STEM http://michiganradio.org en DTE gives $1 million to Michigan Science Center in Detroit http://michiganradio.org/post/dte-gives-1-million-michigan-science-center-detroit <p>The DTE&nbsp;Energy Foundation plans to donate $1 million to the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.mi-sci.org/">Michigan Science Center</a>&nbsp;in Detroit.</p><p>According&nbsp;to their <a href="http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/dte-energy-foundation-donates-1-million-to-support-the-michigan-science-center-242209171.html">press release</a>, the donation will span a period of five years, specifically funding the science center's STEM educational program (science, technology, engineering and mathematics).</p> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 17:53:34 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 16191 at http://michiganradio.org DTE gives $1 million to Michigan Science Center in Detroit Michigan eighth graders competitive in science and math in international assessment http://michiganradio.org/post/michigan-eighth-graders-competitive-science-and-math-international-assessment <p></p><p>A new<a href="http://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/pubs/studies/2013460.aspx"> report</a> said Michigan eighth graders perform in the middle of the pack in math, and better in science, compared with students in other countries.&nbsp;</p><p>Bob Geier is associate director of the CREATE for STEM Institute at Michigan State University.&nbsp; He says students in Michigan and most other states lag behind the top-performing countries.</p><p> Fri, 25 Oct 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 14987 at http://michiganradio.org Michigan eighth graders competitive in science and math in international assessment