The State of STEM and Jobs

The first national STEM education and employment conference showcased successful programs--but there's a need to scale up.


Everyone agrees that we don’t have a choice. Unless it’s a choice to fail.

This story is based on the more than 100 U.S. News STEM Solutions 2012 conference speaker remarks, as well as the numerous sessions, reports, and surveys of the 50 co-chair organizations and 1,600 conference participants. Additional reporting was provided by the staffs of U.S. News, Southern Methodist University Department of Education, STEMconnector, and Innovate + Educate.