The U.S. Doesn't Have Enough STEM Teachers to Prepare Students for Our High-Tech Economy

April 15, 2018

One reason schools struggle to provide access to STEM courses is a shortage of effective STEM educators. More than half of U.S. public school districts, including more than 90 percent of districts serving large populations of African-American and Latino students, report difficulties recruiting and retaining certified, knowledgeable STEM teachers.