New STEM School in LA?


Despite the need for more underrepresented students to be educated in STEM, LAUSD is poised to vote against a new STEM middle and high school.  The school is proposed to be in Los Angeles and is geared toward students of color and female students to better prepare them for top universities.

"While Latino and black students represent 56 percent of total secondary enrollment in California, they only represent 28 percent of those enrolled in a calculus course, which is considered the gateway to university-level STEM degrees."

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