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September 25, 2012
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Schools, county and private sector collaborate on science education

Four words will tie education and economic development together in the future — science, technology, engineering and mathematics. An acronym for the four subjects, STEM, has become ubiquitous in discussions of American students' readiness and competitiveness in the high-powered markets of the 21st Century.In Carson Valley, the school district has been working with Douglas County Economic Vitality, GE Energy and other private and public partners to grow STEM learning, training and application in a way that will bear fruit in the future. Superintendent Lisa Noonan said the National Governors Association, which spearheaded Common Core State Standards, has recommended school districts …

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The Record Courier Updated Sep 25, 2012 06:23PM Published Sep 25, 2012 05:57PM Copyright 2012 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.