How the gender gap in STEM might get its start in elementary school. See more national education news here

| October 29, 2019

By Matt Barnum • Chalkbeat

On average, girls do as well as boys on elementary- and middle-school math tests. But by the time students enter the workforce, a big gender gap has emerged, with men earning nearly 80 percent of bachelor’s degrees in engineering and computer science.

A new study offers evidence that the disparity might be getting its start in elementary school classrooms.

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