How the gender gap in STEM might get its start in elementary school
On average, girls do as well as boys on elementary- and middle-school math tests. But by the time students enter the workforce, a big gender gap has emerged, with men earning nearly 80% of bachelor's degrees in engineering and computer science. A new study offers evidence that the disparity might be getting its start in elementary school classrooms. The paper offers data from a single district, but the pattern it uncovers is striking.
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