Education

Primary and Secondary STEM Education


PISA

PISA aims to determine students’ ability to formulate, employ, and interpret mathematics in a variety of contexts. Based on students’ scores on the exam, they are determined to fall into…

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Global Trends

Other nations also track student progress in early mathematics and science proficiency. Many of these countries, including the United States, participate in the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) evaluation…

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NAEP

The United States carries out the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) to assess elementary and secondary students in the United States on subjects including mathematics and science.

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U.S. Trends

Space leaders, and other relevant agencies in the United States have frequently expressed concerns that the supply of potential new STEM workers is not adequate to meet future demands

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TIMSS

TIMSS also collects data on differences in mathematics and science achievement between boys and girls.

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2011 – NAEP

STEM achievement in primary and secondary schools is an indicator of how well the United States is ensuring that students are later prepared to pursue STEM degrees, enabling them to…

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2011 – PISA

An examination of PISA test scores among 14 countries active in space offers a more focused view of relative math and science literacy, which has implications for the numbers of…

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2011 – Global Space Education Trends

Just as the United States measures progress in early mathematics and science proficiency, other nations also track student progress. Many of these countries, including the United States, participate in the…

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2011 – U.S. Space-Related Education Trends

There is a broad consensus that high-quality STEM education is critical to producing a workforce capable of maintaining a competitive edge in numerous technological areas, including space. However, space leaders,…

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