Volume 90 Issue 12 | pp. 32-33
Issue Date: March 19, 2012

Guiding Science Education

White House committee releases preliminary priorities for federal science education investment
Department: Government & Policy | Collection: Women in Chemistry
Keywords: STEM, federal review, strategic plan

For the first time, the federal government is creating a strategic plan for its investment in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education, $2.9 billion in support in fiscal 2012. The effort will help focus funding on critical areas set out by the Administration and boost research into effective science teaching.

The final plan from the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy’s (OSTP) National Science & Technology Council will be released later this . . .

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