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National Science Foundation: transcript

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NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION
NATIONAL SCIENCE BOARD HEARING
21ST CENTURY EDUCATION IN )SCIENCE, MATHEMATICS AND )TECHNOLOGY )))MARCH 9, 2006UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIALOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA2
 
APPEARANCES:
BOARD MEMBERS:
STEVEN SEMPLE, PRESIDENTJOHN STRAUSSJOANNE VASQUEZSTEVEN BEERINGMICHAEL CROSBYELIZABETH HOFFMAN3
 
DR. CROSBY: Can I ask everyone to take theirseats. Good morning. On behalf of the NationalScience Board, I would like to welcome you all forjoining us today on this important third and finalboard hearing on 21st Century Education inScience, Mathematics and Technology.I'm Michael Crosby, the executive officer of theNational Science Board and the director of theboard office. The Chairman of the BoardDr. Warren Washington asked me to express hisregrets that he could not be here with us today.For those of you who are not familiar with theNational Science Board, the Board has two basicresponsibilities under the 1950 NSF Act. Thefirst is to serve as the policy setting andoversight body for the National ScienceFoundation, and the second is to serve as anindependent body of advisors to the president andCongress on national policy issues related toscience and engineering research and education.Now, I'd like to introduce board members that arehere today for this hearing, Dr. Steven Beering onmy right, who has been appointed by Dr. Washingtonto lead this activity on behalf of the NationalScience Board, Dr. Beering is President Emeritusof Purdue University and the Chairman of the BoardSubcommittee on Science and EngineeringIndicators.We're also very fortunate to have with us severalother board members, Dr. Elizabeth Hoffman, chairof the National Science Board Committee onEducation and Human Resources and PresidentEmeritus of the University of Colorado.Dr. JoAnne Vasquez, the past president of theNational Science Teachers Association, and I mightadd the only member whose career was actually inprecollege teaching and a primary author of theBoard's just released policy paper on K-12 scienceand math education.And Dr. John Strauss, president of Harvey MuddCollege and chair of the Board's task force oninternational science partnerships. And now I'llturn it over to Dr. Beering.4

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