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United States

Illinois

MATTOON — Mattoon High School students will soon be able to compete on a drone soccer team after receiving funding from Consolidated Communications according to JC-TC.

California

In partnership with the Garner Holt Foundation, San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools (SBCSS) hosted the Animatronics Academy Career Camp, an immersive education and career exploration event. Students from schools across San Bernardino County Schools participated from Jan. 5-7 according to Redlands City News.

Massachusetts

The Global Learning Charter Public School, in New Bedford, Mass., will renovate a former convent and create the Joan and Irwin Jacobs STEAM Education Center according to American school and University.

Michigan

CLK Schools in Calumet is giving its students a head start on advanced learning concepts. You’ve probably heard of STEM teaching in education. But – STEAM teaching is still working its way into more schools in the UP.The difference is the A in STEAM stands for art. “Some of the projects that we’ve been doing are coding with our little robots that we have called spiros,” said Amy Burmeister, a CLK STEAM teacher according to TV6.

New Hampshire

In an effort to support STEM concepts and exploration among New Hampshire youth, The New Hampshire Department of Education is offering competitive grants to public schools and public charter schools to establish robotics teams and participate in competitive events according to Seacoastonline.

New York

The STEM Learning Ecosystems Community of Practice (SLECoP), launched as an initiative supported by philanthropy, is moving to sustainability with the appointment of 16 leaders from across the globe to serve as members of the newly formed Leadership Coordinating Council (LC2.) according to PRNewswire.

Texas

The Dothan Houston County Library System (DHCLS) has partnered with the Dothan City Schools (DCS) and Bright Key to offer STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics) education classes at Selma Street Elementary School. This new initiative will support learning and literacy for school-children, one of the areas of focus identified in the library’s extensive strategic plan for 2022 through 2026 according to News4.

Tennessee

Dell Technologies, one of the largest and oldest tech employers in the region, has announced the recipients of its fifth STEAM Innovation Grant according to Nashville Main Street.

Ohio

Soon to open in a renovated YMCA building, the Community Steam Academy-Xenia will give students pathways to graduation involving drone operation, graphic design, robotics, biotech and other subjects according to Government Technology.

UK

Cambridge HackLab Academy has successfully completed the acquisition of York-based BinaryBots and says the combined products and services will “provide an innovative, sustainable, and integrated STEAM – science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics – education to the next generation according to the Cambridge Independent.

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