ERIC Number: EJ601220
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Raising Standards: The Effects of High School Math and Science Courses on Future Earnings.
Chaplin, Duncan D.
Virginia Journal of Social Policy & the Law, n6 n1 p115-26 Fall 1998
Findings based on High School and Beyond survey data suggest that taking more high-school math courses and being held to higher math standards are associated with higher future earnings. Results for science courses are less clear. Students must be challenged, and math teachers must receive additional training. (Contains 41 references.) (MLH)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, College Attendance, College Bound Students, Courses, Education Work Relationship, Educational Attainment, Educational Benefits, High Schools, Higher Education, Mathematics, Noncollege Bound Students, Salary Wage Differentials, Sciences, Skill Development
University of Virginia School of Law, 580 Massie Road, Charlottesville, VA, 22903-1789; Tel.: 804-924-0597; Website: http://scs.student.virginia.edu/~vjspl/.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A