TN-STEMThe Tennessee STEM Innovation Network, through legislative support, is making a supplemental STEM career awareness curriculum available at no cost to all middle schools in the state.

The online technology, Learning Blade, from Chattanooga-based Thinking Media, introduces STEM opportunities in a format demonstrating the benefits of STEM careers for society. STEM careers in Tennessee are expected to grow 16 percent, with over 25,000 new jobs by 2024, and nationally, STEM jobs are growing at almost twice the rate as non-STEM careers.

"Given our state's strong efforts to lead the nation in workforce and education, supporting...

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