Private effort to build STEM path for women, minorities

(Md.) A new effort to boost girls' and minorities’ participation in science, technology, math and engineering fields is employing mentorship as a key feature.

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SBE sets federal K-8 attendance goal at 90 percent

(Calif.) The state board moved Wednesday to hold elementary and middle schools accountable for a minimum attendance rate of 90 percent – three ticks under the staff recommendation made earlier this month.

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