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No Crisis in Science Education


That’s what an engineering professor at Duke contends in this Business Week article.

The notion that the country’s prosperity hinges on getting more people into science and math fields strikes me as just as weak as the idea that we need to “produce” more college graduates in order to keep up with the Japanese, Belgians, and other nations where a somewhat higher percentage of the population now obtains college degrees than in the U.S.


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