STEM Education in the U.S.
Where We Are and What We Can Do
Examining the United States graduating class of 2017 in the context of STEM-related fields.
ACT is committed to sharing useful information with a wide range of stakeholders to help inform their efforts to improve individuals’ education and workplace success.
Key Findings from this Year's Report
ACT’s annual Condition of STEM reports provide essential national data on student interest and achievement in STEM subjects.
The latest report – STEM Education in the U.S.: Where We Are and What We Can Do – takes the data one step further by pairing the latest findings with promising practices aimed at improving STEM achievement and preparedness. These practices include examples from states, nonprofits, businesses, and other groups committed to closing STEM achievement and opportunity gaps.
The report also challenges local, state, and national policymakers to meet, within the next four years, a number of actionable goals for improving the STEM pipeline.
STEM Talent: Increasing Demand, Decreasing Supply
Four Ways to Close the Gap
The demand for talent in STEM careers is growing. Student interest is not. What can we do about it? Watch this recorded webinar as we discuss students’ STEM interests and achievements and highlight four key recommendations for educators and policymakers on improving STEM education.