The Opportunity Equation: Transforming Mathematics and Science Education Issues Two-Year Update

October 2011
NSTA Express;10/3/2011, p1
The article focuses on major developments in four key areas of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education reform in the U.S. As stated, the developments are apparent two years after the release of a major report issued by the Carnegie Corp. of New York and the Institute for Advanced Study in New Jersey. It states that the report found signs of improvement in excellence and equity, standards and assessments.


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