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Evidence suggests that STEM education will be critical to 21st-century success for individuals, communities, organizations, and nations. RAND has examined labor shortages in key STEM fields such as cybersecurity, initiatives to improve instruction and achievement, and how U.S. investments in STEM education stack up against those of other global powers.

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    Evaluating and Validating Indicators of Mathematics and Science Education

    Discusses two fundamental aspects of the quality of educational indicators — their reliability and validity.

    Jan 1, 1992

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    Indicators for Monitoring Mathematics and Science Education: A Sourcebook

    Contains a collection of papers summarizing the major research on elementary and secondary schooling conducted over the past decade, and outlining what those studies suggest for designing improved educational indicators.

    Jan 1, 1989

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    Indicator Systems for Monitoring Mathematics and Science Education

    Addresses the question of the National Science Foundation's role in monitoring mathematics and science education. Identifies several options for developing a system of education indicators.

    Jan 1, 1987

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    Hannah Acheson-Field

    Assistant Policy Researcher, RAND; Ph.D. Candidate, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education B.S. in computational biology (computer science), Brown University

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    Dave Baiocchi

    Adjunct Researcher; Professor, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education Ph.D. and M.S. in optical sciences, University of Arizona; B.S. in physics, DePaul University

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    Daniel Basco

    Adjunct Policy Researcher
    Education Ph.D. in policy analysis, Pardee RAND Graduate School; M.Phil in policy analysis, Pardee RAND Graduate School; B.S. in social policy, Northwestern University

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    Lindsay Daugherty

    Senior Policy Researcher
    Education Ph.D. in policy analysis, Pardee RAND Graduate School; M.A. in applied economics, University of Michigan; B.A. in economics, University of California, Berkeley

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    Christopher Joseph Doss

    Associate Policy Researcher
    Education Ph.D. in economics of education, Stanford University; M.A. in economics, Stanford University; M.Ed. in teaching at the secondary level, Harvard University; B.S. in chemistry, Brown University

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    Eric Hastings

    Assistant Policy Researcher, RAND; Ph.D. Candidate, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education M.S. in operations research, Air Force Institute of Technology; B.A. in mathematics, Duquesne University

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    Andrew McEachin

    Senior Policy Researcher; Professor, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education Ph.D. in education policy, University of Southern California; M.A. in economics, University of Southern California; A.B. in history, Cornell University

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    Amanda Meyer

    Research Assistant
    Education B.A. in psychology and international studies, Northwestern University

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    Claudia Rodriguez

    Assistant Policy Researcher; Ph.D. Candidate, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education M.S. in applied mathematics for the life and social sciences, Arizona State University; B.S. in mathematics, Arizona State University

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    Ivy Todd

    Research Assistant
    Education B.S. in biochemistry, St. Mary's College of Maryland

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