Improving U.S. Math and Science Education

Michele Cahill talked about ways in which math and science education in the U.S. can be reformed to better compete in the global… read more

Michele Cahill talked about ways in which math and science education in the U.S. can be reformed to better compete in the global economy. She responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. She talked about a report, The Opportunity Equation: Transforming Mathematics and Science Education for Citizenship and the Global Economy, issued Wednesday, June 10, 2009, by the Carnegie Corporation of New York-Institute for Advanced Study Commission on Mathematics and Science Education. The report recommendations include establishing better common standards for the nation in mathematics and science along with high-quality assessments and improving methods of recruiting and preparing math and science teachers. close

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Jun 13, 2009

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