Science Education Reform

In 1990, President Bush and a summit of state governors announced a lofty goal. By the year 2000, they said, US students would be "first in the world in mathematics and science achievement." Nine years later, time is running out for reaching that goal. In this hour, we'll talk about what changes can be made to the education system to improve math and science learning. Guests: Leon Lederman Nobel Laureate, 1988, Physics Director Emeritus Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory Batavia, Illinois Pritzker Professor of Science Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago, Illinois Jo Ellen Roseman Curriculum Director, Project 2061 American Association for the Advancement of Science Washington, DC Erma Anderson Program Manager, Teacher Center National Science Teachers Association Arlington, Virginia

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