Survey: Teens' interest in STEM dips

09/9/2013 | CBS News

Forth-six percent of teenagers recently surveyed by the Junior Achievement USA and ING U.S. Foundation, indicated an interest in science, technology, engineering and math fields. While that's nearly half, 61% of students surveyed in 2012 indicated an interest in STEM careers. The 15% decline reveals a need to reinvigorate students' interest in STEM, said Jack E. Kosakowski, president and CEO of Junior Achievement USA.

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