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Why STEM’s Future Rests In The Hands Of 12-Year-Old Girls
http://techcrunch.com/2016/01/05/why-stems-future-rests-in-the-hands-of-12-year-old-girls/

For disabled children, making the world a custom fit out of cardboard
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/for-disabled-children-making-the-world-a-custom-fit-out-of-cardboard/

How to Fix the Country’s Failing Schools. And How Not To.
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/10/opinion/sunday/how-to-fix-the-countrys-failing-schools-and-how-not-to.html?_r=1&mc_cid=f90e95626b&mc_eid=6755b821e4

Iowa schools useing new 3-D technology to inspire students
http://www.siouxlandmatters.com/news/local-news/iowa-schools-useing-new-3-d-technology-to-inspire-students?mc_cid=f90e95626b&mc_eid=6755b821e4

Digital Tools Aim to Personalize Literacy Instruction
http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2016/01/13/digital-tools-aim-to-personalize-literacy-instruction.html

Study Break: School Sees Positive Difference Giving Kids More Recess
http://www.nbcnews.com/nightly-news/video/study-break-school-sees-positive-difference-giving-kids-more-recess-603461699521

Solving The Special Ed Teacher Shortage: Quality, Not Quantity
http://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2016/01/16/462181638/solving-the-special-ed-teacher-shortage-quality-not-quantity

STEM Scale-Up awards offered for Iowa schools
http://www.nonpareilonline.com/news/local/stem-scale-up-awards-offered-for-iowa-schools/article_82af982e-5eb3-54c6-8e52-d7479070b9e8.html

Elementary school libraries embrace technology
http://amestrib.com/news/elementary-school-libraries-embrace-technology