Coalition Statement on Senate ESEA Bill, Franken-Kirk-Murray Bipartisan STEM Amendment

TweetThe Coalition released the following statements on the Every Child Achieves Act and Franken-Kirk-Murray Amendment to the Senate’s ESEA bill: Every Child Achieves Act: While the Every Child Achieves Act retains the federal requirement for states to measure student achievement in math and science, it places no funding priority on the STEM subjects and would […]

Coalition Supports Perkins CTE Act Reauthorization

TweetThe STEM Education Coalition works aggressively to raise awareness in Congress about the critical role of STEM education in the US. Current workforce demands are changing the STEM conversation as employers are reporting a shortage of skilled workers to fill in-demand positions. Career and technical education (CTE) programs throughout the country are central to overcoming this […]

Coalition Opposes Passage of Student Success Act, Supports Successful Workforce Amendment

TweetFebruary 25, 2015 The STEM Education Coalition issued the following statement on House consideration of the Student Success Act (H.R. 5): “The STEM Education Coalition continues to oppose the Student Success Act (H.R. 5). In today’s economy every student needs to have a strong foundation in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) subjects in […]

Coalition Statement on FY16 Budget Proposal

TweetThe Coalition issued the following statement on the Obama Administration’s proposed Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Request, which would provide more than $3 billion for STEM education programs across the federal government.  The budget also proposes $200 million for the U.S. Department of Education’s Math and Science Partnership, a $50 million increase, and includes a substantial […]