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Eye On 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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‘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

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The ConnectED Initiative Aims To Bring All Schools Into The Digital Age

American schools increasingly depend on digital technologies to expand learning opportunities, to individualize instruction and to graduate students with the skills necessary for success in college and the 21st century workplace.

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

Teachers and students work on a project together. (WBZ-TV)

Eye On Education: Innovative Camp Not Your Ordinary Summer School

An innovative camp lets kids work in freedom on math and science and sparks an interest.

07/31/2014

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Eye On Education: Concord Company Helps Stay-At-Home Moms Resume Careers

Addie Swartz’s reacHIRE company trains women who’ve been out of the workforce for years.

06/30/2014

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: Plymouth Teacher Gets Creative To Bring 3D Printer To Classroom

Schools may want to expose kids to technology but some simply don’t have it in the budget.

06/09/2014

Boston Latin School student Nathan Han, 15, won a $75,000 award for his work on cancer cells. (WBZ-TV)

Eye On Education: Boston Latin Student Wins Award For Work On Cancer Cells

Nathan Han, 15, a freshman at the Boston Latin School, won an award at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair for his work tracking cancer cell mutations.

05/27/2014

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