During the summer, Stanford opens its classrooms, labs and libraries to middle and high school students from nearby communities, across the United States and around the world. Teachers also participate in summer professional development courses on the Farm.
Graduate students in mechanical engineering shared their engineering know-how and enthusiasm through a new program for local middle and high school students. The program’s interactive classes exposed teenagers to the breadth of engineering.
In a new book, Stanford scholar Susanna Loeb encourages education policymakers to consider the many different values of an education, beyond test scores, alongside available research evidence when crafting their decisions.