LINC has a long history of partnership with 21st Century Community Learning Centers at its Caring Communities Sites. LINC has 17 sites in three different school districts with nearly 2,400 students attending.
Based on extensive teacher survey data, 64% of students in 21CCLC programs report higher overall academic achievement and 50% report increased math achievement by students.
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) is a core feature at all 21CCLC programs. STEM represents how all topics in subject areas relate to each other and to the real world. The sentence that defines this is: Science & Technology, interpreted through Engineering & the Arts, all based in Mathematical elements.
Approximately 70% of students in the programs report a high level of interest in STEM and STEM based careers.
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