US Department of Education http://michiganradio.org en Michigan eighth graders competitive in science and math in international assessment http://michiganradio.org/post/michigan-eighth-graders-competitive-science-and-math-international-assessment <p></p><p>A new<a href="http://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/pubs/studies/2013460.aspx"> report</a> said Michigan eighth graders perform in the middle of the pack in math, and better in science, compared with students in other countries.&nbsp;</p><p>Bob Geier is associate director of the CREATE for STEM Institute at Michigan State University.&nbsp; He says students in Michigan and most other states lag behind the top-performing countries.</p><p> Fri, 25 Oct 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 14987 at http://michiganradio.org Michigan eighth graders competitive in science and math in international assessment