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STEM is spreading its roots at Templeton High

Posted: Tuesday, Apr 15th, 2014

TEMPLETON — Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, the four words that stand for STEM, a national program aimed at preparing high school seniors to enter the workforce or college with an arsenal of information and experience to back them up in their field. At Templeton High School, the STEM program has been such a success plans are in the works to expand it.

The Templeton school district board of trustees approved the expansion at their March 27 meeting helping to make STEM education, a standard. Superintendent Joe Koski is proud of the success THS has had with the program.

“It is directly tied to our vision for 21st century learning, in the sense that we want our really strong math and science students to also be able to work in the real world and have some hands-on skills that will help them outside academia,” said Koski. “In turn, we want our really strong vocational students to understand the science and the math behind the projects that they are undertaking. We think we will see much greater success in all aspects of our educational system once students begin to see how those applications really cross over.”

For the complete article see the 04-15-2014 issue.

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