Education: Washington Should Lead the Way

So finds a panel seeking to solve the math and science problem

The national scandal is as well documented as it is alarming. Half of all U.S. high school students take no math or science beyond the tenth grade, and half of all teachers hired to teach math and science at the secondary level are not certified in those disciplines. Hoping to find ways to make education for high technology a top national priority, Governor James Hunt of North Carolina and Dr. David Hamburg, president of the Carnegie Corporation, assembled a blue-ribbon panel of 50 business, education and government leaders. Last week...

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