Use Technology to Hook Kids on STEM

Nov 8, 2013 5:45 PM ET
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America has an urgent need to cultivate a strong workforce of innovators in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) subjects, but too few students are equipped academically and lack opportunity or interest in STEM.

Why should we care? In the next five years it’s expected that STEM job openings will grow twice as fast as other jobs in the United States. However, Department of Education figures show that only 16 percent of American high school seniors are interested in a STEM career. The figures for minority students are particularly low...

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