In Sputnik Moment For STEM, U.S. Must Train More, Better Teachers

America's well-traveled path of excellence in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) is no longer leading us where we need to go.  According to Talia Milgrom-Elcott, of Carnegie Corporation and Maya Lundhagen of Opportunity Equation, STEM education is not adequately preparing today's students to solve our most pressing challenges and extend our rich history of success and global leadership through the 21st century.

In their recent blog published by US News & World Report, Milgrom-Elcott and Lundhagen, who lead the100Kin10 effort to hire, develop and retain excellent STEM teachers, describe a curious paradox—a country bursting with creativity and ingenuity—and how they’re harnessing it to inspire and prepare students for meaningful jobs that will keep our economy strong.

Read “In Sputnik Moment for STEM, U.S. Must Train More, Better Teachers.”