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Shocking Information about how our children rate across the globe, in the field of math and science. We spend more on education then anyone in the world and get less every year. Fight the change.

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Town Hall Power Point

  1. 1. Parents for Better Education in Math and Science A Town Hall Meeting August 16 th 2008
  2. 2. Parents for Better Education in Math and Science <ul><li>In 2005 </li></ul><ul><li>83% of Missouri’s tenth-grade students did not score at proficient or advanced in math. </li></ul><ul><li>92% tested not proficient or advanced in science. </li></ul><ul><li>DESE School Accountability Report 2005 </li></ul>
  3. 3. Parents for Better Education in Math and Science <ul><li>Cerner Corporation </li></ul><ul><li>Only found 150 qualified U.S. Citizens for the 1000 new hires in there IT Dept. </li></ul><ul><li>85% of Hires </li></ul><ul><li>Foreign Nationals </li></ul>
  4. 4. Parents for Better Education in Math and Science <ul><li>Mr. Kevin Ausborn </li></ul><ul><li>CEO of Missouri Southern Containers </li></ul><ul><li>“ Most all of our high tech purchases are not coming from the United States anymore, they’re coming from over seas” </li></ul>
  5. 5. Parents for Better Education in Math and Science <ul><li>Dr. Elson Floyd President Washington State University </li></ul><ul><li>Formally President of University of Missouri System said: </li></ul><ul><li>“ It’s not a problem, it’s a crisis.” </li></ul><ul><li>Speaking of the Math and Science Curriculum in the United States. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Parents for Better Education in Math and Science A Town Hall Meeting
  7. 7. Momets.org - How We Rate <ul><li>1. Finland </li></ul><ul><li>Average scores of 15-year-old students on mathematics literacy scale, by jurisdiction: 2006 </li></ul>
  8. 8. Momets.org - How We Rate <ul><li>2. Republic of Korea </li></ul><ul><li>Average scores of 15-year-old students on mathematics literacy scale, by jurisdiction: 2006 </li></ul>
  9. 9. Momets.org - How We Rate <ul><li>3. Netherlands </li></ul><ul><li>Average scores of 15-year-old students on mathematics literacy scale, by jurisdiction: 2006 </li></ul>
  10. 10. Momets.org - How We Rate <ul><li>4. Switzerland </li></ul><ul><li>Average scores of 15-year-old students on mathematics literacy scale, by jurisdiction: 2006 </li></ul>
  11. 11. Momets.org - How We Rate <ul><li>5. Canada </li></ul><ul><li>Average scores of 15-year-old students on mathematics literacy scale, by jurisdiction: 2006 </li></ul>
  12. 12. Momets.org - How We Rate <ul><li>6. Japan </li></ul><ul><li>Average scores of 15-year-old students on mathematics literacy scale, by jurisdiction: 2006 </li></ul>
  13. 13. Momets.org - How We Rate <ul><li>7. New Zealand </li></ul><ul><li>Average scores of 15-year-old students on mathematics literacy scale, by jurisdiction: 2006 </li></ul>
  14. 14. Momets.org - How We Rate <ul><li>8. Belgium </li></ul><ul><li>Average scores of 15-year-old students on mathematics literacy scale, by jurisdiction: 2006 </li></ul>
  15. 15. Momets.org - How We Rate <ul><li>9. Australia </li></ul><ul><li>Average scores of 15-year-old students on mathematics literacy scale, by jurisdiction: 2006 </li></ul>
  16. 16. Momets.org - How We Rate <ul><li>10. Denmark </li></ul><ul><li>Average scores of 15-year-old students on mathematics literacy scale, by jurisdiction: 2006 </li></ul>
  17. 17. Momets.org - How We Rate <ul><li>11. Czech Republic </li></ul><ul><li>Average scores of 15-year-old students on mathematics literacy scale, by jurisdiction: 2006 </li></ul>
  18. 18. Momets.org - How We Rate <ul><li>12. Iceland </li></ul><ul><li>Average scores of 15-year-old students on mathematics literacy scale, by jurisdiction: 2006 </li></ul>
  19. 19. Momets.org - How We Rate <ul><li>13. Austria </li></ul><ul><li>Average scores of 15-year-old students on mathematics literacy scale, by jurisdiction: 2006 </li></ul>
  20. 20. Momets.org - How We Rate <ul><li>14. Germany </li></ul><ul><li>Average scores of 15-year-old students on mathematics literacy scale, by jurisdiction: 2006 </li></ul>
  21. 21. Momets.org - How We Rate <ul><li>15. Sweden </li></ul><ul><li>Average scores of 15-year-old students on mathematics literacy scale, by jurisdiction: 2006 </li></ul>
  22. 22. Momets.org - How We Rate <ul><li>16. Ireland </li></ul><ul><li>Average scores of 15-year-old students on mathematics literacy scale, by jurisdiction: 2006 </li></ul>
  23. 23. Momets.org - How We Rate <ul><li>Below World Average </li></ul><ul><li>17. France </li></ul><ul><li>Average scores of 15-year-old students on mathematics literacy scale, by jurisdiction: 2006 </li></ul>
  24. 24. Momets.org - How We Rate <ul><li>18. United Kingdom </li></ul><ul><li>Average scores of 15-year-old students on mathematics literacy scale, by jurisdiction: 2006 </li></ul>Below World Average
  25. 25. <ul><li>19. Poland </li></ul><ul><li>Average scores of 15-year-old students on mathematics literacy scale, by jurisdiction: 2006 </li></ul>Momets.org - How We Rate Below World Average
  26. 26. Momets.org - How We Rate <ul><li>20. Slovak Republic </li></ul><ul><li>Average scores of 15-year-old students on mathematics literacy scale, by jurisdiction: 2006 </li></ul>Below World Average
  27. 27. Momets.org - How We Rate <ul><li>21. Hungary </li></ul><ul><li>Average scores of 15-year-old students on mathematics literacy scale, by jurisdiction: 2006 </li></ul>Below World Average
  28. 28. Momets.org - How We Rate <ul><li>22. </li></ul><ul><li>Luxembourg </li></ul><ul><li>Average scores of 15-year-old students on mathematics literacy scale, by jurisdiction: 2006 </li></ul>Below World Average
  29. 29. Momets.org - How We Rate <ul><li>23. Norway </li></ul><ul><li>Average scores of 15-year-old students on mathematics literacy scale, by jurisdiction: 2006 </li></ul>Below World Average
  30. 30. Momets.org - How We Rate <ul><li>24. Spain </li></ul><ul><li>Average scores of 15-year-old students on mathematics literacy scale, by jurisdiction: 2006 </li></ul>Below World Average
  31. 31. The U.S. Ranks <ul><li>25. United States </li></ul><ul><li>Average scores of 15-year-old students on mathematics literacy scale, by jurisdiction: 2006 </li></ul>Below World Average
  32. 32. The U.S. Ranks <ul><li>35. United States </li></ul><ul><li>Add Non OECD Jurisdictions </li></ul><ul><li>Average scores of 15-year-old students on mathematics literacy scale, by jurisdiction: 2006 </li></ul>Below World Average
  33. 33. Parents for Better Education in Math and Science A Town Hall Meeting
  34. 34. Parents for Better Education in Math and Science <ul><li>Goals </li></ul><ul><li>Raise parental awareness of issue. </li></ul><ul><li>Run ad campaigns that help make the METS exciting and relevant to students. </li></ul><ul><li>Encouraging our kids to excel in the METS. </li></ul><ul><li>Be a METS Resource for parents and teachers. </li></ul>
  35. 35. <ul><li>What To Do Today </li></ul><ul><li>S end this to another parent </li></ul><ul><li>S ign up at MOMETS. Org </li></ul><ul><li>C all you School Administrators and tell them you support Momets.org </li></ul><ul><li>S upport Us with a Tax deductable donation of time, money or material. </li></ul><ul><li>C all your Local Representative and tell them you support Momets.org and that you’ll do whatever you can to improve the math and science Curriculum in our schools. </li></ul>
  36. 36. Parents for Better Education in Math and Science <ul><li>No Blame, Just Results </li></ul>Web Site: Momets.org For more information: Jeff Knold Po Box 753 Liberty, MO 64069 816-225-6111 Founding Members Matt Brunk, Jeff Knold, Jeff Watt, Vallery Summer, Nancy Sayed

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