Behind the Headline: Obama Makes Unexpected Push for Improved Math and Science Education during Final Debate



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Obama Makes Unexpected Push for Improved Math and Science Instruction
The Hill| 10/22/2012

Behind the Headline
Education and Economic Growth
Education Next | Spring 2008

In Monday night’s presidential debate, President Obama argued that improving math and science education would boost the American economy. In a study that was published in Education Next, Eric Hanushek and three colleagues found that the performance of students on tests in math and science has a large effect on a country’s subsequent economic growth rate.

— Education Next




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