Change The Equation aligns corporate efforts in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education to ensure that they add up to real, measurable growth in achievement and STEM fluency of U.S. K-12 students. Change The Equation’s Design Principles for Effective STEM Philanthropy and companion Rubric draw on research and the collective experience of leaders in corporate philanthropy. This information is available on their website. Why Science is very excited about this recent development, especially since the design principles validate our holistic and sustainable hands-on & minds-on approach to STEM education.
This paradigm shift in corporate philanthropy demonstrates Change the Equation’s commitment to closing achievement gaps at home and abroad by investing in programs which eliminate the disparity in achievement for all students, and increase overall student performance.