Education: The Germans Are Coming

Short of math teachers, Georgia gets some foreign aid

The U.S. predicament in math and science education is no secret. More than 40 states have reported a serious shortage of math teachers. Of the students being trained in math and science at the nation's universities, many are expected to bypass teaching in favor of better-paying jobs in private industry. In West Germany, on the other hand, 40,000 teachers are unemployed, many of them qualified in math and science. This imbalance gave University of Georgia History Professor and German Emigre Lothar Tresp an idea. Why...

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