Washington has sought to improve access to math and science coursework in high school, added requirements for graduation, supported interdisciplinary coursework, and pushed for more technology and computer science education. As a result, we have seen more Washington students enrolling in and completing STEM degrees and a 46 percent reduction in math remediation over the past decade.

NCSBEE Voice: Advancing Elementary STEM

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