Friday, September 18, 2015

Education Leaders Want To Push More Hispanic Students Into STEM Fields.

US News & World Report (9/17, Camera) reports education leaders are looking for ways to steer more Hispanic students into STEM fields and eventually STEM careers. Sarita Brown, the president of Excelencia in Education, a nonprofit aimed at increasing the number of Hispanic students going to college, said, “The growth of the Latino community is happening simultaneously when the country is talking about a dearth of talent.” The article quotes other leaders speaking about the opportunities for Hispanics to meet the growing demand for high-skilled jobs in the technology sector now and into the future.

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