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STEM Education Support Key to Diverse Workforce of Tomorrow

Public News Service – Ashley Inman Zanchelli

“How will Washington state diversify its workforce as technology radically changes the jobs landscape? One answer is investment in science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, education for underserved students. By 2030, two-thirds of family-sustaining job openings in the Evergreen State are projected to require STEM credentials, according to the group Washington STEM. But the group’s chief program officer, Andy Shouse, says children of color and from low-income families start kindergarten behind in math proficiency. He says the gaps grow larger as they age, hampering attainment in STEM subjects.” (more)

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