Erika Torres teaches a fifth-grader

The Issues: Why Nevada Must Encourage Students to Get STEM Degrees

Education policy experts explore how to grow interest among students in highly technical industries and what that means for Nevada’s economy.

UNLV biology student Erika Torres teaches a fifth-grader from Dean Petersen Elementary School about color chromatography at a recent Rebel Science Camp. Such programs help combat youth misperceptions of the “types” of people who enter into highly technical fields. (Josh Hawkins/UNLV Creative Services)

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