What Are We Learning About Applied STEM CTE Course-Taking by Students with Disabilities?

What Are We Learning About Applied STEM CTE Course-Taking by Students with Disabilities?

Dr. Michael Gottfried at the University of California, Santa Barbara discusses his IES-funded research project investigating whether participating in applied STEM career and technical education (CTE) courses in high school is related to pursuing and persisting in STEM majors or careers for students with learning disabilities. Although a significant number of students with learning disabilities participate in CTE courses, little is known about the types of applied STEM CTE courses they take and the extent to which taking these courses is related to postsecondary and employment outcomes.