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'STEAM' education gains momentum in schools

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For years, educators have been told about the importance of STEM education-for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics-in ensuring the nation's competitiveness in a global economy. But now, a new movement seeks to amend that acronym to "STEAM"-with an "A" for the arts.

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