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Document Number: 7302

A Summary of Math and Science Education and United States Competitiveness: Does the Public Care? - The competitiveness of the United States in the global economy has been the backbone for concern about math and science education and the move to improve public school education to gain higher levels of proficiency in those areas. This study investigates public opinion and college and university roles around expectations about the United Statesí ability to maintain its competitive edge in the global environment. It provides some fascinating views held by the survey respondents, such as the biggest reason for studentsí avoidance of math and science is level of difficulty. (Solutions for our Future, September 2006)...

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