But girls of color don't seem to get as much of a nudge toward STEM careers as white girls, study finds.
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February 08, 2016
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February 04, 2016
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May 02, 2014
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September 04, 2013
New research and a New Republic article highlight the problems of translating self-regulation concepts and strategies for the classroom.
May 27, 2012
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November 24, 2010
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