Board on Science Education
Monday, November 24, 2014 
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Higher Education

Informal, Afterschool, and Public Engagement

Information and Communication Technology


Standards and Assessment

Policy and Program Reviews

Policy and Program Reviews
Science education in formal and informal settings exist within a complex set of institutions governed by local, state and national level policies. BOSE reports explore these issues with particular attention to the role of federal science agencies in advancing science education.




Monitoring Progress Toward Successful K-12 STEM Education: A Nation Advancing?  (BOSE,BOTA)

Following a 2011 report by the National Research Council (NRC) on successful K-12 education in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), Congress asked the National Science Foundation... Read more

NOAA's Education Program: Review and Critique  (BOSE)

There is a national need to educate the public about the ocean, coastal resources, atmosphere and climate. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the agency responsible for... Read more

NASA's Elementary and Secondary Education Program:Review and Critique  (BOSE,CFE)

The federal role in precollege science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education is receiving increasing attention in light of the need to support public understanding of science and... Read more

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