Over the last decade, the U.S. has created nearly 2 million new STEM jobs — but students’ math and science scores continue to lag behind other nations, according to the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA).

STEM includes many ever-evolving and expanding fields, and success requires the ability to continue to learn and adapt to new situations. Raising a STEM workforce starts long before college. So, where do schools begin?

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