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Curriculum Promotes STEM Education In Northwest Arkansas Schools

Posted: February 17, 2014 at 5 a.m.

STAFF PHOTO MICHAEL WOODS Morgan Branham, Chidubem Egbosimba, both Fayetteville High School students, and teacher Randal Dickinson watch Jan. 16 as they test the strength of a student’s bridge during class.

Vic Dreier might have had a different career if he had been able to take engineering courses in high school. Dreier, a former Fayetteville teacher, works with schools and businesses in three states to promote engineering and biomedical education.

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Source: Staff Report

AT A GLANCE

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Northwest Arkansas schools that offer the curriculum are: Fulbright Middle School, Lincoln Junior High, Washington Junior High and Bentonville High School in Bentonville; Lakeside Junior High and Springdale High School in Springdale; Leverett Elementary, Ramay and Woodland junior highs and Fayetteville High School in Fayetteville; and Gravette, Siloam Springs and Prairie Grove high schools.

Source: Staff Report

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