July 27, 2021

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More Latinos With STEM Degrees Needed, Here Are Top Schools Doing It

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From NBC News –
More Latinos are now graduating with postsecondary degrees in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), but they continue to be significantly underrepresented in the total number of STEM credentials earned.

A new report released Wednesday by Excelencia in Education found that Latinos earned more STEM credentials across all academic levels—including associate, bachelor and graduate degrees—over the last few years. However, only 9 percent of STEM degrees and certificates went to Latinos in 2013.

Read more here http://www.nbcnews.com/news/latino/more-latino-stem-degrees-needed-here-are-top-schools-doing-n376961