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  • Date: 06/24/2014
    Resource Category: Policy/Memoranda
    A list of resources on STEM in out-of-school time, distributed by the Coalition for Science After School. ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2013
    Resource Category: Report
    Following a 2011 report by the National Research Council (NRC) on successful K-12 education in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), Congress asked the National Science Foundation to identify methods for tracking progress toward the report's recommendations. In response, the NRC convened the Committee on an Evaluation Framework ... »
  • Date: 03/10/2016
    Resource Category: Report
    This special report describes NSF INCLUDES (Inclusion across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science), a comprehensive initiative to enhance U.S. leadership in science and engineering discovery and innovation by proactively seeking and effectively developing science, technology, engineering ... »
  • Date: 01/01/1999
    Resource Category: Policy/Memoranda
    Informal environments—or out-of-school-time (OST) settings—play an important role in promoting science learning for preK–12 students and beyond. The learning experiences delivered by parents, friends, and educators in informal environments can spark student interest in science and provide opportunities to broaden and deepen students’ engagement; ... »
  • Date: 11/01/2012
    Resource Category: Policy/Memoranda
    Graduates of science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) degrees stand to earn more in their lifetime while contributing innovation and technical expertise necessary for a robust society. Further, improving the diversity of such graduates will produce a workforce that empowers all communities to equally share in the benefits of a STEM- ... »
  • Date: 06/24/2014
    Resource Category: Policy/Memoranda
    In 2006 the Coalition for Science After School, under a subcontract from SEDL as part of their U.S. Department of Education grant, began an investigation of the potential of out-of-school time programs as a network of early support for advanced STEM coursework, including Advanced Placement courses and their prerequisites. This undertaking ... »
  • Date: 11/01/2014
    Resource Category: Policy/Memoranda
    The purpose of this document is to build on best practices and offer new approaches toward creating "a bold new initiative" to augment the Foundation's ongoing efforts to increase participation in STEM from underrepresented groups. ... »
  • Date: 02/01/2003
    Resource Category: Policy/Memoranda
    In the spring of 1999, the Board of the National Association of Research in Science Teaching (NARST) established an Informal Science Education Ad Hoc committee, co-chaired by Lynn Dierking and John Falk. The Committee's task was to focus on the organization's positioning in regard to out-of-school science education. After 2 years of work, the ... »
  • Date: 07/26/2008
    Resource Category: Policy/Memoranda
    This report is a background document for intial data presented from the Online Project Monitoring System (OPMS) presented at the 2008 ISE PI Summit. ... »
  • Date: 04/18/1979
    Resource Category: Policy/Memoranda
    On July 12, 1974, the National Research Act (Pub. L. 93-348) was signed into law, there-by creating the National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research. One of the charges to the Commission was to identify the basic ethical principles that should underlie the conduct of biomedical and behavioral ... »

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