More than half of parents and teachers believe that schools are not adequately preparing students for today's jobs, concludes a survey by Project Tomorrow.
The Irvine, Calif.-based nonprofit education organization also found that engaging in real-world problem-solving, talking to professionals, and visiting places where science is used were the top ways students wanted to learn about science. The study surveyed 270,000 students, parents, and teachers nationwide.
Vol. 26, Issue 32, Page 14Published in Print: April 2, 2007, as Workforce Readiness