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Who Says Math Has to Be Boring?

December 8, 2013View for printing

American students are bored by math, science and engineering. They buy smartphones and tablets by the millions but don't pursue the skills necessary to build them. Engineers and physicists are often portrayed as clueless geeks on television, and despite the high pay and the importance of such jobs to the country's future, the vast majority of high school graduates don't want to go after them.

Full Story: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/08/op ... il0=y&_r=1&

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