ETS Policy Notes — Science

Author(s):
ETS Policy Information Center
Publication Year:
1989
Report Number:
PIC-PNV1N3
Source:
Document Type:
Subject/Key Words:
Science education workforce engineering persistence

Abstract

This issue of ETS Policy Notes (Volume 1, No. 3) provides three articles that consider some concerns in science education. The first article, "A Precious Few: Interest of the College-Bound in the Quantitative Sciences," discusses the decline of the nation's scientific and engineering workforce. The second article, "A Straggler's View: The U.S. in the World of Science Education," highlights some findings of the International Assessment of Educational Progress. The third article is titled "Staying Power: Students Who Persist" (Thomas L. Hilton et al.). ED 338 632