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As an educator, I feel that it is important to help young people develop an understanding and appreciation of science and technology. It is also important that all students should be introduced to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) careers. Yet the U.S. Census Bureau reports that women remain underrepresented in STEM fields, particularly in computer science and engineering occupations. If we are to increase the number of women in STEM fields then we should make sure that girls are given ample opportunities to explore science and technology.

Today's news looks at possible education cuts in big school districts in Ohio, library service provider EBSCO acquiring YBP library services, technologies that will change the face of education, Chevron helping fund STEM programs, and the U.S. Army Research Laboratory counting on supercomputers...

In today's news we looks at Ohio parents opposing the new common core tests, Cleveland pioneering a new kind of smart growth, the need for STEM majors with liberal arts training, the top 10 academic library issues for 2015, and Coursera partnering with Instagram... 

In today's news we look at Ohio seniors attending college classes for free, the importance of libraries in the digital age, concerns about the Internet plan for FCC, a look at the slow online learning growth, and Saudi Arabia renewing their commitment to supercomputing... 

Throughout the State of Ohio, students are able to access college courses – and earn credit for them – while still in high school. This recently revamped program, renamed College Credit Plus, is designed to bolster students’ college readiness, lower their cost for higher education and improve their retention and success in college.

Today's news looks at online students wanting more interaction with instructors, the University of Cincinnati teaming with NASA, New Mexico University accessing a powerful supercomputer, Obama reversing his decision on his college savings plan, and the FCC's net-neutrality benefiting from a change in legal justification... 

In today's news we look at the Ohio Board of Regents changing their name, Obama reviving the Federal Ed-Tech Program, weather supercomputer used to encourage women into STEM, the FCC proposing to reclassify high-speed internet, and Ohio school districts facing cuts in Kasich budget plan...

Today's news looks at Gov. Kasich's new budget proposal, NOAA's next supercomputer, STEM Divas inspiring girls love for science, Intel buys German broadband company, and MOOC announces partnership with China's online education platform...

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