Can Grade-Skipping Close the STEM Gender Gap?

Jane Charlton never intended to skip high school.

“I was planning on just skipping ninth grade,” says the renowned astrophysicist, who spent her summers taking calculus classes at Carnegie Mellon University. “But when the school year was about to start, the teachers went on strike and my math professor said, ‘Why don’t you just start here?’”

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