by Meagan Dorsch
In a global economy, many argue that America needs to emphasize STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) in its schools.
Several states are starting to focus on making STEM a priority in education across the country.
In this edition of The Buzz at State Legislatures Magazine, we sit down with Heather Chikoore, an education policy analyst at the National Conference of State Legislatures. Heather explains how strong skills in science, technology, engineering and math could help our country remain a economic player in the global economy.
In this podcast (3:39), you will learn what action legislatures have taken, what incentives states are using to get students involved in STEM careers and how far we need to go as a country in order to close the STEM gap.