Coalition Supports Perkins CTE Act Reauthorization

The 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 Publishes 2014 Annual Report

March 12, 2014  The Coalition today published it’s Annual Report for 2014, highlighting its activities, accomplishments, and major media coverage of its work over the past year.   Several highlights of the Coalitions work include: The Coalition’s advocacy in support of the Department of Education’s Math and Science Partnerships program led to a $5 million increase […]

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

February 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

The 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 […]