Dems Pull America Competes from House Floor; National Lab Day a Success!; Last call for ESEA blueprint letter and clarifying change

TweetGreetings STEM Education Coalition members!   Several items today, a busy week for STEM:   1.  Dems Pull Competes Bill: In a surprising turn of events, House consideration of America Competes (HR 5116), the R&D  and STEM education bill that generated from the Science and Technology Committee, abruptly ended late Thursday when Democrats pulled the bill following passage […]

Next meeting date; NSF Authorization Bill reported out of Subcmte; House Resolution on STEM Ed and NLD; Impact Report on NSF MSPs

TweetGreetings STEM Education Coalition Members! The next meeting for the STEM Ed Coalition will be Tuesday,  April 27 from 12:30-1:30  at the American Chemical Society, since it is over the lunch hour please bring your brown bag lunch with you if you so desire. For your consideration today, here are a number of Hill activities, […]

Deadline for PCAST Letter Sign on Tomorrow; Congressional Leaders to Begin NCLB Reauthorization; Duncan To Testify Weds; Update on America Competes; Engineering Bills Introduced; New Innovation Web Portal

TweetGreetings STEM Education Coalition Members! A great deal of information today, to begin: Letter to PCAST to Close TOMORROW, March 2: Attached is the letter with the current signatories; If your organization would like to sign on to this letter let us know by close of business, March 2. Note: the letter and current signatories […]

Sign on Letter to PCAST; National Lab Day

TweetGreetings STEM Education Coalition Members! Two items of interest today, first: National Lab Day: Take a look at the fantastic YouTube video below created specifically for the STEM community. The video does a great job of explaining NLD and includes clips from President Obama and OSTP Director John Holdren. We now have 1200 scientists/engineers/mathematicians registered […]

Budget Briefings at Dept. of Ed and NSF; Hill event on STEM next week; K-12 STEM survey to S&T Committee; ESEA Reauthorization??

TweetGreetings STEM Education Coalition Members!   Happy Friday. A few items for your consideration this morning.   First next week both the U.S. Department of Education and the National Science Foundation will be releasing their budgets for FY 2011 at their respective locations, invitations to both are attached.   Second, attached please find an invitation […]

K-12 STEM Education Survey; January 28 meeting; Hill event on Mathematics Learning in Early Childhood

TweetGreetings STEM Education Coalition members! Good Monday morning.  A great deal of information today, first: Please see the attached message from Bess Caughran, professional staff with the House Science and Technology Committee Subcommittee on Research and Science Education. The S&T Committee is beginning work to reauthorize America Competes later this spring and is seeking input […]