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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!

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Coalition, ATEC, and Spartan College Meet with Federal Leaders on Aviation Workforce Issues

On June 13, representatives from the STEM Education Coalition, Aviation Technician Education Council (ATEC), and Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology  met with policy staff from the Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration, and the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP). ATEC is a longstanding member of the Coalition’s leadership council and represents aviation […]

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STEM Education Coalition to Join Landmark White House Gathering of Nationwide STEM Leaders

James Brown, Executive Director of the STEM Education Coalition, was recently invited to attend the first-of-its-kind State-Federal Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Education Summit hosted by The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) on June 25-26, 2018, in Washington, D.C. According to the OSTP, the State-Federal STEM Education Summit will convene […]

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Coalition Leads 100+ Organizations in STEM Funding Request

The STEM Education Coalition rallied 100+ education, professional, and business organizations to sign on to a letter to congressional appropriators. The letter thanks appropriators for the $700 million increase in ESSA Title IV, Part A funding in the 2018 Omnibus and outlines key funding priorities for the FY2019 appropriations cycle. The letter was sent to […]

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Coalition Praises STEM focus of Better Deal Agenda

The STEM Education Coalition’s Executive Director, James Brown, issued a statement today praising the STEM focus of the Better Deal agenda, released today by House Democrats: “We are pleased that the Better Deal agenda includes a strong emphasis on STEM education and making sure that our schools and educators are equipped with the tools they need […]

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