STEM Indicators


What are STEM Indicators?

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 (NSF) to identify methods for tracking progress toward the report’s recommendations. In response, a committee convened by the NRC authored a second report describing a set of 14 progress indicators related to students’ access to quality learning, educators’ capacity, and policy and funding initiatives in STEM. Read more.

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This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Contract No. NSFDACS12C1299. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation. Questions? Contact us.

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