scholarships or loan forgiveness for STEM majors who become teachers

This challenge is a catalyst, meaning it is one of the most strategic and efficient areas for creating impact and, if solved, would have outsized positive effects across the system.

Full Challenge: Scholarships or loan forgiveness for STEM college majors entering PK-12 STEM teaching jobs.

Challenge Description: Concerns about student debt can discourage STEM college majors from pursuing the teaching profession, due to low salary expectations compared with other types of STEM jobs.