STEM schools in West Virginia are set to receive $1 million in funding.
STEM Network schools will receive resources, including a $30,000 grant over three years and a STEM Coordinator Volunteer in Service to America to become demonstration sites for innovative STEM practices. The aim is to boost student achievement. The Education Alliance made the announcement Thursday.
STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. The STEM Network consists of eight secondary schools, middle and high schools, identified through a rigorous selection process.
Each school will develop and implement a school-based STEM plan over three years. The Schools include Edison Middle in Wood County, George Washington High School, Greenbrier East High School, Sherrard Middle in Marshall County, Spring Mills High School, Tucker County High school, Warwood School in Ohio County and Wheeling Park High.