According to the National Center for Education Statistics, Hispanic students are the largest minority group in the public school system, but many studies — including a 2016 article in US News & World Report — indicates the Latino demographic makes up less than 10 percent of the STEM workforce.

Part of this is because only about two-thirds of Latino students nationwide have access to advanced math and science offerings in school, and many students and families are not aware of the opportunities available for them in STEM.

Click here to read the full story in the Ventura County Star (March 11, 2017)

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