old Destiny Dupuy identified one problem...

Girls Learning Construction Skills at Camp

A new opportunity to have middle and high school girls explore interests in traditionally male fields is taking shape for girls learning construction skills at camp. At the Shelby County College and Career Center, the 2017 Girls Can Construction Camp, 15 girls learned...