5 Ways Educators & Parents Can Encourage Student Interest in STEM

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between 2019 and 2029, this rate is nearly double for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. By Nhon Ma Perhaps even more than any other field, STEM sectors have a bright future ahead. While the US job market is projected to grow by 3.7% With the world being constantly shaped by innovation, students have naturally gravitated towards STEM, and the notorious, timeless classroom question of “Where are we ever going to use it?” is slowly losing its relevance.

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5 ways to create effective and equitable instructional resources

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By 2029, this number is projected to be 57 percent. In 2017, 52 percent of all students enrolled in public schools were racially or ethnically diverse. However, in 2012, only 17 percent of the teachers in the US workforce were racially or ethnically diverse.


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College students predicted to fall by more than 15% after the year 2025

The Hechinger Report

Only a handful of states, colored in blue, are predicted to see an increase in the number of students attending regional four-year colleges and universities between 2012 and 2029. But student demand is expected to grow for the nation’s most elite colleges and universities between 2012 and 2029. News & World Report — is projected to drop by much less during the 2025 to 2029 period (18 years following the birth dearth). million in 2029.

What to Know Before Moving From High School Teacher to College Professor

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The field is also expanding faster in higher education, which BLS forecasts will add another 121,500 workers by 2029, compared to just 40,200 more in high school. A logical step for many teachers is to progress from teaching High School to College. But that is more complicated than it sounds.

Decoding the price of college: Complexity of figuring out costs holds students back

The Hechinger Report

If the entire proposed amount is approved, it would be a large step toward Biden’s goal of doubling the Pell Grant by 2029. College costs differ for almost everyone, just like airline tickets.

Mesa Public Schools and S.A.V.E. Consortium Name CoderZ as Approved Vendor

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Jobs in STEM fields are projected to grow over two times faster than the total for all occupations in the next decade, with an expected 8% growth in STEM jobs by 2029. DERRY, N.H. –


OPINION: Why we must invest in new, innovative workforce training to fill a skills gap

The Hechinger Report

Through 2029, growth in the IT sector is expected to rise 11 percent and add over half a million jobs to the U.S. Increasingly severe weather across the country highlights the vulnerabilities at the center of our national infrastructure.

PROOF POINTS: Rural American students shift away from math and science during high school, study finds

The Hechinger Report

Bureau of Labor Statistics, occupations in these fields are projected to grow 8 percent by 2029, more than double the growth rate of non-scientific professions. Green areas are rural regions. Tiny yellow dots scattered throughout the green areas are small towns.

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‘We’re aides, not maids.’ How one high-demand job shows education system’s failings

The Hechinger Report

The need for home health aides is projected to grow by 34 percent between 2019 and 2029. And the need is expected to grow, up by 34 percent between 2019 and 2029 , according to the U.S. WASHINGTON — May helped care for her elderly aunt for years.

?Preparing For an Unknown Future


Our 4 million kinders will leave public school in 2029 having spent more than 16,000 hours of their lives doing mandatory classroom time, and if they are lucky, they will enter the job market sometime in the 2030s. If we have any hope of doing right by the 4 million students in the class of 2029, then the time for change is now.

Can You Feel It?


My Nephews, Alex and Brody : Class of 2029 Last night, I wore my Mom hat as I accompanied my son to his Freshman Orientation. When I was a middle school principal, we often hosted visitors to our school. One of the best compliments I ever received from them was about how the school "felt". Time after time, people were impressed with the interactions they had witnessed and would ask me how we created that culture.

“Somos asistentes, no sirvientes”. Uno de los empleos más solicitados de Estados Unidos expone los fracasos del sistema educativo

The Hechinger Report

Y se espera que la necesidad aumente un 34 por ciento entre 2019 y 2029 , de acuerdo con la Oficina de Estadísticas Laborales de Estados Unidos, superando por mucho el crecimiento de menos del 4 por ciento que se proyecta, en promedio, para otros empleos.

High school seniors reveal choices in joyous ‘signing day’ ceremony

The Hechinger Report

The class of 2029 — currently in kindergarten — read touching letters of encouragement and advice for the largely low-income, minority upperclassmen, most of them the first in their families to attend college. Match High School senior Aneudy Polanco celebrates his choice of UMass Amherst with his mother and girlfriend on college ‘signing day.’ Photo: Liz Willen.

Like it or not, Trump is the next president — Now, here’s how he can improve higher ed

The Hechinger Report

States that will soon follow in abandoning all their public higher education funding include my own state of Louisiana in 2027, Massachusetts and Rhode Island in 2029, Arizona in 2030, and the list goes on. Photo: Meredith Kolodner. It’s official: we have a new president. Whatever your politics, the decision has been made by the American people.

Can start-up companies profit off one of the lowest paid professions: home-based child care?

The Hechinger Report

To meet that goal they’d have to launch 100,000 new businesses per year from now until 2029. Meredith Bunyard in her home-based child care in San Francisco. Rachel M. Cohen for The Hechinger Report. SAN FRANCISCO — Meredith Bunyard, 34, always knew she wanted to run her own preschool.