The school year has begun, and Debra Palmer’s fifth-grade class is learning the usual subjects. There’s some math, some English – and of course, the kids will also design their own underwater robots.
A new charter school for girls in St. Louis will focus on math, engineering and technology while trying to close the gender gap in the male-dominated hard sciences.
Eight St. Louis area engineering companies joined forces with a Catholic preparatory high school this week to get more women interested in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) careers.
With all the talk of the “knowledge-based economy” being America’s future, the National Science Foundation suggests state government is going the wrong way.
Jessica Harris worked as an office manager, stole money over six year period authorities say.