Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) - What Works for Latino Students

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)

Janette Martinez
Deborah A. Santiago
June 2017

Overview

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) degrees are a key focus for many communities to address workforce needs. Yet less than 10 percent of STEM degrees and certificates awarded annually are to Latinos. To increase Latino representation in STEM jobs, colleges need to recruit, retain, and graduate more Latino STEM students. This brief explores practices used by programs to serve Latino students and increase their success.

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