Silicon Valley Education Foundation believes in a multi-pronged approach to addressing the most important educational issues. As such, our Advocacy and Leadership program, designed to raise awareness and increase support for public education in Silicon Valley, enables our school district and local community to increase student achievement and college attendance rates.
Building on Silicon Valley STEM Education Part 1 and Part 2, Part 3: Where Do We Go From Here in STEM presents a new way of looking at education in the valley and suggests ways of increasing the number and quality of high school graduates going into STEM careers. The report contains statistics on current performance as well as specific recommendations for future action.
In Silicon Valley, too many students of color are not succeeding in school. Learn more about policy recommendations that could change that in our publication, Time to Act: Closing the Racial Achievement Gap, produced in partnership with Silicon Valley Community Foundation.
A major goal of every school is to prepare its students for the next step in life. Whether those next steps will be a career or a college education, the reality is many students in California are graduating from high school unprepared for either of these goals. In this research study, learn more about A-G requirements and how adjusting the high school graduation requirements to match the level of coursework universities require of incoming freshmen could help fix some of the problems in the California public high school system.
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