Skip to Main Content
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
Board on Science Education
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
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

BOSE Home About BOSE BOSE Mission BOSE Members BOSE Staff Our Sponsors Visiting our Buildings News and Events Upcoming Events Our Work Current Projects Past Projects Commissioned Papers Publications BOSE Reports Audio and Video Work With Us Our Study Process Study Process Brochure Getting to Know the Committee Process Overview for Sponsors Guide for Study Sponsors
left imagetext captioncenter image