Why STEM?

  • LISD STEM Academy

    According to the U.S. Department of Education, all STEM jobs in the U.S. will increase 14 percent from 2010-2020, accounting for millions of positions. Yet data shows that three million of those jobs will go unfilled by 2018. 

    Studies have identified the elementary years as the period when students form their interests in STEM identities and careers - much earlier than many people believe to be the case. (Source: Successful STEM Education)

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