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Departments Scramble to Find Math Education Faculty

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Science  22 Aug 2008:
Vol. 321, Issue 5892, pp. 1031
DOI: 10.1126/science.321.5892.1031

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According to a recent survey, 60% of 128 tenure-track academic jobs advertised last year in mathematics education went unfilled. Although that may be good news for job-seekers, it's another impediment for universities trying to improve U.S. science and math education.