Boise State University received permission to offer a new master’s degree in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education from the Idaho State Board of Education (SBOE) April 21, the Arbiter reports. The new degree program, which will be offered through the university’s Department of Curriculum, Instruction, and Foundational Studies in the College of Education, is designed to address a growing national emphasis on student improvement in STEM subjects and to meet demand for qualified high school STEM teachers created by new requirements that Idaho high school students take three years of math and science, rather than two…

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