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May 12, 2022

I was recently reading the May/June 2022 issue of “Science Scope” a publication of the National Science Teaching Association.  In this issue, I read the “From the Editor’s Desk” column, written by Patty McGinnis.  She wrote an article entitled, “Equity in the Science Classroom.”

Despite advances in science education, there remains an opportunity gap; historically underperforming populations often opt out of advanced courses and are not equitably represented in the STEM fields.  As teachers, we are tasked with closing this gap through practices that allow all students to succeed and thrive.