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story.lead_photo.caption “We think this will really take off,” state Education Commissioner Tom Kimbrell told school administrators Wednesday at a conference in Little Rock. ( Karen E. Segrave)

Arkansas Education Commissioner Tom Kimbrell announced Wednesday the first 16 school districts that will participate in the state’s STEM Works initiative designed to better educate students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

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Front Section, Pages 1 on 01/12/2012

Print Headline: Schools join technology program

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Archived Comments

  • Populist
    January 12, 2012 at 7:34 a.m.

    Great! This is exactly what we need in education. We need to prepare the students for the available jobs.

  • thankfulheart
    January 12, 2012 at 8:05 a.m.

    Great news for our state. This will better prepare our children for the future.

    We have a high school senior this year so we have been looking into college options. Arkansas is very limited in colleges that have full engineering and pre-med programs. There is only one medical school in our state and no dental schools. Hopefully this initiative will improve prospects for more choices at the college level in the future.

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