A private sector executive discusses the importance of the private and public sectors working together to encourage students to enter STEM careers.
"Following the passionate and constructive dialogue between the panel and the more than 150 business and technology leaders in attendance, Massachusetts Lt. Governor Timothy Murray announced that Governor Deval Patrick would file an Executive Order creating the Governor's STEM Coordinating Council. This is an exciting opportunity and tremendous first step toward coordinating statewide initiatives to innovate STEM education."
The full article is posted at: http://www.masshightech.com/stories/2009/06/29/editorial2-engaging-young-people-in-STEM-is-a-community-job.html.
Posted by Katie de la Paz