On Wednesday, April 19, the STEM Education provided recommendations to the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee on priorities in the Education Science Reform Act reauthorization process.
“A key aspect of elevating the STEM subjects as a national priority is developing a better
understanding about which students, teachers, schools and communities have access and
opportunity to have high-quality STEM learning opportunities, both in and outside their
classrooms. The Institute for Education Sciences (IES) at the Department of Education can play
an important role in helping both policymakers and education leaders at the state and local
level have greater insights into how best to employ their limited resources to benefit the
greatest number of students in STEM subjects and experiences,” the letter states.
Read the full letter below: