Report: In push for STEM education, officials shouldn’t overlook technical workers

Talk about the future of Utah’s economy and sooner or later someone will bring up the need for more “STEM”-educated college graduates. STEM is short for science, technology, engineering and math and these days it is all the rage among Utah educators and policy makers. Convinced that having large numbers of workers with degrees in STEM fields will play a direct role in driving the state’s economic growth in the decades ahead, the Utah Legislature earlier this year set aside $10 million for the fo...

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