Study: After-school STEM programs still underutilized

03/13/2013 | Education Week

After-school program officials remain conservative about the potential effect they can have on increasing student interest in science, technology, engineering and math, according to a recent study. "Many in the after-school community are pessimistic that their impact will be recognized and valued," said Anita Krishnamurthi, STEM policy director for the Afterschool Alliance. "They aren't as confident about affecting the in-school outcomes that policymakers often focus on -- grades and test scores -- as they are about improving 'foundational' skills, such as problem-solving and teamwork," she added.

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