Asia's Educational Edge

Asia's Educational Edge

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The United States in the past half-century has consistently led the world in the strength of its economy and in scientific research and development. Now, this position at the forefront of industry and innovation is threatened. Asia's Educational Edge warns that the United States relies heavily on the talent of foreign-born scientists and engineers_skilled workers who face increasing, and increasingly favorable, options for employment elsewhere. East Asia's and India's emerging economies are expanding their own higher education capacity in the sciences and their own research and development infrastructure. Accordingly, the United States faces great and growing competition in attracting talented students and professionals from the international community. In this carefully researched volume, Yugui Guo asks: Can the U.S. education system succeed in training enough high-quality students in the sciences to meet the ever-growing need? Asia's Educational Edge is essential reading for industrial and research leaders, policy makers, educators, and scholars of international and comparative education.Of the 16 national finalists in its 2002 competition held on December 9, 2002, 6 were Chinese Americans, accounting ... Stuyvesant High School in Manhattan, New York City.13 The second example observes the Dupont Challenge Essay ... Over 10, 000 junior and senior high school students from all the parts of the United States and Canada participated in ... Each year up to 141 students are named as Presidential Scholars, one of the nationa#39;s highest honors for high school students.

Title:Asia's Educational Edge
Author:Yugui Guo
Publisher:Lexington Books - 2005-02-01


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