Secretary-designate DeVos Answers STEM Education Questions

TweetAfter Secretary-designate DeVos’ confirmation hearing in front of the Senate Education Committee, several senators submitted additional follow-up questions to be answered before her final confirmation vote. The STEM Education Coalition compiled all the answers she provided in regards to STEM education. Q: In today’s economy every student needs to have a strong foundation in the STEM […]

STEM Education Questions for Betsy DeVos

TweetThis week, the U.S. Senate will begin the confirmation hearing for Betsy DeVos. Mrs. DeVos was nominated by President-Elect Donald Trump for Secretary of Education. The STEM Education Coalition hopes senators will raise the following questions with Mrs. DeVos: Q:  In today’s economy every student needs to have a strong foundation in the STEM subjects […]

Policy Forum Teams With Afterschool Alliance and Overdeck Foundation

TweetThe STEM Education Coalition Policy Forum is working with the Afterschool Alliance to lead a multi-state initiative focused on preparing Mott Statewide Afterschool Networks to advance state-level policy that’s favorable to high-quality STEM learning in out-of-school time (OST) settings. The Policy Forum is providing technical assistance to state-level advocates including advocacy resources, advice on ESSA […]

Coalition Sends ESSA Letter to State Policymakers

TweetToday, the STEM Education Coalition sent a letter to state policymakers across the nation. The letter outlines the Coalition’s recommendations for the state-level implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). ESSA, passed by a bipartisan majority in Congress, puts a broad array of key decisions affecting teaching and learning back into the hands of […]

Policy Forum Hosts Connected STEM Learning Briefing

TweetOn Tuesday, the STEM Education Policy Forum hosted a briefing on Capitol Hill entitled, “Connected STEM Learning: Transitioning to a New Vision of Delivering STEM Education.” In partnership with the Policy Forum, the event was co-sponsored by the National Science Teachers Association, the Afterschool Alliance, and the Association of Science-Technology Centers. Panelists for the event included Dennis […]

Memo to President-Elect Trump’s Transition Team

TweetToday the STEM Education Coalition sent its transition memo entitled, “STEM Education, Good Jobs, and American Prosperity,” to President-Elect Trump’s transition team. The document outlines a broad range of policies endorsed by the Coalition. It also includes recommendations for the first one-hundred days of President-Elect Trump’s term. The Coalition appreciates the opportunity to share its […]