THE CHANGING LANDSCAPE OF AMERICAN MATHEMATICS EDUCATION. CBMS Oct 5-7, 2014eeting. Philip Uri Treisman Professor of Mathematics and Public Affairs Director, Charles A Dana Center University of Texas at Austin April 10, 2014. THE CHANGING NATURE OF MATHEMATICS.
THE CHANGING LANDSCAPE OF
AMERICAN MATHEMATICS EDUCATION
CBMSOct 5-7, 2014eeting
Philip Uri Treisman
Professor of Mathematics and Public Affairs
Director, Charles A Dana Center
University of Texas at Austin
April 10, 2014
THE CHANGING NATURE OF MATHEMATICS
Source: National Academies Press
THE COMPLETION AGENDA AND STRUCTURAL CHANGE IN HIGHER EDUCATION
Source: National Conference of State Legislatures
Source: Adapted from the CBMS 2010 Census Report, Table S.2
THE COLLEGE AND CAREER READINESS AGENDA AND THE REDEFINITION OF THE HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA
Source: Closing the Expectations Gap Report – Achieve.org
Source: College Board – SAT Report on College and Career Readiness, 2013
Source: ACT Report – National College Readiness, 2013
Percentage of Educators Reporting that Their Students
Are “Well” or “Very Well” Prepared for College-Level Work
In Their Content Area
Source and Graphic: ACT National Curriculum Survey 2012, ACT 2013.
But, on February 7, 2014 the Lumina Foundation and Gallup released a poll on how business leaders view higher education.
“While 96%of Chief Academic Officers think they are equipping their graduates for the work force, just 11% of employers strongly agree.”
PISA 2012 Mathematics
Source: PISA 2012 Results in Focus: What 15-Year Olds-Know and What They Can Do With What They Know, OECD 2013
PISA and Poverty
Source: Michael Marder, 2013; from PSID, CNEF, UNICEF, and PISA datasets
Math Achievement at the 8th Grade (TIMSS 2011)
Average Scale Scores by Country and Selected US States
Source: Data taken from the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), accessed Jan 10, 2013 at http://nces.ed.gov/timss/index.asp. Data display by the Charles A. Dana Center.
Average Scale Scores by State – Low-Income Students
8th Grade – NAEP Math (2013)
Source: NAEP Data Explorer, NCES. Graphic: Charles A. Dana Center.
STRUCTURAL CHANGES IN THE AMERICAN ECONOMY
Source: Tom Hertz, “Understanding Mobility in America” (Washington, D.C.: Center for American Progress, 2006). Graph by Education Trust.
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