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STEM Education for the Innovation Economy

Categories: Business/Economics,Careers,Education,Education-Higher,Labor/Employment,Mathematics,Science/Technology

http://www.jec.senate.gov/public/?a=Files.Serve&File_id=9bfced75-07a0-466b-a94b-8ab399582995

Examines the growing demand for employees skilled in science, technology, engineering, and math fields, the current rate at which students in these fields are graduating, and policy changes that could result in more supply to meet the demand.  From the Joint Economic Committee

 

Science and Engineering Indicators 2014

Categories: Careers,Education,Education-Higher,Headlines,Labor/Employment,Mathematics,Science/Technology,Statistics

http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/seind14/content/etc/nsb1401.pdf

The 21st in a series of biennial reports on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education and workforce, U.S. and international research and development performance, U.S. competitiveness in technology, and public attitudes and understanding of science and engineering.  From the National Science Board and the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation

 

The Nation’s Report Card: 2013 Mathematics Trial Urban District Assessment

Categories: Education,Mathematics,Statistics,Tests/Assessments,Urban Issues

http://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/pubs/dst2013/2014468.aspx

Provides one page snapshot results of the math tests administered to 4th and 8th grade students in 21 urban school districts around the U.S.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

A First Look: 2013 Mathematics and Reading Trial Urban District Assessment

Categories: Education,Literacy/Reading,Mathematics,Statistics,Tests/Assessments,Urban Issues

http://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/subject/publications/main2013/pdf/2014466.pdf

Reports initial results of math and reading tests administered to a selection of students in 4th and 8th grade in urban school districts as part of the National Assessment of Educational Progress.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

STEM Attrition: College Students’ Paths Into and Out of STEM Fields: Statistical Analysis Report

Categories: Education-Higher,Mathematics,Science/Technology,Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2014/2014001rev.pdf

Presents an examination of students’ attrition rates from science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields over the course of 6 years  in college.  Seeks to determine rates of attrition from STEM and non-STEM fields, characteristics of students who leave, and comparisons of coursetaking by those who leave and those who don’t.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

The Effectiveness of Secondary Math Teachers from Teach for America and the Teaching Fellows Programs: Executive Summary

Categories: Education,Mathematics,Tests/Assessments

http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/pubs/20134015/pdf/20134016.pdf

Presents findings from the first large-scale study of secondary math teachers.  Finds that TFA teachers were more effective than teachers with whom they were compared and teaching fellows were neither more nor less effective.  From the Institute of Education Sciences of the U.S. Department of Education

 

The Nation’s Report Card: Mathematics 2013 State Snapshot Reports for Grade 8

Categories: Education,Mathematics,Statistics,Tests/Assessments

http://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/pubs/stt2013/20144658.aspx

Select state to see one page snapshot report that presents key findings and trends.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

The Nation’s Report Card: Mathematics 2013 State Snapshot Reports for Grade 4

Categories: Education,Mathematics,Statistics,Tests/Assessments

http://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/pubs/stt2013/20144654.aspx

Select state to see one page snapshot report that presents key findings and trends.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

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