2 in 5 Black and Latino students say they really enjoy #STEM courses and aspire to go to college, but less that 3 percent are enrolling in STEM courses.
Education Trust teamed up with Equal Opportunity Schools to look specifically at access to AP STEM courses. Access the report below or contact us to learn more about the findings and how a partnership can increase participation by your Black and Latino students.
Collectively, We analyzed student survey data, administrative school files, school course enrollment, and interviewed 10 school leaders and educators across six districts.
We found that many aspiring young Black and Latino students across the nation show a love for #science early on and express an interest in pursuing it as a career. They want to discover something new, to make a difference, and to help their families & their communities, like @KizzyPhD.
A new study from The Education Trust finds students voice interest and college aspirations in STEM but are excluded from AP STEM courses
WASHINGTON — Despite students saying that STEM courses are their favorite subject areas and that they aspire to go to college, Black and Latino students and students from low-income backgrounds continue to be excluded from crucial learning opportunities available through AP STEM courses, according to a new report from Education Trust and Equity Opportunity Schools, Shut Out: Why Black and Latino Students are Under-Enrolled in AP STEM Courses.
Seattle, WA – On Wednesday, January 26, 2022, Eddie Lincoln, by a unanimous vote, became the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Equal Opportunity Schools (EOS) during a momentous Board of Directors meeting. Lincoln’s appointment came into effect on February 1, eleven months after he assumed the role of Interim CEO.
“It is the greatest honor of my professional career to be the CEO of Equal Opportunity Schools,” Lincoln remarks. “Where we are at as an organization, the people I am surrounded by, the strength of our Board, and with a concrete strategic plan moving forward, it is an exciting time, to say the least. I am very thankful and determined to take EOS to the next level.”