Education

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STEM Education & Why President Obama Has Made It An Educational Priority

Innovation drives the U.S. economy, and employees with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills have become a hot commodity in post-recession America.

08/27/2014

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Rockets and ‘Rithmetic: Engineers’ Tutoring Pays Off For Students

What do you get when you add pizza, probability, teenagers and engineers? Improved test scores, students say.

08/27/2014

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‘No Fake Math,’ Raytheon Math Heroes Make Numbers Real For Students

Teacher support is key to all of these efforts, which is why Raytheon is interested in rewarding educators who go the extra mile to get students excited.

08/27/2014

Vice President Joe Biden speaks to the 2014 National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition Champions from the University of Central Florida, in the Indian Treaty Room in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, in Washington, D.C., August 19, 2014. (Official White House Photo by David Lienemann)

Cyber Champions Tour Washington

A team of students from the University of Central Florida won the Raytheon-sponsored National Cyber Collegiate Defense Competition earlier this year.

08/27/2014

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Eye On Education: SAT Receiving Substantial Makeover

The goal of the changes to the exam is to get the content more in line with what students are learning in the classroom.

08/18/2014

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Study: Massachusetts Kids Better Off Than Most In U.S.

The latest Kids Count report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation has found that children in Massachusetts are better off than almost anywhere else in the nation.

07/22/2014

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5 Back To School Things Teachers Would Love Your Help With

Seasoned instructors share the essentials for your child’s transition back to the classroom.

07/21/2014

Andrea Carr-Evans helps Erica Mendoza select classes for the fall. (WBZ-TV)

Eye On Education: Mentor Program Inspires First Generation College Students

With the help of the John Andrew Mazie Memorial Foundation, Erica Mendoza will be the first person in her family to go to college.

06/16/2014

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Eye On Education: Grafton School Club Attracts Students To Science

One local teacher knows opening up experiences in science to his students can make all the difference in their education.

06/02/2014

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Mass.-Based Jobs For The Future Gets $4.9M Federal Grant

Boston-based Jobs for the Future is the only national program to win a grant from the Youth Career Connect funds.

04/07/2014

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