Middle-school STEM initiative targets achievement gap

01/8/2013 | Education Week

To help address the shortage of minorities and women pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and math, the nonprofit education organization Citizen Schools has launched a STEM training program that will offer students hand-on experiences in STEM-related careers. With the help of a $3 million federal Investing in Innovation grant, Citizen Schools officials will work with STEM professionals to provide these opportunities for middle-school students.

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