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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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Senate CTE Bill Needs More STEM Focus

James Brown, Executive Director of the STEM Education Coalition, released the following statement on the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee moving legislation to reauthorize the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act: “We are pleased the Senate HELP Committee has advanced a bipartisan bill to reauthorize the Perkins Career and Technical […]

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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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