Working with thermodynamics, Courtnee Spencer, 11, inspected her work after eight minutes of shaking as she and her fellow students demonstrated making ice cream with sealable plastic bags during a celebration for their 2014 STEM & Creative Writing summer program at Linwood Family YMCA last year in Kansas City. More than 20 youth took part in the summer STEM, or science, technology, engineering and math, program. A new study says more programs like it are needed for students of color.
Working with thermodynamics, Courtnee Spencer, 11, inspected her work after eight minutes of shaking as she and her fellow students demonstrated making ice cream with sealable plastic bags during a celebration for their 2014 STEM & Creative Writing summer program at Linwood Family YMCA last year in Kansas City. More than 20 youth took part in the summer STEM, or science, technology, engineering and math, program. A new study says more programs like it are needed for students of color. File photo The Kansas City Star
Working with thermodynamics, Courtnee Spencer, 11, inspected her work after eight minutes of shaking as she and her fellow students demonstrated making ice cream with sealable plastic bags during a celebration for their 2014 STEM & Creative Writing summer program at Linwood Family YMCA last year in Kansas City. More than 20 youth took part in the summer STEM, or science, technology, engineering and math, program. A new study says more programs like it are needed for students of color. File photo The Kansas City Star

Inequity persists in science, technology, engineering and math education for students of color, women

February 18, 2015 01:01 PM