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National Student Clearinghouse, 2017
From 2006 to 2016, degree completion in the so-called "hard sciences" increased in prevalence for both genders. Excluding social sciences and psychology, the percentage of bachelor's degrees accounted for by science and engineering disciplines increased five percentage points for men, and two percentage points for women. This brief…
Descriptors: Science Education, Engineering Education, College Graduates, Graduation
National Student Clearinghouse, 2015
This Snapshot Report presents information on student degree attainment in science and engineering disciplines for 2004 and 2014. It offers data on the following: (1) Science and Engineering Degrees as Percentage of All Degrees; (2) Gender Distribution of Science and Engineering Degrees by Level; (3) Gender Distribution of Bachelor's Degrees in…
Descriptors: College Science, Science Education, Engineering Education, Bachelors Degrees
National Science Foundation, 2012
Science and Engineering Indicators (SEI) is first and foremost a volume of record comprising the major high-quality quantitative data on the U.S. and international science and engineering enterprise. SEI is factual and policy neutral. It does not offer policy options, and it does not make policy recommendations. SEI employs a variety of…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Research and Development, Engineering, Tables (Data)
National Science Foundation, 2012
The United States holds a preeminent position in science and engineering (S&E) in the world, derived in large part from its long history of public and private investment in S&E research and development (R&D) and education. Investment in R&D, science, technology, and education correlate strongly with economic growth, as well the development of a…
Descriptors: Economic Progress, Engineering Education, Research and Development, Engineering
Gambino, Christine; Gryn, Thomas – US Census Bureau, 2011
This brief will discuss patterns of science and engineering educational attainment within the foreign-born population living in the United States, using data from the 2010 American Community Survey (ACS). The analysis is restricted to the population aged 25 and older, and the results are presented on science and engineering degree attainment by…
Descriptors: Educational Attainment, Community Surveys, Engineering Education, Science Education
Roesel, Cheryl, Ed. – National Science Foundation, 2010
The National Science Board (Board) is required under the National Science Foundation (NSF) Act, 42 U.S.C. (United States Code) Section 1863 (j) (1) to prepare and transmit the biennial "Science and Engineering Indicators" ("SEI") report to the President and to the Congress by January 15 of every even-numbered year. The report…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Engineering, Public Agencies, Engineering Education
Stillman, Laura; Blank, Rolf K. – Council of Chief State School Officers, 2009
The Key State Education Policies on PK-12 Education is intended to inform policymakers and educators about the current status of key education policies that define and shape elementary and secondary education in public schools across the 50 states. The report is part of a continuing series by the Council's State Education Indicators program.…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, State Policy, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Secondary Education
National Science Foundation, 2008
This report contains analyses of key aspects of the scope, quality, and vitality of the Nation's science and engineering enterprise and global science and technology. The report presents information on science, mathematics, and engineering education at all levels; the scientific and engineering workforce; U.S. and international and development…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Research and Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Engineering
Burrelli, Joan; Rapoport, Alan – National Science Foundation, 2008
This InfoBrief investigates the role and relevance of historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in enhancing educational opportunities for African Americans by examining the role of HBCUs as baccalaureate-origin institutions of black science and engineering (S&E) doctorate recipients. It examines trends primarily during the past two…
Descriptors: Black Colleges, Doctoral Degrees, Educational Opportunities, Bachelors Degrees
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Ingels, Steven J.; Dalton, Ben W.; LoGerfo, Laura – National Center for Education Statistics, 2008
This report describes patterns of continuity and change among spring 2004 high school seniors from the Education Longitudinal Study of 2002 (ELS:2002) first follow-up study, spring 1992 seniors from the National Education Longitudinal Study of 1988 (NELS:88) second follow-up study, spring 1980 seniors from the High School and Beyond (HS&B)…
Descriptors: High School Seniors, Student Characteristics, Course Selection (Students), Mathematics Education
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Merisotis, Jamie P.; Kee, Arnold M. – Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 2006
The Model Institutions for Excellence (MIE) Grant, funded by the National Science Foundation and National Aeronautics and Space Administration, enhanced student pathways into science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). It achieved these results through 10 years of sustained investment and collaborative leadership. Components of the MIE…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Scholarships, Aviation Technology, Academic Achievement
Center for the Future of Teaching and Learning, 2004
Cutbacks in funding for science professional development and efforts to recruit and retain teachers further undermine efforts to strengthen science education throughout the state. Additionally, the least prepared among these science teachers are concentrated in low-performing schools, a fact that raises questions about equal access to quality…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Science Education, Minority Group Children, Science Teachers
National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA. National Science Board. – 2002
This publication is the fifteenth in the series of biennial Science Indicators reports. The Science Indicators series was designed to provide a broad base of quantitative information about U.S. science, engineering, and technology for use by public and private policymakers. Because of the spread of scientific and technological capabilities around…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Engineering Education, Futures (of Society), Higher Education
Burrelli, Joan S. – 2001
This document reports on the enrollment of science and engineering graduate students in the United States in 2000 and reviews data from 1993-1999. Data presented are from the Fall 2000 survey of Graduate Students and Postdoctorates in Science and Engineering. The enrollment data are organized by citizenship, race/ethnicity, and field of study.…
Descriptors: Citizenship, Engineering Education, Enrollment, Ethnicity
Hoffer, Thomas; Selfa, Lance – 2001
This data brief presents the results of the 1997 Survey of Doctorate Recipients (SDR). The survey questions target information on the labor market outcomes of recent doctorate holders. The results of the science and engineering (S&E) doctorate holders survey point out a difference between initial plans and employment due to changing plans during…
Descriptors: Data, Employment, Engineering Education, Graduate Study
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