Making the Grade: STEM
Science, Technology, Engineering and Math - the push continues to foster STEM education in America's schools. OnQ continues its Making the Grade series with thoughtful discussion on the importance of STEM for students, teachers and administrators - and how that would ultimately serve the nation.Guests: Art Baldwin, National Energy Technology Laboratory; Sam Franklin, Pittsburgh Science & Technology Academy; Joan Schanck, Pittsburgh Tissue Engineering Initiative.
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