In The Media

The STEM Education Coalition is regularly featured as a leader in media:

SWE’s Advocacy for Women in STEM Won’t Stop – All Together

SWE’s advocacy efforts are ongoing, and involve so many supporters and efforts-meetings, letters, phone calls, briefings, weekend bill reviews and more.

Pennsylvania Statewide Afterschool Youth Development Network (PSAYDN) announces 2019 Pennsylvania STEM Ambassadors

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Pennsylvania Statewide Afterschool Youth Development Network (PSAYDN) today announced the second cohort of the…

Trump vs. Obama: Presidential strides in STEM education

The Trump administration formally released a in December detailing the White House’s five-year vision on boosting STEM education in the U.S. The administration’s report follows in the footsteps of President Barack Obama, whose administration announced an initial STEM strategy in 2009, and outlines a vision “for a future where all Americans will have lifelong access to high-quality STEM education and the U.S.

Positive Signs for STEM Education in Federal FY19 Budget – All Together

President Trump committed federal dollars to key budget line items SWE has been advocating for since the proposal of the FY18 budget in early 2017 and the FY19 budget earlier this year.

Federal Geoscience Education Policy Review: January-June 2018

After passing a series of continuing resolutions to provide more time to craft a comprehensive appropriations omnibus bill for fiscal year (FY) 2018, Congress finally passed a $1.3 trillion spending bill on March 23, 2018, that funds the federal government through September 2018.

Tomorrow’s jobs for students begin at CSCR in Cohasset this summer

Cohasset’s Center for Student Coastal Research (CSCR) immerses students in discovery and engages them in the scientific study of the local watershed and marine environment. Our students dive into authentic research projects that serve the community. It is a well-established truism today that students need more opportunity to learn by doing.

STEM branches out

What do you want to be when you grow up? Marilyn Jones of Telluride already knows: “I want to be an animator!” Jones, 9, is about to enter the fourth grade. Dawson Gurule, of Montrose, is still deciding. Last year, he was thinking about becoming an engineer.

Analysis | Science teachers: DeVos’s Education Department is misinterpreting federal law

Science educators aren’t exactly thrilled with the Education Department under Betsy DeVos. They weren’t fans when President Trump recently pulled the United States out of the landmark Paris climate agreement (which all countries had signed except Syria and Nicaragua) – and DeVos issued a statement in support.

STEM Funding Uncertain in Trump White House

President Donald Trump’s fiscal 2018 federal budget cuts funding for federal programs that support STEM initiatives. When it comes to boosting science, technology, engineering and math, the news from Washington isn’t good. While the Trump administration has showed some signs of prioritizing STEM, federal programs that support STEM initiatives are on the chopping block under the president’s recent budget proposal for fiscal year 2018.

Kalamazoo ‘Hidden Figures’ are leading young women in computer science

KALAMAZOO, MI — The recent Hollywood movie ” Hidden Figures” highlights the history of how a team of brilliant African-American women helped NASA launch the program’s first successful space missions through their knowledge in science, math and technology in the early 1960s. Today, Hidden Figures is an inspiring story for girls who want to be successful in science.

Educators, Tech, Business Leaders Say STEM Innovation Requires Teacher Support — THE Journal

STEM In an open letter published on Medium today, various education, technology and business leaders within the 100Kin10 network and beyond outlined the critical need for excellent STEM teachers in the United States. “To produce big ideas, solve our biggest challenges, and keep America competitive on a global scale, students need excellent educations – in STEM especially,” according to the letter.

There Are More Hidden Figures Around Us | HBCU Buzz

Taylor Richardson, attending “Hidden Figures” premiere at the White House 2016 Dedicated to the past Hidden Figures that allowed girls and boys to embrace STEM – STEAM – STREAM and grasp new opportunities to fulfill dreams from the depths of the sea to the height of the clouds to the deepest of space.

First look at STEM in the Trump administration

With a new administration in the White House, come new ideas and priorities. What will education and STEM look like under the Trump administration? James Brown, Executive Director the STEM Education Coalition answers our questions in this quick interview. What direct information do we have about education priorities in a Trump administration?

U.S. Students Improve in Science–but Just Barely

Experts have long decried U.S. student performance in math and science, but new data suggests cause for cautious optimism. A nationwide report on student achievement in science, released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Education’s National Assessment of Educational Progress, showed that fourth- and eighth-graders have improved since 2009, the last time such data was collected for both grades.

AGRICULTURE AND STEM EDUCATION

AGRICULTURE AND STEM EDUCATION This is a favorite topic of mine and we have James Brown from The StemEd Coalition and Julie Tesch, Executive Director of The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture

PARTIAL CREDIT: Pee Dee schools prepare students for job market beyond classroom

CENTENARY, S.C. — Creek Bridge Middle School lies nearly 40 miles from the nearest coastal waters, so it may have been a strange sight when a small sailboat was hauled into its parking lot last term, and stranger still when it was dragged into the school’s library.

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