Closing the STEM Gender Gap

January 22, 2008

According to the article NEEDED: Teachers to Encourage Girls in Math, Science, and Technology, data from the 2004 SAT test indicated that females only constitute 16% of those who plan on pursuing engineering and 14% who wish to study computer science. This huge gender gap can be traced all the way down to the elementary level, and it is up to educators to ensure that girls are given the same opportunities as boys in STEM subjects.

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