For the first time in over a decade, colleges and universities saw a 3.3% decline in international freshman students. Media sources were quick to pick up the story, pointing blame at President Trump’s administration.
However, the latest government study shows the decline began before the new president took office, leaving some to wonder if the well of opportunity has started to dry up.
Jobs in STEM occupations—science, technology, engineering, and math—are on the rise. According to the Pew Research Center, the number of STEM occupations have grown from 9.7 million to 17.3 million since 1990.
Our schools are filled with strong women who have dedicated their lives to creating safe educational environments where students can learn and grow. But research shows that many women aren’t obtaining leadership positions in K–12 schools across the U.S.