STEM education is touted as all-important, but access isn't always equal
Science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) programs are growing each day, expanding to reach students of all ages as they educate tomorrow's leaders.
While education stakeholders and policymakers advocate for more access to these valuable STEM programs, and while programs are plentiful, access isn't always equal.
Efforts are underway to ensure that women and minorities have equal access and opportunity when it comes to K-12 STEM education and program participation.
(Next page: Resources to engage women and minorities in STEM education)