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Applications open for federal STEM education grant programs

by Ryan Johnston • 2 years ago

The grants follow President Donald Trump's directive in September for the U.S. Department of Education to prioritize STEM education.

Watchdog finds lack of assessment of federal STEM programs

by Ryan Johnston • 2 years ago

The Committee on STEM Education isn't doing enough to review the return on the government's investments, the GAO says.

Trump stands by STEM education spending in fiscal 2019 budget

by Ryan Johnston • 2 years ago

STEM education is an "imperative" for the workforce of the future, budget reads.

Trump proposes 13 percent cut in Department of Education funding

by Wyatt Kash • 3 years ago

The 2018 budget blueprint calls for the elimination or reduction of more than 20 programs but would add .4 billion in school choice support.

NYC libraries to offer free hotspots for low-income students, families

by Corinne Lestch • 4 years ago

Three branches of New York City's library system will offer free, year-long hotspot rentals to students and their families who do not have access to the internet at home.

Calling all kids: The White House wants your science, tech ideas

by Whitney Wyckoff • 4 years ago

President Barack Obama was inspired to create a kids' science advisory council after meeting with a participant of last month's White House Science Fair.

Kids should be exposed to STEM at earlier age – officials

by Yizhu Wang and Corinne Lestch • 4 years ago

The White House hosted a symposium on early STEM education on Thursday, where panelists suggested that parents play a bigger role in encouraging their kids.

White House kicks off #WeekAtTheLabs to promote STEM education

by Yizhu Wang • 4 years ago

During National Week at the Labs, students can visit more than 50 national labs in over 20 states to get a closer look at careers in STEM.

Federal leaders push for open license educational resources

by Corinne Lestch • 5 years ago

Obama administration officials pushed for more online educational content to be licensed for free and made available to the public at an event Wednesday at the New America Foundation.