The Push to Improve STEM Education

The Editors
March 2008
Education Week;3/27/2008, Vol. 27 Issue 30, p8
The article discusses the need for improving U.S. education in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics collectively termed STEM. It states that among industrialized nations, U.S. students score toward the middle in understanding science and math. It presents the results from the U.S. National Assessment of Educational Progress which is represented by two graphs showing the proficiency levels of 4th, 8th, and 12th graders in math and science from 1990 to 2006.


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