STEM Vital Signs

The Vital Signs briefings and reports on the condition of STEM learning in all 50 states and the District of Columbia help measure state performance and offer insight to the nation’s education challenges. The purpose is to provide business, education, state and policy leaders with the information they need to promote STEM learning and high expectations for all students.

Overview: Why State Vital Signs Matter

Lost Opportunity: Few U.S. Students Participate in STEM Out-of-School Programs (July 2012)

STEM Help Wanted: Demand for Science Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Weathers the Storm
(May 2012)

All Over the Map: Comparing State Expectations for Student Performance in Science (December 2011)

Policy Briefing Video (April 2011)

Roll over each state to see quick STEM statistics. Click on a state to see a full state report.