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Speak Up 2007

2008 Congressional Briefing
Release of Speak Up 2007 National Findings

The Speak Up 2007 national findings were released at a Capitol Hill briefing sponsored by Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard on April 8th, 2008. Nearly 370,000 students, teachers, administrators and parents from all 50 states shared their ideas on science, math, technology and 21st century skills through Speak Up 2007. Selected findings include:

  • 54% of students are interested in STEM careers
  • One-third of teachers say they would like to teach an online class
  • 84% of administrators say educational technology enhances student achievement
  • 63% of parents say they know more about child’s schoolwork and grades because of school technology

About Speak Up And Project Tomorrow
Speak Up is a national initiative of Project Tomorrow (formerly known as NetDay), the nation’s leading nonprofit organization dedicated to ensuring that today’s students are well prepared to be the innovators, leaders and engaged global citizens of tomorrow. Project Tomorrow believes that the innovative uses of science, math and technology resources provide the essential foundation for our nation’s students to develop the key 21st century skills of critical thinking, problem solving and creativity.

Since 2003, over 1.2 million students, teachers, parents and administrators have shared their views on technology and 21st century education through the annual Speak Up surveys. The Speak Up findings are used each year to inform federal, state and national policies and programs on education and technology.

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