Advocacy

STEM Ed Coalition Executive Director James Brown Testifies Before CongressCore Policy Principles

The central mission of the STEM Education Coalition is to inform federal and state policymakers on the critical role that STEM education plays in U.S. competitiveness and future economic prosperity and to advocate for policies that will improve STEM education at every level.

STEM Legislation Tracker

Recently, the STEM Education Coalition Policy Team introduced an online federal legislation tracker. This tracker lists information about legislation in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives that pertains to STEM education. Check to see if your congressman has introduced STEM legislation!

Coalition Advocacy Announcements:

 

Coalition Supports House Bill to Realign NSF Education Grants

The STEM Education Coalition has voiced support for H.R. 5509, the Innovations in Mentoring, Training, and Apprenticeships Act. James Brown, Executive Director of the Coalition released the following statement : “We commend the House Science, Space and Technology Committee for advancing bipartisan legislation that would enable the National Science Foundation to better align its educational […]

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Coalition Supports Education Priorities in Omnibus

James Brown, Executive Director of the STEM Education Coalition released the following statement upon the release of the FY2018 Omnibus Appropriations Bill: “We are pleased to see education, especially science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)  education, prioritized in this year’s Omnibus federal spending bill. Congress has taken the correct steps to protect funding for vital […]

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Building Blocks of STEM Act Passes House

The House of Representatives voted  to unanimously pass H.R. 3397 Building Blocks of STEM Act.  The bill, sponsored by Representative Jacky Rosen (NV-3), instructs the National Science Foundation, when awarding grants under the Discovery Research PreK-12 program, to consider age distribution in order to more equitably allocate funding for research studies with a focus on […]

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Coalition Director Speaks on Learning Pathways at Arkansas STEM Summit

Coalition Executive Director of the STEM Education Coalition James Brown delivered a speech at the Second Arkansas STEM Summit about STEM learning pathways in line with the summit’s theme of “Spotlighting STEM.” The event was co-sponsored by the Arkansas STEM Coalition, AdvancED Arkansas, and the Arkansas Out-of-School Network. The conference focused on the world of […]

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