ERIC Number: ED312123
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
The State of Mathematics and Science Education in America and What the U.S. Department of Education is Doing about It: A Guide to Mathematics and Science Programs Administered and Supported by the Department.
Manno, Bruno V.; Winters, Kirk
Activities and programs administered by the Department of Education that are related to science and mathematics education are described. Funding and exemplary programs for improving mathematics and science education are summarized, including the Dwight D. Eisenhower Mathematics and Science Education Program; the National Diffusion Network; the Chapter 1 Program; and the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education. The department's research, development, dissemination, and statistics-gathering activities are outlined, including national research and mini-centers; the ERIC Clearinghouse for Science, Mathematics, and Environmental Education; nine regional laboratories; and the National Center for Education Statistics. The President's initiatives and budgets for mathematics and science education are discussed. (YP)
Descriptors: College Mathematics, College Science, Demonstration Programs, Educational Administration, Educational Finance, Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Mathematics Education, Science Education, Science Programs, Secondary School Mathematics, Secondary School Science, Statistical Surveys
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.