Report: High-school seniors increasingly opt for STEM majors

03/27/2013 | District Administration magazine

High-school seniors are showing a marked increase in preference for science, technology, engineering and math majors and careers, with the national total up more than 20% since 2004, according to a recent report. However, data also reveal a gender gap -- 40% of boys showed interested in STEM, compared with 15% of girls.

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