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September 8, 2009

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Introducing engineering into K-12 education has the potential to improve student learning and achievement in science and mathematics, increase awareness of engineering as a potential career, and boost students' technological literacy, according to a new report from the National Academy of Engineering and the National Research Council. The report, released at a symposium held today in the National Academy of Sciences building, examines the status and nature of efforts to teach engineering in U.S. schools.

Charles M. Vest, Irwin Jacobs, Linda Katehi, Micheal Feder, Jacquelyn Sullivan, Lynn Basham, Al Gomez, Steve Robinson