Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM)
Last week was a big week for science education. Results of NCES’ Science 2009: National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) at Grades 4, 8, and 12 were released; in his State of the Union speech, President Obama suggested that we are in the equivalent of “our generation’s Sputnik moment;" and the nation remembered Christa McAuliffe 25 years after she perished in the explosion of
This is the final of a four-part series on the Race to the Top (RTTT) Round Two finalists. Below, we highlight examples of high school strategies described in seven of the RTTT finalists’ proposals.