ERIC Number: ED463148
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
State Indicators of Science and Mathematics Education, 2001: State-by-State Trends and New Indicators from the 1999-2000 School Year.
Blank, Rolf K.; Langesen, Doreen
This document reports on state indicators for the quality of science and mathematics education in public schools and the trends in science and mathematics education as of 1999-2000, a system developed by the Council of Chief State School Officers (CSSO) in cooperation with the state departments of education, federal agencies, and professional organizations. The present report on trends in science and math education as of 2001 is the sixth in a series of biennial reports on state and national indicators intended for use by policymakers, educators, and researchers. Contents include: (1) "Development of State Education Indicators for Policymakers"; (2) "Indicators of Student Achievement in Mathematics and Science"; (3) "Indicators of Mathematics and Science Curriculum"; (4)"Indicators of Teacher Preparation and Supply"; and (5) "Indicators of Context and Conditions for Teaching"; (6) "Data Sources and Computations"; and (7) "Directory of State Course Titles by Reporting Categories." (Contains 67 references, 39 tables, and 10 figures.) (YDS)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrollment, Ethnicity, High Schools, Mathematics Education, Middle Schools, Minority Groups, Professional Development, Science Education, Sex Differences
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Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Practitioners; Researchers
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA.
Authoring Institution: Council of Chief State School Officers, Washington, DC.
Note: Published biennially. For the 1999 report, see ED 438 173.