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Senate Approves Panchanathan as National Science Foundation Chief

This article was originally posted by Doug Lederman on Inside Higher Ed The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed Sethuraman Panchanathan, a senior administrator at Arizona State University, as the new director of the National Science Foundation, a leading funder of academic research. Panchanathan has been a member of the National Science Board, the body that…

Entrepreneur: How STEM Sports CEO is taking his love of sports to the classroom

This article was originally published by the Phoenix Business Journal By Barbara Smith  – Editorial Intern, Phoenix Business Journal a day ago Jeff Golner always thought of himself as a right-brained person, learning and expressing himself through more tactile means.  When the opportunity presented itself to buy STEM Sports in late 2017, Golner knew it was the right fit. Using…

High expectations for summer programs as learning gaps predicted to grow

This post was originally posted and written by Education Dive With experts predicting and school leaders expecting significant student learning loss because of school closures, advocates, researchers and others stepped up efforts this week to emphasize the role that out-of-school-time programs play in minimizing the damage.  On Thursday, for example, the Afterschool Alliance, the Boys and Girls Clubs and…