Surviving Weed-Out Classes in Science May Be a State of Mind


Social ties to classmates and how students feel could be more important than innate ability when it comes to enduring early STEM weed-out courses, according to a new study. The classes themselves have come under scrutiny following concerns that they disproportionately hinder underrepresented groups including women as well as Black, Native American and Hispanic people from pursuing STEM degrees. The full article was pubished in The New York Times.


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