Geosciences currents reports on preliminary results for a nationwide survey of College Admission staff who report on their willingness to accept high school Earth Science courses.
NSF has created a tool that allows educators to explore trends in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) related education and careers. The tool is designed to answer questions such as:
Compared to other states, how well are students in my state prepared in science and math? Am I doing enough to help my child as a parent? what are my (or my child's or student's) career opportunities in science and engineering fields? How much can I (they earn)?
A useful video that explores the importance of teaching Earth Science and the geosciences...
The Publication, Why Earth Science, by the American Geological Institute is worth reading. It lays out a case for the importance of Earth Science literacy that you may find useful as you advocate for Earth Space Science courses in your school and school district.