Boeing has awarded grants to focus on STEM education as well as training to support the growing workforce in Washington state. Boeing said the company sees the grants as a long-range investment in its own future.
With the traditional 180 school day calendar teachers often have to re-teach between four and eight weeks annually after the summer. Schools are considering a year-round calendar in order to benefit teachers and students.
In a report from the Education Commission of the States, twenty states now require that high school students be allowed to count a computer science course as a math or science credit toward graduation.