Math in the News
Obama Plans $1B Effort to build
The Obama administration recently unveiled plans to create an elite corps of master teachers, a $1 billion effort to boost U.S. students' achievement in the math, science, technology, and engineering fields.
The program to reward high-performing teachers with salary stipends is part of a long-term effort by President Obama to encourage education in high-demand areas that hold the key to future economic growth — and to close the achievement gap between American students and their international peers.
Read the full story from CBS News.