The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) founded Project 2061 in 1985 to help all Americans become literate in science, mathematics, and technology. Its work has earned the project a reputation as the "single most visible attempt at science education reform in American history" (Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development, 1996). Or, as journalist Julia Steiny recently described it in the Providence Journal, "Project 2061 is the ultimate science project."

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