STEM Education Coalition 2017 Annual Report

TweetThe STEM Education Coalition is excited to present our 2017 Annual Report! 2017 was an eventful, impactful year for the Coalition. This report highlights the activities, accomplishments, and major media coverage of our work over the past year. Coalition staff met with more than 100 legislators and their staffs, hosted briefings attended by more than […]

ESSA is a Big Piece of STEM Equity Puzzle

TweetThe STEM Education Coalition, along with colleagues from Education First, published ESSA is a Big Piece of the STEM Equity Puzzle in Education Week.  The article explores how states and districts can use the additional flexibility in the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) to address the well-documented underrepresentation of women and people of color in STEM fields. […]

STEM Education Coalition Statement on Senate’s American Innovation and Competitiveness Act

TweetThe STEM Education Coalition issued the following statement on the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee’s American Innovation and Competitiveness Act: “We commend the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee for producing a bipartisan bill that recognizes policies to improve science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education are a critical aspect of an overall U.S. […]

STEM Education Coalition Expresses Disappointment with Senate Education Subcommittee Funding Level

TweetJune 7, 2016 The STEM Education Coalition issued the following statement on today’s Senate Labor, HHS, and Education Appropriations Subcommittee bill to fund the Department of Education and the nation’s new education law, the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA): “We are very disappointed in the Subcommittee funding level of $300 million for the Student Support […]

The Case for Investing in Out-of-School Learning as a Core Strategy in Improving STEM Education

TweetApril 27, 2016 The STEM Education Coalition today publicly released “The Case for Investing in Out-of-School Learning as a Core Strategy in Improving Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education.”  This 10-page paper written for policymakers and education leaders makes a strong case for why informal and afterschool learning must be an integral part of […]

STEM Ed Coalition Supports Math Educator Nomination for Negotiated Rulemaking Nomination

TweetThe STEM Ed Coalition proudly supports nominating Dr. Diane Briars, President of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) to participate in negotiated rulemaking for the Every Student Succeeds Act. In addition to being President of NCTM and carrying out other leadership roles within the mathematics community, Dr. Briars has been engaged with the STEM community […]

STEM Ed Coalition Supports Modernizing Aviation Technician Education

TweetOn February 22nd, the STEM Education Coalition released a letter in support of the independent comments made by the Aviation Technician Education Council in response to the notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) for Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) part 147, the regulation governing the operation of FAA-certified aviation maintenance technician schools (AMTS). In the letter, […]

NSBE Joins Leadership Council

Tweet February 11:  We are pleased to announce that the National Society of Black Engineers, or NSBE, has joined the STEM Education Coalition’s Leadership Council.   Based in Virgina, NSBE is an organization dedicated to increasing the number of culturally responsible Black Engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community. Since its founding in 1975, […]

Recommendations on STEM Education Prepared for the 2016 Presidential Candidates

TweetThe STEM Education Coalition has produced a comprehensive set of policy recommendations for the 2016 Presidential candidates.  The Coalition’s recommendations cover broad principles for formulating a STEM policy agenda along with a range of specific actions and policy decisions, as well as a a variety of supporting facts to make the case for STEM education […]