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Topic: Re: The Prime Directive
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Paul A. Tanner III

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Re: The Prime Directive
Posted: Oct 2, 2012 7:40 PM
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It's not relevant to the question, which is whether the US is
graduating enough people each year trained in math well enough to
major in a STEM major.

Again look at my post

"Re: The Prime Directive"
http://mathforum.org/kb/message.jspa?messageID=7899691

and see how it is not relevant that those of you who think the US
system is not doing so have a lot of explaining to do.

On Tue, Oct 2, 2012 at 7:11 PM, Robert Hansen <bob@rsccore.com> wrote:
> I will have to look up the charts I did for TIMSS where I showed a significant drop in the percentage of students scoring in the 90% range, and the 80% range, over 15 years. We will have more results early next year (a report will be released later this year, but the dataset will not be ready till January I believe).



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