New York—Launched using a startup model, Brooklyn STEAM Center was developed in partnership with the Brooklyn Navy Yard, which includes over 400 companies. ... Indiana—Southmont High School may open its advanced manufacturing wing to Ivy Tech Community College students, who are training to get their welding or industrial maintenance certifications. ... New Mexico—Santa Fe voters are deciding on a five-year renewal of a property tax that brings in $11 million a year to fund classroom technology and more.
During a climate strike in downtown Spokane, students cited statistics and historical trends on everything from increasing carbon dioxide emissions to the extinction of of animal species. They knew their stuff. But in most cases, they didn’t learn it in class.