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In the United States, the demand for human capital in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) continues to increase rapidly. STEM-based As a major center of biomedical research, the metropolitan region of St. Louis offers numerous opportunities for post-secondary education, training, and occupations in STEM. The objectives of this study were to examine inter-district variations in students’ achievement on the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) standardized science assessment from 2008-2011; demonstrate differences in the racial and socioeconomic composition of the school districts and in the socio-demographic composition of neighborhoods within these school districts; explore the concentration of occupations in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) within the school districts
Jones, Brittni, "Geographic Disparities in Science Achievement and Opportunities for Employment in STEM" (2014). GIS Posters. Poster 129.