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STEM Learning in Afterschool on the Rise, But Barriers and Inequities Exist

This report examines data from 31,000 households about their children's experiences in STEM learning in afterschool. Findings indicate that compared to 2014 data, in 2020 more afterschool programs are offering STEM, but gender and income inequities exist. The report provides information about why STEM learning is important for all youth, along with recommendations for strengthening STEM learning for all. This resource supports equity.

Related Topics: 
Subsidy, Eligibility, and Equal Access
Program Design and Management
Culturally Responsive Practice & Inclusion
Low Income
Race
Special needs
Other
Publisher: 
Afterschool Alliance
Author: 
America After 3PM and Afterschool Alliance
Resource Type: 
Length: 
38 pages
Publication Date: 
2021