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alt "Successful K-12 STEM Education," a report produced by the National Research Council, and funded by NSF, is a response to a request from a member of Congress, Rep. Frank Wolf, to identify the characteristics of highly successful K-12 schools and programs in STEM. Information about activities associated with the report are available from Successful STEM Education.org.
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Innovation Corps Sites Program
(NSF  12-604) Posted August 30, 2012

Innovation Corps Teams Program
(NSF  12-602) Posted August 28, 2012

NSF Science, Engineering and Education for Sustainability Fellows
(NSF  12-601) Posted August 27, 2012

Graduate Research Fellowship Program
(NSF  12-599) Posted August 16, 2012

Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers
(NSF  12-597) Posted August 13, 2012

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Tribal Colleges and Universities Program
(NSF  12-568) Full Proposal: September 11, 2012, Proposals for Instructional Capacity Excellence in TCUP Institutions

Research Experiences for Undergraduates
(NSF  12-569) Full Proposal: September 12, 2012, Deadline for REU Site proposals except for those requiring access to Antarctica

Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers
(NSF  12-597) Letter of Intent: September 20, 2012

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Talent Expansion Program
(NSF  11-550) Full Proposal: September 25, 2012

Tribal Colleges and Universities Program
(NSF  12-568) Full Proposal: September 25, 2012, Proposals for Targeted STEM Infusion Projects

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an image of neurons Molecule Found That Inhibits Recovery From Stroke
Released July 26, 2012
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fossilized jaw of the oldest chinchillid rodent New Species of Ancient Rodents Hint at What Could Be World's Oldest Grasslands
Released July 24, 2012
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GRFP video contest logo. NSF Graduate Research Fellows Invited to Take Part in Video Contest
Released July 18, 2012
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Illustration of a DNA abstract. NSF Announces New INSPIRE Awards
Released July 18, 2012
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education graphic Generation X Is Surprisingly Unconcerned About Climate Change
Released July 17, 2012
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Photo of teacher John Sheridan viewing Geometer's Sketchpad on a laptop. High-School Math in the Cloud
North Carolina project strengthens students' math skills using cloud computing and videos
Released  May 31, 2012

Photo of a student observing patterns of flowering and pollinators. Novel Answer to That Perennial "Earth Day" Question: "What Can I Do to Help?"
Groups of citizen scientists are making pivotal contributions to research on the Earth, its place in the universe and other natural phenomena
Released  April 19, 2012

Image of a young woman holding a circuit board and next to table with electronics. CalWomenTech Scale Up Project: Proven Tools Attract Women to STEM Training Programs
Project aims to increase recruitment and retention of women in community college STEM programs
Released  April 6, 2012

Photo of a girl using a computer to match shapes to build pictures. Viewing the World Through a "Mathematical Lens" Can Help Young Children Learn Math
Helping children identify and connect the mathematics ideas that they use in daily activities is crucial to learning math at an early age.
Released  February 15, 2012

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