19 April 2013
Vol 340, Issue 6130

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COVER The 21st-century scientific workforce needs new skills and knowledge to keep pace with ever-changing technology. Larger, more diverse student populations clamor for access to knowledge. All global citizens, whether in a doctor's office or polling booth, must be better informed. All of these needs call for expanded, improved science education. In this special issue, we have invited experts to discuss the most important challenges facing science education. See the special section beginning on page 290. Images: Thinkstock