Girls are interested in science, technology, engineering, and math, but more needs to be done to prepare them for success in these fields, according to a report from the ACT college-testing service.
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December 22, 2017
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December 18, 2017
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September 26, 2017
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September 15, 2017
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April 05, 2017
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March 08, 2017
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February 27, 2017
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