ERIC Number: ED461493
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
State Indicators of Science and Mathematics Education, 1997: State-by-State Trends and New Indicators from the 1995-96 School Year.
Blank, Rolf K.; Langesen, Doreen
This report on science and mathematics indicators is intended to assist state, national, and local policymakers and educators in making informed decisions. This report focuses on science and mathematics indicators at state and national levels. The indicators are intended for use by policymakers and educators to assess progress in improving mathematics and science education in the schools. The 1997 report presents new state indicators from the 1995-96 school year and examines trends by state from 1990 to 1996 on indicators of student achievement, content and instruction, and context and conditions for teaching. Indicators were selected through consultation with state education leaders, science and mathematics educators, representatives of national professional organizations, and education researchers. (Contains 61 references, 32 tables, and 14 figures.) (ASK)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Demography, Educational Improvement, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Mathematics Curriculum, Mathematics Education, National Organizations, Science Curriculum, Science Education, State Standards, Teaching Methods
Council of Chief State School Officers, One Massachusetts Avenue, N.W., Suite 700, Washington, DC 20001-1431 ($18). Tel: 202-336-7016. For full text: http://www.ccsso.org/pdfs.Indicators97.pdf.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Practitioners
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA. Directorate for Education and Human Resources.
Authoring Institution: Council of Chief State School Officers, Washington, DC. State Education Assessment Center.
Note: For the 1999 edition, see ED 438 173. Published biennially.