The only organization dedicated solely to helping state boards advance equity and excellence in public education.

High-quality K-12 STEM education engages future scientists, technicians, engineers, and mathematicians early in school, inspiring them to pursue higher education. Eventually, they enter the rapidly growing STEM job market and contribute to creating innovative technology. STEM also teaches equally important soft skills: The creativity, experimentation, and problem-solving skills learned through STEM are useful for all careers. Unfortunately, not all students reap these benefits.

Student Voice: STEM Education for All

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Engaging All Students

Authors explore the reasons why students increasingly feel uninspired and disengaged at school and outline steps state leaders can take to help schools and districts increase students’ engagement and connectedness.
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Beyond Testing for Lead in Drinking Water: Implications for Funding

While most states encourage or require schools to test for lead in drinking water, funding to sustain remediation lags—despite significant federal grants designed to boost those efforts.

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