Coalition Praises House Action on STEM Education Act

TweetJuly 14, 2014 Washington, DC:  The STEM Education Coalition issued the following statement on the STEM Education Act (H.R. 5031), a bipartisan bill developed by the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee. The bill would broaden the definition of STEM subjects to address related fields like computer science, expand programs at the National Science Foundation […]

Rep. Joe Garcia Introduces I-STEM Network Legislation

TweetJune 19, 2014: Last week, Rep. Joe Garcia (D-FL) introduced the Innovative STEM Networks Act, a bill that will provide competitive grant opportunities to states that form network-based partnerships between schools, universities, business, and community groups to promote science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education.  The STEM Education Coalition had the opportunity to work closely with […]

Coalition Submits Testimony for Senate Innovation Hearing

TweetApril 29, 2013 The STEM Education Coalition submitted lengthy written testimony to the Senate Appropriations Committee for its hearing today entitled “Driving Innovation through Federal Investments.” The Coalition’s testimony emphasized the important federal role in supporting improvements in STEM education pipeline: “Our nation must expand the capacity and diversity of the STEM workforce pipeline to prepare […]

Coalition Issues 2014 Update to Core Policy Principles to Improve STEM Education

TweetApril 17, 2014 The STEM Education Coalition today issued a 2014 update to its Core Policy Principles, the document the Coalition uses to guide its public policy agenda.  The Coalition revises its Core Policy Principles every two years and this year’s revision strengthens its policy recommendations in a number of areas, including state-standards, teacher preparation, […]

Coalition Statement on FIRST Act

TweetWashington, DC:  The STEM Education Coalition issued the following statement on the FIRST Act, a bill introduced by the House Science, Space, and Technology Majority.  The bill would reauthorize major portions of the America COMPETES Act.  The Coalition testified before the Committee in November of 2013 on this bill and proposals to better coordinate STEM […]