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Introduction Page Overview Page Chapter 1: Elementary and Secondary Education Chapter 2: Higher Education in Science and Engineering Chapter 3: Science and Engineering Workforce Chapter 4: U.S. and International Research and Development: Funds and Alliances Chapter 5: Academic Research and Development Chapter 6: Industry, Technology, and the Global Marketplace Chapter 7: Science and Technology: Public Attitudes and Public Understanding Chapter 8: Significance of Information Technology Appendix Tables

Data Update
Chapter 1: Elementary and Secondary Education

Nationally representative data on teacher quality, professional development, and working conditions have been collected by the National Center Education Statistics' (NCES) 1999–2000 Schools and Staffing Survey. They were not available in time for the preparation of Chapter 1.

For the latest data on teacher quality, professional development, and working conditions, please see Science and Engineering Indicators 2004. (Revised May 2004)


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