Too Many of Indiana’s K-12 Students Lack Proficiency in Math and Are Unprepared to Participate in our STEM Economy. A New Pilot Program Aims to Help Solve This.
Claire Fiddian-Green is the President & CEO of the Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation. Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields are crucial to Indiana’s present and future economy, and mastery of math is a building block for STEM success. Unfortunately, persistently low rates of math proficiency among Indiana’s K-12 students threaten Indiana’s ongoing economic vitality. We must find effective ways to address this alarming skills gap, especially for students of col…