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By Bernard L. Madison, Therese A. Hart

Describes the conditions and concerns established on humans within the mathematical sciences, largely scholars and lecturers at US faculties and universities. right here, developments within the mathematical sciences' most respected source - its humans - are offered narratively, graphically, and numerically as a data base for policymakers.

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Subpopulations of students who performed comparatively poorly in past assessments have shown significant improvement in average proficiency since 1978: at all three ages [9, 13, About this PDF file: This new digital representation of the original work has been recomposed from XML files created from the original paper book, not from the original typesetting files. Page breaks are true to the original; line lengths, word breaks, heading styles, and other typesetting-specific formatting, however, cannot be retained, and some typographic errors may have been accidentally inserted.

The number of education (-50%), English (-47%), mathematics (-39%), and social sciences (-32%) degrees each declined precipitously. 6). With the growing popularity of certain majors and the loss of appeal of others, the distribution of bachelor's degrees conferred has changed dramatically since the early 1970s. In 1985 the distribution of degrees conferred was roughly 25% in business and management and 10% each in the social sciences, engineering, education, and the humanities, including English; the physical sciences, mathematics, computer science, and the life sciences each accounted for less than 5 percent of the degrees conferred.

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