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How the Education Department could help improve falling math scores

Education performance in developed countries, and in the United States, is a mixed bag. That is according to the latest Programme for International Student…

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Less than a third of federal STEM employees are women

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She hasn’t been in space personally, but her work has helped NASA succeed

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(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)FILE - In this Sept. 1, 2016 file photo, students walk past a Jesuit statue in front of Isaac Hawkins Hall, center, formerly named Mulledy Hall, on the Georgetown University campus, in Washington. Georgetown University undergraduates have voted Thursday, April 11, 2019, in favor of a referendum seeking the establishment of a fund benefiting the descendants of enslaved people sold to pay off the school's debts. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

More schools will offer continuing education to federal employees at lower price

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President Biden looking to attract more people from STEM fields into the national security workforce

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U.S. Navynavy, sailors, recruits, graduates

Navy trying to better diversity through STEM investments, recruiting changes, scholarships

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New NSF appointee looking to hit the ground running

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For the first time, FAA will field an all women ground crew for upcoming launch

Air Traffic Manager Jennifer Ross and Space Operations Group Member Jaime McMillon joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to share their stories.

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The Army looks to recruit more scientists

The Army maintains a network of research laboratories that are encouraging more young people to get into scientific fields.

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New mission directorate in NASA budget request would explore new capabilities for moon, Mars missions

NASA’s 2020 budget request includes some pretty big projects, including missions to return to the moon and travel to Mars. But projects at that scale will require some changes to how NASA manages them.

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