Overview Of Hispanics In Science, Mathematics, Engineering And Technology (Stem): K-16 Representation, Preparation And Participation
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The paper’s aim is to summarize what is currently known regarding Hispanic students in STEM. The authors begin with a summary of pre-college circumstances known to influence Latino/a students’ decisions to major in STEM as undergraduate students. A synthesis of what is known to date regarding the factors impacting the retention of Hispanic students in STEM fields is then provided. They conclude with key recommendations for research, policy and practice.