"Curriculum overhaul triggered by the Sputnik crisis" Crossword Clue

Author: Olivia Langford
Last Updated: 26 Oct 2023

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The Sputnik crisis of the 1950s was a pivotal moment in American education. It triggered a dramatic overhaul of the educational curriculum, which focused on the teaching of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) subjects. This shift in focus was seen as essential for the United States to remain competitive in the space race and to ensure that the nation's students were adequately prepared for the future. The legacy of this curriculum overhaul can still be seen today, as STEM subjects remain an important part of the American educational system.

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