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Saratoga students benefit from STEM program

From left, Lake Avenue Elementary School first-graders Jonathan Roe, John Lyons, Kaela Dorelli and Ryan Clancy spend time to figure out how to make a flashlight beam brighter, in a live sciences module in class on Thursday morning.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
From left, Lake Avenue Elementary School first-graders Jonathan Roe, John Lyons, Kaela Dorelli and Ryan Clancy spend time to figure out how to make a flashlight beam brighter, in a live sciences module in class on Thursday morning.
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Students at Lake Avenue Elementary School in Saratoga Springs call themselves engineers, thanks to a nationwide pilot program that boosts hands-on science and math lessons in the classroom. Lake Avenue is the only school in the Northeast involved in Project Lead The Way Launch. The goal of the new curriculum is to engage students in the STEM fields — science, technology, engineering and math — and provide an alternative for teachers to meet the Common ...

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JIMOCONNOR
March 10, 2014
12:06 p.m.

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This is great. This is how the U.S. can truly compete globally.

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