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News Release 18-090

NSF launches pilot for national high school engineering course

Curriculum, student learning and teacher development will be evaluated in diverse U.S. schools

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A student builds a robot during summer camp at the University of Maryland.

Hands-on design projects will be part of the standardized engineering curriculum being piloted in high schools around the country. The pilot's curriculum and professional development of teachers are designed to help more students prepare for and gain access to engineering careers.

Credit: Matthew Ehrichs, University of Maryland

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