July 25, 2017 — Associated Press — “Robots, race cars and weather: Girl Scouts offer new badges”
Girl Scouts from tiny Daisies to teen Ambassadors may earn 23 new badges focused on science, technology, engineering and math. It’s the largest addition of new badges in a decade for Girl Scouts of the USA. The effort takes a progressive approach to STEM and also nudges girls to become citizen scien...

July 24, 2017 — U.S. News & World Report — “3 STEM Insights for U.S. Teens From International Students”
A robotics competition brought together high schoolers from more than 150 counties to Washington last week. The event, organized by nonprofit FIRST Global, aimed to bring young students together to develop their STEM – science, technology, engineering and math – skills, while also teaching them how ...

May 10, 2017 — U.S. News & World Report — “Students Shouldn't Live in STEM Deserts”
More than ever, a high-quality math and science education is the foundation for opportunity … Yet, we as a nation continue with a familiar pattern in which access to high-quality STEM learning is unevenly distributed. Millions of students across the country live in what we call STEM deserts – school...