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:
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