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Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Education: Assessing the Relationship between Education and the Workforce

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

http://www.gao.gov/assets/670/663079.pdf

Examines recent trends in the number of STEM degrees and jobs in STEM fields, the extent to which postsecondary STEM education programs take workforce needs into consideration, and the extent to which K-12 STEM education programs prepare students for postsecondary STEM education.  From the Government Accountability Office

 

Foreign Graduate Enrollment in Science and Engineering Continues to Rise While Overall Graduate Enrollment Remains Flat

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

http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/infbrief/nsf14313/nsf14313.pdf

Records a 1.7% drop in graduate enrollment in science and engineering programs by citizens and permanent residents but a 4.3% increase in foreign graduate enrollment.  Also offers statistics about characteristics of enrollees and fields of enrollment. From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation

 

The Nation’s Report Card: Mathematics 2013 State Snapshot Reports for Grade 12

Categories: Education,Mathematics,Tests/Assessments

http://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/pubs/stt2013/201408212.aspx

One  page reports per state which volunteered to participate.  Reports results by gender and race and compares changes since 2009.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

The Nation’s Report Card: 2013 Mathematics and Reading Grade 12 Assessments

Categories: Education,Headlines,Literacy/Reading,Mathematics,Tests/Assessments

http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=2014087

Presents results for 12th graders on the math and reading tests of the National Assessment of Educational Progress.   From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

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

 

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