Summer of science: City schools team with local colleges for STEM programs

Institutions such as Columbia University, New York University, Lehman College and City College of New York are teaming up with public schools across the city to offer kids free summer school classes in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math.

For these city kids, it’s the summer of STEM.

As interest in science, technology, engineering and math — known as STEM — heats up in classrooms across the Big Apple and nationwide, local colleges are giving younger students a shot at a high-tech higher education.

Public schools from across the city are teaming with colleges such as Columbia University, New York University, Lehman College and City College of New York to offer dozens of kids free summer school classes on futuristic topics.

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