STEM, Krishan Agrawal said, is not a buzzword. It has meaning. Other countries are putting money into nurturing their children’s science, engineering and math education.
Before he was elected to the Colonial Heights School Board, the Virginia State University Math and Science Professor presented a proposal to establish a STEM academy to provide students with skills needed to compete for good jobs.
As a board member, Agrawal recently outlined the details for the STEM academy. The board voted to establish a committee to dig deeper.