Johns Hopkins University Turns to Grade-School Program to Raise STEM’s Profile

November 4, 2014

A common complaint of university campuses is that they can be isolated, ivory-tower-like places. At Johns Hopkins University, this is not the case. ­Through a series of initiatives directed at local K-12 schools that have been implemented piece by piece over the years, the university is directly engaged with the urban, and occasionally troubled, community that surrounds its campus.

One such initiative has just started its second year of implementation: Johns Hopkins’ STEM Achievement in Baltimore Elementary Schools (SABES) program. SABES’ goal is to raise STEM as a value in Baltimore.

Read more at Diverse Education.

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