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Policy Forum Hosts Briefing on STEM in State ESSA Plans

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 14:58
TweetThis morning, the STEM Education Coalition Policy Forum hosted a briefing on Capitol Hill with Battelle/STEMx. The briefing, entitled STEM in the States: Impacts of the Every Student Succeeds Act featured expert panelists Anand Vaishnav of Education First, Stephanie Rodriguez of the Afterschool Alliance, and Michael Feder of Battelle/STEMx. The speakers presented their findings on the state level […]

Coalition Lauds Forever GI Bill Signing

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 09:03
TweetYesterday, President Donald Trump signed The Harry W. Colmery Educational Assistance Act of 2017 or ‘Forever GI Bill’ into law. James Brown, the Executive Director of Coalition released the following statement: “The STEM Education Coalition applauds the Forever GI Bill becoming law. We thank the legislators and veterans groups who spent countless hours working on […]

STEM in ESSA Plans: Early Analyses

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 16:12
TweetTwo education organizations have released early analyses of state education plans under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). The reports focus on how states are utilizing new authorities under ESSA to prioritize STEM education in their plans. The brief titled Leveraging ESSA to Promote Science and STEM Education in States from Achieve “provides a landscape analysis of […]

Scientia Highlights Coalition’s Advocacy Work

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 10:43
TweetRecently, the STEM Education Coalition was featured by Scientia. The interview gives an overview of the Coalition’s work to promote STEM education throughout the United States. You can read the full interview here.

Coalition Executive Director Testifies at House Science Committee

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 16:23
TweetToday, the Executive Director of the STEM Education Coalition, James Brown, testified at the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Subcommittee on Research and Technology. The hearing was entitled, STEM and Computer Science Education: Preparing the 21st Century Workforce.  Fellow witnesses included: Mr. Pat Yongpradit, Chief Academic Officer, Code.org; Dr. A. Paul Alivisatos, Executive […]

Coalition Proudly Supports STEM GI Bill Benefits for Veterans

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 15:06
TweetJames Brown, Executive Director of the STEM Education Coalition, released the following statement on H.R. 3218, The Harry W. Colmery Veterans Assistance Act, or Forever GI Bill. “This week, the House Committee on Veterans Affairs will take up the H.R. 3218, the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Education Assistance Act of 2017. Included in this package […]

Dept. of Education Responds to Coalition’s Concerns About Science Accountability

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 10:15
TweetOn June 23, the STEM Education Coalition expressed strong concerns to the Department of Education (ED) that the first round of ED feedback sent to Delaware was widely viewed as discouraging states from including science in their state accountability systems under the Every Student Succeeds Act.  These concerns were covered in numerous press stories, including the […]

National Academies Release Report: Building America’s Skilled Technical Workforce

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 11:50
TweetThe National Academy of Engineering and National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine released a reported titled Building America’s Skilled Technical Workforce. The report was issued in [...]

Coalition Signs Letter on OSTP Nominations

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 11:27
TweetThe STEM Education Coalition co-signed a letter to President Trump urging him to nominate highly-qualified individuals to serve in the Office of Science and Technology Policy [...]