There are many reasons that family STEM engagement might be challenging. Parents are busy with work, dinner, homework, and extracurricular activities. The Greene Scholars Program and Digital Youth Divas acknowledge that their families are busy too. So how do they defy the odds and draw parents in? They design programs for and with the families they serve and empower parents with research, education, and resources.
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