Britain struggles with decline in math and science education

04/21/2003 | Economist (free content), The

The number of applicants for math and science university programs is dropping sharply, a fact attributable to a decline in test scores in those subjects by school students. The Economist suggests that the twin forces of a watered down curriculum and the difficulty in attracting and retaining qualified math and science teachers are responsible for the decline.

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