Ark. starts technology education initiative


Arkansas officials on Tuesday announced a $2.68 million program aimed at increasing the number of students studying in high-tech fields by overhauling the curriculum at some high schools and recruiting more college graduates to teach in those areas, Bloomberg Businessweek reports. Gov. Mike Beebe and other state officials announced the launch of the STEM Works program that will focus on science, technology, engineering and math in the state’s high schools…

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