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Senate CTE Bill Needs More STEM Focus

TweetJames Brown, Executive Director of the STEM Education Coalition, released the following statement on the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee moving legislation to reauthorize the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act: “We are pleased the Senate HELP Committee has advanced a bipartisan bill to reauthorize the Perkins Career and Technical […]

Coalition, ATEC, and Spartan College Meet with Federal Leaders on Aviation Workforce Issues

TweetOn June 13, representatives from the STEM Education Coalition, Aviation Technician Education Council (ATEC), and Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology  met with policy staff from the Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration, and the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP). ATEC is a longstanding member of the Coalition’s leadership council and represents aviation […]

STEM Education Coalition to Join Landmark White House Gathering of Nationwide STEM Leaders

TweetJames Brown, Executive Director of the STEM Education Coalition, was recently invited to attend the first-of-its-kind State-Federal Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Education Summit hosted by The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) on June 25-26, 2018, in Washington, D.C. According to the OSTP, the State-Federal STEM Education Summit will convene […]

Coalition Supports House Bill to Realign NSF Education Grants

TweetThe STEM Education Coalition has voiced support for H.R. 5509, the Innovations in Mentoring, Training, and Apprenticeships Act. James Brown, Executive Director of the Coalition released the following statement : “We commend the House Science, Space and Technology Committee for advancing bipartisan legislation that would enable the National Science Foundation to better align its educational […]

Coalition Supports Education Priorities in Omnibus

TweetJames Brown, Executive Director of the STEM Education Coalition released the following statement upon the release of the FY2018 Omnibus Appropriations Bill: “We are pleased to see education, especially science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)  education, prioritized in this year’s Omnibus federal spending bill. Congress has taken the correct steps to protect funding for vital […]

Building Blocks of STEM Act Passes House

Tweet The House of Representatives voted  to unanimously pass H.R. 3397 Building Blocks of STEM Act.  The bill, sponsored by Representative Jacky Rosen (NV-3), instructs the National Science Foundation, when awarding grants under the Discovery Research PreK-12 program, to consider age distribution in order to more equitably allocate funding for research studies with a focus […]

Coalition Director Speaks on Learning Pathways at Arkansas STEM Summit

Tweet Coalition Executive Director of the STEM Education Coalition James Brown delivered a speech at the Second Arkansas STEM Summit about STEM learning pathways in line with the summit’s theme of “Spotlighting STEM.” The event was co-sponsored by the Arkansas STEM Coalition, AdvancED Arkansas, and the Arkansas Out-of-School Network. The conference focused on the world […]

On “Science Day in Congress”, House Passes Three Bi-Partisan STEM Bills Affecting Veterans, Women, and Early Learners

TweetYesterday, on what House Science, Space, and Technology (SST) Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-TX) declared “Science Day in Congress”, the House passed three bi-partisan pieces of STEM legislation. The package of STEM bills had been approved by the committee in the last month. H.R. 4375, the STEM Research and Education Effectiveness and Transparency Act passed […]