Today’s students have more reasons than ever to care about engineering.
Kevin Jarrett isn’t your typical computer teacher. His students build walls from clay, sand and water. They design parachutes from coffee filters. And it’s perfectly fine if the things they build don’t work the first time.
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.
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.
So what may trigger an audit?
Most audits are simple paper audits where they send you a letter asking for supporting documentation.
Massachusetts students are among the smartest in the world when it comes to math and science, according to the results from an international aptitude test.
Boston’s fourth and eighth graders have scored better in math than peers in large cities on a national test known at the “Nation’s Report Card.”
Massachusetts education officials say more than 3,000 students who passed the spring 2011 Grade 10 MCAS math test achieved a higher performance level than first indicated.
State education officials say fifth-graders made marked improvements on the math and English portions of the MCAS exam in the past year, while 10th-graders showed improvement on the English section.