Daily Herald: Wheeling High School Calls STEM Program a Success

Wheeling High School is one of the few "non-selective" public schools in the nation offering the much-ballyhooed STEM education.
December 8, 2013 7:09:24 AM PST
Wheeling High School is one of the few "non-selective" (no applications required) public schools in the nation offering the much-ballyhooed STEM -- Science, Technology, Engineering and Math -- education.

But six years after its inception, test scores remain stagnant or have declined. But educators say that hardly makes the school a failure. In the meantime, the number of poor, minorities and at-risk students have doubled in the past decade. That scores have dropped only slightly is a testament to the innovative program.

You can read the full story in the Daily Herald's edition from Sunday, December 8, 2013, or online at dailyherald.com.


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