The 2005 National Academies report, "Rising Above the Gathering Storm," describes how improving science and technology research will help the United States sustain its economic viability in the future while industries become increasing global. A major component of the report is the diminishing quality of K-12 science and math education. The need for improved science and math education is both a workforce issue and one that will directly affect how Houston competes in the future. From biomedical research labs in the Texas Medical Center to computer companies such as Hewlett-Packard, science and engineering graduates are, and will continue to be, in high demand. The Baker Institute Science and Technology Policy Program through the Civic Scientist program and other related events hope to help guide discussion on science education through evidence-based research.
Previous Science and Math Education Events
John W. Diamond , George Zodrow
Sep 15 2020 | Center for Public Finance
Quianta Moore , Christopher F. Kulesza
Sep 11 2020 | Child Health Policy