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Iowa STEM Education Evaluation (I-SEE): Navigating the Iowa STEM Roadmap
The Iowa STEM Education Evaluation (I-SEE): Navigating the Iowa Roadmap is a Research, Evaluation and Technical Assistance (RETA) project focused on research on state plans for STEM education. It is seated strategically within the Iowa STEM Education Roadmap, which is led by the Governor's Science Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Advisory Council, set in place through Executive Order Number Seventy-Four. The I-SEE is building a coordinated statewide evaluation system that comprehensively assesses the educational and economic changes that occur throughout a long-term statewide STEM initiative. The I-SEE project objectives are to: 1) generate best practices in developing and implementing evaluative strategies to examine statewide STEM initiatives, as well as translating and disseminating evaluation and research findings to support the improvement of a state plan to advance K-12 STEM education; 2) identify, develop and sustain evaluative capacity and infrastructure that emphasizes accessible and useful resources, especially those that are online; and...

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Iowa receives $1.2 million federal STEM grant
Press release from Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds announcing that the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a 3-year, $1.2 million grant to the Iowa Governor's Science, Technology, Engineering…