Volume 90 Issue 33 | pp. 28-29
Issue Date: August 13, 2012

Obama Announces National Science Teaching Corps

Initiative set to start in 2013 will support and encourage science, technology, engineering, and mathematics teachers and education
Department: Government & Policy
Keywords: education, master teachers, congress

High school science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) teachers will soon have a new federal program to recognize and support them: STEM Master Teacher Corps. The national program rolled out last month by President Barack Obama aims to recognize outstanding STEM teachers, strengthen STEM education, and boost the U.S.’s global competitiveness.

“If America is going to compete for jobs and industries of tomorrow, we need to make sure our children are getting the best education . . .

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