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‘No Fake Math,’ Raytheon Math Heroes Make Numbers Real For Students

Teacher support is key to all of these efforts, which is why Raytheon is interested in rewarding educators who go the extra mile to get students excited.

08/27/2014

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Rockets and ‘Rithmetic: Engineers’ Tutoring Pays Off For Students

What do you get when you add pizza, probability, teenagers and engineers? Improved test scores, students say.

08/27/2014

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STEM Education: The Campaign To Recruit STEM Educators

The number of jobs in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) is growing at a rate nearly double that of non-STEM jobs. To train this workforce of the near future, the United States needs an army of teachers highly trained in science, math, and technology.

08/27/2014

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STEM Education & Why President Obama Has Made It An Educational Priority

Innovation drives the U.S. economy, and employees with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills have become a hot commodity in post-recession America.

08/27/2014

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Will Common Core Better Prepare Students For Careers In STEM Fields?

While many in education and STEM fields embrace the new Common Core standards, many strongly oppose them. Some hold the belief that the Common Core will lead to a national curriculum, others believe the standards are weaker than what states have already implemented.

08/27/2014

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Will The Next Generation Science Standards Be The Common Core For Science?

American students are falling behind students in other countries on international assessments of math and science. Statistics such as these are driving the call for education reforms to strengthen science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education in the country’s schools.

08/27/2014

Vice President Joe Biden speaks to the 2014 National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition Champions from the University of Central Florida, in the Indian Treaty Room in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, in Washington, D.C., August 19, 2014. (Official White House Photo by David Lienemann)

Cyber Champions Tour Washington

A team of students from the University of Central Florida won the Raytheon-sponsored National Cyber Collegiate Defense Competition earlier this year.

08/27/2014

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Chicago Nurse Offers Advice On How To Start A Career In Health Care

Nursing is a field that allows for a career start as soon as completing an associate’s degree, unlike other fields that require a bachelor’s degree for an entry-level position.

08/18/2014

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Chicago CEO Uses A Business Degree To Succeed In The Technology Industry

While there are some fields that don’t ever intersect when it comes to duties, being in the field of business requires knowledge in IT to remain successful.

08/18/2014

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Chicago Job Seekers Will See A Large Increase In Available Health Care Jobs

Many believe that the true mark of a civilized society is based on how the elderly is treated. For those in the field of health care, the rise in need for elderly patient care has helped boost job availability and add meaning to one’s career.

08/18/2014

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Emanuel Joins Other Big-City Mayors To Discuss Plight Of Poor Residents

The gap between the nation’s richest and poorest had increased dramatically, big-city mayors said in a report issued this week.

08/11/2014

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Chicago Technology Expert Encourages A Diverse Education

Because technology is entwined into almost any profession, it can be important to have a diverse educational background when going into this field.

08/11/2014

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An Education In Foreign Culture Will Inspire A Brighter Future For Chicago Students

Tyler Blackwell is the executive director for the Center for Arabic Language & Culture. Here he offers some insight on how a career in education doesn’t necessarily mean becoming a teacher.

08/11/2014

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Chicago Psychologist Shows The Benefit Of Finding A Niche In Your Field

Psychology may be quite a popular degree with students, but it can be difficult to decipher what job prospects will be waiting after graduation.

08/11/2014

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Wages, Job Opportunities With The City Of Chicago On The Rise

Working for the City of Chicago has a number of advantages, including benefits and stable wages.

08/04/2014

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Chicago CEO’s Road To Success Was Hard, But Has Proven To Be Effective

Running a successful business entails everything from marketing to finance, which can be a great foundation for careers in a number of other fields.

08/04/2014

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Chicago Nurse Uses Degree To Focus On Narrow Field

Nursing is a field that is often thought of as broad in terms of patient care. However, Denise Latham-Lee shows how she used her degree to focus on kidney care.

08/04/2014

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Emanuel Announces Expansion In Early Education For Poverty Level Kids

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced a new program Monday to bridge the early childhood education gap for poverty level inner city kids.

07/28/2014

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Businesswoman Used Education To Promote Change In Chicago

Education, coupled with an advanced degree, has not only opened doors to new opportunities, but has also allowed a businesswoman to educate on a much wider scale.

07/28/2014

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Chicago IT Professional Gives Advice On A Growing Field

A Chicago international software design and development company shows how the field continues to change, with advice from its president, Aurimas Adomavicius.

07/28/2014

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