Teachers can get teens into college labs

High school teacher James Truglio conducts research each summer, and brings his students along

By Bethany Brookshire, 16:11 PM August 8, 2014

Seeing their students enter careers in science, technology engineering and math will give many high school teachers a thrill. Early research experience is a great way to kindle passion for STEM in a motivated student. The problem: Few students have easy access to the types of enriching laboratory environments present at universities. But sometimes a teacher can open the door to those labs. That’s what James Truglio is doing.

A biology and science research teacher at Great Neck South High Schoo...

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