Moving Forward Without Test Scores

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Written by: Reagan Flowers, PhD We have reached unprecedented times in education. At least 124,000 schools across 48 states have been impacted by the canceling of standardized tests, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. These standardized tests have historically been purported to help measure student progress and school performance, though many doubt the effectiveness. […]

Ignite Passion for STEM with Reading

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  Written by: Dr. Reagan Flowers, PhD Though many activities associated with STEM are implemented through hands-on activity, reading is still a crucial skill for students. First, reading can help students discover which areas of science, technology, math, and engineering excite them. Second, it provides a crucial base of knowledge for engaging in these areas. […]

Fund the Future: Teacher Pay Increase

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Written by: Reagan Flowers, PhD The passing of the 2019-2020 budget by Houston ISD, the largest public school district in the state of Texas, has naturally caused quite a stir, particularly with the controversy around teacher pay raises. The unanimous vote by the Texas House and Senate in support of House Bill 3, which approved an […]

STEM Plays a Role in All Paths

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  Written By: Reagan Flowers, PhD C-STEM works with students, parents, teachers, and community partners to ensure every student has access to the best STEM education possible. Innovation and Technology are the future, and it continues to evolve every day, so the mission of C-STEM  is crucial for every child, not just those who plan […]

Sneak Peek: Take a Listen to Eric Hammond’s Interview

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  This episode is sponsored by Halliburton. Listen to the full episode Eric Hammond is the Director of Government Relations at Universities Space Research Association (USRA). USRA’s mission is to advance the space-and aeronautics-related sciences exploration through innovative research, technology, and education programs; promote space and aeronautics policy; and develop and operate premier facilities and programs by […]