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“Just imagine what the science fairs of the future could look like if we unleash the capacity of all of our children to be innovators, inventors, and solvers of our world’s greatest challenges,” writes Carnegie Corporation Program Officer Talia Milgrom-Elcott in a new blog posting.

In the blog, posted at Ashoka Changemakers, Milgrom-Elcott envisions a future—and provides a map to get there—in which adults with science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) expertise share their knowledge and enthusiasm with students.”

Milgrom-Elcott continues, “What advances might we see – from curing diseases and addressing climate change to identifying renewable energy sources and responding to fiscal meltdowns – if all students had opportunities to engage at high levels in science, technology, engineering, and math?”  Read the blog posting.