Local schools awarded STEM education grants - WXOW News 19 La Crosse, WI – News, Weather and Sports |

Local schools awarded STEM education grants

Posted:
MADISON, Wis. (WXOW) Fifteen school district include several in our area, will share $250,000 in state funding for innovative science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education projects in the coming years.

"STEM education is vital to our students and the future," said State Superintendent Tony Evers. "These courses will take an innovative approach to engage, motivate and inspire students to spark their interest in careers in science technology, engineering, and mathematics.  These fields hold so much potential as the source of innovation and entrepreneurship that drive economic development and the knowledge-based economy."

The one-time grant program provides up to $19,222 to help school districts enhance STEM course offerings.  The program was part of the 2013-15 state budget and requires applicants to provide a matching amount equal to 25 percent of the grant.

Here is a list of the schools who will receive STEM grants:

Altoona School District

Cambridge School District

Columbus School District

Franklin Public School District

Gillett School District

Green Bay Area Public School District

Hartford Union High School District

Kenosha Unified School District

Menomonie Area School District

Milwaukee Public Schools

Oregon School District

Ripon Area School District

Verona Area School District

Wausau School District

West Bend School District

Most Viewed Content

Stories
Videos

What's on WXOW tonight

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WXOW. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Administrative Assistant Theresa Wopat at 507-895-9969. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at fccinfo@fcc.gov.