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ERIC Number: ED504105
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006-May
Pages: 11
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Honoring Progress: An Update on the NGA Center Honor States. Volume 1, Issue 1
Shawe, Torrey, Ed.
National Governors Association
This bimonthly newsletter provides information about the progress of the Honor States Grant Program, a governor-led effort to improve college- and work-ready graduation rates. This issue explores science, technology, engineering, and math education (STEM), a priority for governors as they try to enhance workforce competitiveness in a global economy. Progress of three states is highlighted. Suggested resources for policymakers are provided. Contents include: (1) Facts at a Glance; (2) Giving Science and Math Priority in North Carolina, Rhode Island, and Texas; (3) A Bird's-Eye View: Preparation for Math Portion of ACT Exam Varies Significantly by State; (4) Leading the Charge: Leon Lederman, Nobel Physicist and Founder of Physics First; (5) Federal Update: $790 Million Available to Students This Fall; (6) "Graduation Pays" Snapshot: United States Comparative Innovation Capacity; (7) Resource Box; (8) Foundation Corner: Intel Foundation Supports STEM; (9) The Honor States Shared Commitments: National Education Data Partnership; and (10) So Now What? How to Make STEM a Priority.
National Governors Association. 444 North Capitol Street, Washington, DC 20001-1512. Tel: 202-624-5300; Fax: 202-624-5313; Web site: http://www.nga.org
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serial; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Postsecondary Education; Secondary Education
Audience: Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Governors Association, Center for Best Practices
Identifiers - Location: North Carolina; Rhode Island; Texas; United States