Adult Iowans' Evolving Attitudes toward STEM

Regardless of where they live, Iowans are ever more likely to have read, seen or heard about STEM education.

This year’s annual survey of Iowans, conducted by the Center for Social and Behavioral Research (CSBR) at the University of Northern Iowa (UNI), indicates growing awareness and support for STEM education. This seventh year, 1,006 randomly selected citizens were asked their perceptions of STEM in both English and Spanish. Read more about Adult Iowans' Evolving Attitudes toward STEM

Iowa students, teachers benefit from STEM

STEM Scale-Up Program Evaluation

The Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council recently released the 2017-2018 Iowa STEM Evaluation Report. This independent evaluation measures the STEM Council’s progress toward increasing student interest and achievement in STEM education and workforce development in Iowa.

Highlights of the report include: Read more about Iowa students, teachers benefit from STEM

Public support for STEM on the rise

Public Awareness Map, 51% of Iowans have heard of STEM.

A yearly independent evaluation, produced by a partnership consisting of the Research Institute for Studies in Education at Iowa State University, Iowa Testing Programs at the University of Iowa and the Center for Social and Behavioral Research at the University of Northern Iowa, shows that the STEM Council’s work is leading to higher academic performance and interest in STEM among Iowa student Read more about Public support for STEM on the rise

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