Science and Math Education Reform

Guests: *RUSH HOLT U.S. Representative (D-NJ) Former Assistant Director Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory Hopewell, New Jersey *LINDA ROSEN Former Senior Advisor in Math and Science to Former Secretary of Education *RICHARD RILEY Senior Vice President for Education National Alliance of Business Washington, DC *JANICE EARLE Senior Program Director Member, TIMSS-R (Third International Mathematics and Science Study Repeat) Interagency Management Team National Science Foundation Arlington, Virginia *ARTHUR EISENKRAFT President National Science Teachers Association Physics Teacher and Science Coordinator Bedford Public Schools Westchester County, New York This week, President Bush announced his plan for education reform. Few of his proposals directly address science and math education, although a study released last month shows U.S. students lagging behind students in other countries in these subjects. In this hour, we'll look at present ongoing efforts to reform science and math education in the U.S., and hear from an award-winning teacher about how to get kids excited about learning science.

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