Volume 88 Issue 40 | p. 26 | Concentrates
Issue Date: October 4, 2010

Report Seeks More Minorities In Science

Department: Government & Policy
Keywords: education, universities

Boosting minority participation at all levels of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education should be an urgent national priority, according to a report released last week. This is because U.S. jobs in science and engineering are forecast to grow in coming years, yet non-U.S. citizens are accounting for nearly all of the growth in STEM doctorates. The report from the National Academies offered two key recommendations for the short term. One involves providing strong . . .

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