News of the WeekSCIENTIFIC WORK FORCE

New Analysis Questions Push for More Degrees

Science  16 Nov 2007:
Vol. 318, Issue 5853, pp. 1052
DOI: 10.1126/science.318.5853.1052

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A new study concludes that work force data do not support claims of a looming scientific and engineering labor shortage and that test scores indicate U.S. students are doing at least as well in science and math as their international counterparts are.