DoD STARBASE: Improved Measures for Participation, Outreach, and Impact
The Department of Defense's STARBASE program offers a curriculum in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics for students in underserved areas of the United States. At the community level, its goal is to serve as an outreach program. Little is known about how effective STARBASE is at targeting disadvantaged students or whether it achieves its goals for outreach. This study focuses on the students served and STARBASE's outreach efforts.