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The Divided States of STEM Education

THE DIVIDED STATES OF STEM EDUCATION WE CAN DO BETTER K-8 COMPUTER SCIENCE REQUIREMENT SCHOOL ADOPTION RATES The U.S. has a 69% school adoption rate for K-8 Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA) standards 000000000000 Technology touches nearly every aspect of our lives, but STEM education in America is all over the map. Learn which states are leading the charge to give our future innovators the tools they need to succeed, and which K-8 ADOPTION RATE Just 23 states and the District of Columbia FL 100% DC I 3% count computer science as a math or science graduation requirement TOP STATES states need to invest the most in their STEM students. LA 100% MS | 3% BOTTOM STATES MA 100% MN I 6% WA ID 100% CO I 11% MN ND VA 100% HI I 11% MT IT'S TIME TO INVEST IN STEM EDUCATION OR SD ME NH VT MA RI ID WI NY WY MI 93% of parents of K-12 students believe STEM education should be a priority IA PA NE Он CA NV UT IL IN DC MD DE NJ CT CO WV Yet less than 2 (49%) believe the U.S. actually prioritizes STEM education мо VA KY SPEND PER STUDENT INCREASE 2006 -2011 KS NC TN Ок SC AZ AR NM GA FL 18.20% DC 54% AL LA LA 28.10% MS 7.53% TX Only 1 in 5 STEM college students believe K-12 education prepared them extremely well for relevant college coursework MA 15.61% MN 19.95% FL MS ID 4.46% CO 10.21% AK VA 8.58% HI 18.44% 10% State size distorted according to each state's CSTA Computer Science Standards school adoption rate for K-8 (3 - 100%) We have a responsibility to teach and inspire tomorrow's inventors and innovators – today. HI STATE SCIENCE STANDARDS GRADES, 2012 OSPRK SOURCES: http://edex.s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/publication/pdfs/2012-State-of-State-Science-Standards-FINAL_2.pdf https://www.stemconnector.org/sites/default/files/store/STEM-Students-STEM-Jobs-Executive-Summary.pdf http://www.bloomberg.com/visual-data/best-and-worst/biggest-increases-in-school-spending-states http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/news/press/2011/sep11/09-07msstemsurveypr.aspx http://runningonempty.acm.org/roemap.html http://www.ncwit.org/share/3435 STEM students are 10% more likely to A A- B+ schools 4 parents 4 robots 4 kids have "A" GPAS than non-STEM students Learn more at sphe.ro/sprk

The Divided States of STEM Education

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Technology touches nearly every aspect of our lives, but STEM education in America is all over the map. Learn which states are leading the charge to give our future innovators the tools they need to s...

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