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What Donald Trump's Stunning Win Means for Education
Politico
Donald Trump's stunning win last night will install a president in the White House who is likely to shake up the current education establishment just as aggressively as he plans to disrupt Washington. Trump's presidency casts a great deal of uncertainty over federal education policy going forward. 
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Five of the Biggest Stories About Women in STEM in 2016
Huffington Post
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Journalists have had a field day throughout the course of 2016. With the legendary election happening in the United States, Britain leaving the European Union, and the general celebrity news which floods our magazines and newspapers, it's no surprise many of us didn't hear about trailblazer Trudy Dickinson's recent passing or any of the numerous strides women made in STEM fields this year.
When you browse Facebook, do your networks post news articles about women pioneering new innovations and companies? Do you see many segments about successful women in Science, Tech, Engineering and Math on your mainstream media channels? It's not that women aren't making major waves in STEM fields, the problem is a lack of air coverage and mainstream visibility.
Decommissioned Naval Ship Becomes STEM Classroom
U.S. News & World Report
Last week inside the mess hall of the USS Turner Joy, third-grader Madalyn McGraw and her friends from Gateway Christian Schools watched a tiny tin boat with a small candle inside putter across a tub of water. "The heat makes steam and the steam makes it move," Madalyn explained, quickly catching on to the engineering of the small craft, which had a tiny tailpipe to draw in water for the steam. "It's cool how the energy moves the boats," she said. "I love science." That's the reaction folks from the nonprofit Bremerton Historic Ships Association want in students they bring aboard for tours of the decommissioned Vietnam-era destroyer Turner Joy, a floating museum on Bremerton's waterfront.
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STEM Magazine: November Issue
Check out this month's issue of STEM magazine and read about a variety of topics including articles about Mars, Silicon Valley, and the solar system. 
 
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