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New grant to power Medical Lake STEM projects

Federal funding allows continued growth in technology education


September 28, 2017

Robotics has proven to be one of the more popular Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) courses in the Medical Lake School District.

Yoga pads, not yoga pants, will be a term discussed around the various schools in Medical Lake in the next five years.

At its Sept. 19 meeting, the district's school board heard about efforts to successfully reel in $1.3 million in funding that will help power the integration of new technology in the teaching of STEM subjects, science, technology, engineering and math.

Amidst a few chuckles in the room, board president Rod Von Lehe read the long-winded name of the funding source, the Department of Defense Education Activity - or DoDEA for short.

"The real easy name for it is the Career Succ...

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