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|Empire State STEM Learning Network Design Principles|
|1. All students must attain STEM literacy for the Empire State to thrive in the 21st century economy|
|2. Asystemic, interdisciplinary approach to STEM teaching and learning is required to prepare the "whole" student for success in work and life|
|3. Effective STEM education must embrace new models that reflect real world context, interests and needs of students, teachers, and their local communities, while leveraging existing proven assets|
|4. Evidence-based models for innovative STEM education policies,platforms and programs are needed that are both scalable and sustainable|
|5. Stakeholders - business, PK-20 education, students, parents, community organizations and government - must engage steadfastly, openly, and with ingenuity across a broad spectrum of interests, expertise and capacities to contribute to STEM excellence|