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STEM - Boys & Girls Clubs of Philadelphia
The Need: Philadelphia’s youth are disconnected from STEM fields at an early age. According to the National Assessment of Educational Progress (https://www.nationsreportcard.gov/profiles/districtprofile), just 8% of Philadelphia’s 4th graders are proficient in science and only 15% are proficient in math. In the communities we serve, 2016 state tests showed even more dismal figures, with math proficiency …