A Tufts University study shows American universities have an ally in their efforts to educate more students in science, technology, and engineering and keep the nation competitive in the global economy, reports the Associated Press: Children involved in 4-H perform better in those subjects and are more likely to pursue science careers, according to the study. "When parents ask, 'What can I do to get my kid a leg up?,' getting them involved in 4-H turns out to be a very effective strategy," said Richard Lerner, director of the Institute for Applied Research in Youth Development at Tufts and lead...

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