By Kay McKinney

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Conclusion In conclusion, we urge every parent, every school, school district, and state to insist: • On higher content standards for all students studying mathematics and science from kindergarten through high school; • On teacher preparation, inservice, and certification programs supporting the standards; • On a challenging K-12 curriculum that not only informs our children but inspires their understanding and enjoyment of the wonders and power of science and mathematics; • On the inclusion of all children, particularly those who have been historically under-represented, in a challenging curriculum every year; • And on fair and appropriate assessment instruments to measure student, school, and state progress toward this most challenging national education goal.

S. Department of Education and the National Science Foundation are collaborating on ways to improve mathematics and science education. The agencies signed a memorandum of understanding agreeing to regularly share information and to work together on projects that capitalize on the strengths and experience of both agencies. The following is the text of Statement of Principles, a brochure that outlines the principles the agencies agreed to work towards. S. Department of Education and the National Science Foundation agree that all children should receive a challenging education in mathematics and science based on world class standards beginning in kindergarten and continuing every year through grade 12.

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