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STEM Education Coalition Advocacy

STEM Ed Coalition Executive Director James Brown Testifies Before Congress

STEM Ed Coalition Executive Director James Brown Testifies Before Congress

April 3, 2014: “Coalition Supports Merkley-Franken STEM Appropriations”

January 9, 2014: “It’s Not Rocket Science” published in Inside ALEC

January 7, 2014:  Coalition releases 2013 Annual Report

November 11, 2013:  Coalition testifies before House Science Committee on America COMPETES Act reauthorization

October 7, 2013:   Coalition joins with broad array of national and state organizations tosupport afterschool STEM education agenda

August 2, 2013:  Coalition joins with diverse array of business, education, and professional organizations to urge House to include STEM funding provisions in immigration package

July 18, 2013: Education Week: STEM Coalition Opposes House GOP Bill to Rewrite No Child Left Behind

July 18, 2013: STEM Education Coalition Statement on Student Success Act

June 28, 2013: STEM Ed Coalition Statement on Senate Passage of Immigration Bill

June 24, 2013: Statement by STEM Education Coalition on  Student Success Act

June 17, 2013:Letter to the Honorable George Miller, House Committee on Education and Labor, on STEM Ed priority in ESEA Reauthorization

June 11, 2013:STEM Ed Coalition Statement on Strengthening America’s Schools Act ESEA Legislation

June 7, 2013:Minnesota Education Group Applaud Sen. Franken’s Efforts to Champion STEM Education

May 22, 2013: Coalition Urges Congress to Prioritize STEM Education Spending

May 20, 2013: Coalition Responds to Obama Administration’s FY2014 Budget Proposals for STEM Education

May 15, 2013: Coalition Urges Senate Judiciary Members to Support STEM Education Amendment

May 14, 2013: Education Week: Lawmakers Vote to Boost STEM Education in Immigration Bill

May 14, 2013: Coalition Urges Senate Judiciary Members to Pass Bipartisan STEM Education Funding Amendmen

May 13, 2013: Coalition Joins with Education, Professional, and Business Groups to Support STEM Education Provision in Senate Immigration Bill

May 6, 2013: Thirteen Senators Sign-Letter Supporting Funding for Department of Education STEM Education Initiatives

May 3, 2013: Coalition Joins in Support of “Principles” for America COMPETES Act Reauthorization that Stress STEM Education, Innovation

April 25,2013: Coalition Urges Senate Offices to Sign Merkley-Franken Dear Colleague Letter

April 11, 2013: Obama Administration Fact Sheet on STEM Education in the FY2014 Budget

April 8,2013: Coalition Voices Views on STEM Issues to House Education and Workforce Committee

April 1, 2013: Coalition Supports American Ingenuity Fund K-12 STEM Initiative in Letter to Senators Hatch, Rubio, Klobuchar, and Koons

March 20, 2013: Coalition Supports Sen. Merkley’s STEM College and Career Ready Budget Amendment

March 20, 2013: Fact Sheet on Sen. Merkley’s STEM College and Career Ready Budget Amendment

March 20, 2013: Text of Sen. Merkley’s STEM College and Career Ready Budget Amendment

January 1, 2013: 2012 Annual Report for the STEM Education Coalition

December 3, 2012: Coalition Joins Group of NGOs Urging Congress to Take Action on National Talent Crisis

October 4, 2012: Fact Sheet on STEM Education, Good Jobs, and American Competitiveness

May 2012: Letter to House and Senate Appropriators on STEM Education Priorities in FY2013 Budget

April 2, 2012: STEM Education Coalition Issues 2012 Core Policy Principles

March 22, 2012: STEM Education Coalition Testifies Before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, and Science

February 27, 2012: Text of the Hanna/Biggert/Heck/Bucshon Science Testing Amendment

February 27, 2012: Fact Sheet on the Hanna/Biggert/Heck/Bucshon Science Testing Amendment

February 27, 2012: Hanna/Biggert/Heck/Bucshon Dear Colleague Letter in Support of Science Testing Amendment

February 10, 2012: Letter to House Education and Workforce Chairman Kline on ESEA Recommendations

January 5, 2012: Review of STEM Education Coalition’s 2011 Activities and Accomplishments

December 7, 2011: Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) thank you letter to STEM Ed Coalition for our work on ESEA

December 6, 2011: Rep. Mike Honda (D-CA) Dear Colleague letter to House Appropriators in support of Math and Science Partnerships Program

Deceber 2, 2011: Letter to House and Senate leadership on STEM appropriations priorities for finish of FY2012 budget

November 7, 2011: Letter to Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) thanking him for successful ESEA markup

October 18, 2011: Letter to Senator Jeff Merkley on the Preparing Students for Success in the Global Economy Act of 2011

June 28, 2011: Letter to Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Chair Harkin and Ranking Member Enzi on STEM Ed Policy Recommendations for ESEA Reauthorization

March 11, 2011: Coalition testimony to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies on STEM education programs at the National Science Foundation

July 13, 2010: Letter to the Honorable John D. Rockefeller and the Honorable Kay Hutchison, Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, on COMPETES Reauthorization

May 20, 2010: Letter to the Honorable Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education, on the Administration’s blueprint for the Elementary and Secondary Education Act

March 26, 2010: Letter to the Honorable George Miller and the Honorable John Kline, House Committee on Education and Labor, on STEM Education Coalition recommendations for reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act

March 3, 2010: Letter to the Honorable John Holdren, the Honorable Eric Lander, and the Honorable Harold Vamus, President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology, on key principles to consider for the PCAST report to President Obama

Noember 20. 2009: Letter to President Obama from members of the STEM education communities in support of National Lab Day

September 2, 2009: Letter to Reps. Rush Holt and David Obey, thanking them for their support of a $5 million increase in the Dept. of Ed Math and Science Partnerships

July 1, 2009: Letter to Labor, Health and Human Services and Education Appropriations Subcommittee Leaders re: FY2010 funding

July 1, 2009: Letter to Senate Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee Leaders (Senate) re: FY2010 funding

May 27, 2009: Letter to President Obama applauding his April 27 speech at the National Academy of Sciences