ERIC Number: ED307113
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
State Initiatives To Improve Science and Mathematics Education.
This 50-state survey of state policies and initiatives related to mathematics and science education is part of a larger study analyzing the impact of state policies in these states on science instruction in school districts. The purpose of this survey was to identify current state initiatives and policies affecting science and mathematics education in grades K-12 in the 50 states. Information was collected on curriculum guides, graduation requirements, time requirements, special schools or programs, student recognition programs, student assessment, teacher certification and training, funding, serving underrepresented groups and state trends and issues. Survey information was collected from state department of education science and mathematics supervisors or their designee in 50 states, the District of Columbia, and American Samoa. The name, address and telephone number of state contacts appear in the appendices. An overview and highlights of state activities precedes the state-by-state survey information. (CW)
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Teachers, National Surveys, Science Curriculum, Science Education, Science Teachers, State Programs, State Standards, Student Evaluation, Trend Analysis
ECS Distribution Center, 1860 Lincoln Street, Denver, CO 80295 ($15.00, No. SM-87-1).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Researchers
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO.