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Results from the formal evaluation of WhyPower's grant project with the Texas Workforce Commission and Next Generation Learning Challenges has just completed. Early results should be viewed with caution. Three suggestions made by the early research results are increased interest in STEM careers, increased interest in math from those students previously ambivalent about math, and student understanding of the importance of math to careers, especially for previously ambivalent students. Results were statistically significant and deserve further review and study.
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