Wright, B. L., Counsell, S. L., Goings, R. B., Freeman, H., & Peat, F. (2016). Creating access and opportunity: Preparing african-american male students for STEM trajectories PreK-12.Journal for Multicultural Education, 10(3), 384-404.
Research often neglects the full continuum of the STEM pipeline in terms of underserved and underrepresented populations. African American males, in particular, experience limited access, opportunity, and preparation along STEM trajectories preK-12. The purpose of this paper is to challenge this gap by presenting examples of preK-12 programs that nurture and promote STEM development and learner outcomes for underrepresented populations.
Full article can be found here: http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/full/10.1108/JME-01-2016-0003