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SAID SCI ED IS NOW IN FOCUS. A FEW EXAMPLES

NAT'L LEVEL-> EDUCATE TO INNOVATE ->WH INITIATIVE TO IMPROVE K-12 Sci ED
RAISE VISIBILITY of IMPORTANCE
CHANGE IMAGE
ONE I PARTICIPATED IN=>
-ASTRONOMY NITE @ WH
-$ TO SUPPORT-RACE-TO-TOP ($4.3B)
-EMPHASIZED IMPORTANCE IN STATE OF UNION

INITIATED BY ED. TO INNOVATE:
->CTEq
-A CORPORATE INITIATIVE, LED BY CEO'S, ALIGNING & LEVERAGING EFFORTS TO TRANSFORM STEM ED IN US -> BD = CRB ME USRULA GLENN REX ANTONIO
-THEY CONSIDER IT A BIZ IMPERATIVE (ENLIGHTENED SELF-INTEREST)
-110 COMPANIES (INTEL->FACEBOOK->P&G)
-DEDICATED TO PREPARING STUDENTS FOR STEM-RELATED CAREERS & CREATING A SCIENTIFICALLY LITERATE WORKFORCE


LAST EXAMPLE PGM HERE AT BERKELEY
-> CALTEACH
-GREAT PGM TO GIVE UNDERGRAD SCI/MATH/ENG MAJORS THE OPP TO SIMULTANEOUSLY TAKE EDUCATION COURSES
=> ALLOWED THEM TO GRAD (4 yrs) W/ DEG IN-PHYS & A TEACHING CREDENTIAL 
-PGM STARTED [[strikethrough]] 10 [[/strikethrough]] SEVERAL YRS AGO AT UT-AUSTIN
(I'M ON BD of NFP OVERSEEING ITS REPLICATION @ 22 COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES - UCB WAS ONE OF 1ST REP SITES)

=> SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASE # OF SCI AND ENG MAJORS WHO GO INTO TEACHING
[[left margin]] x20 @UT [[/left margin]]
THEREFORE SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASE # OF HIGHLY QUALIFIED SCI & MATH TEACHERS

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had to correct 2 small errors, rest was good on review

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