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House Passes America COMPETES Legislation

on September 6, 2010 in Science Education In The News Comments Off on House Passes America COMPETES Legislation

The U.S. House of Representatives passed the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010 (HR 5116) in May. This act bolsters America’s competitiveness by strengthening Science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) teacher training by Dr. Diana Wehrell-Grabowski science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields at all levels. The bill includes several key STEM education initiatives.  A key component of the bill is to address challenges in research and development on STEM teaching and learning at the preK-12 level, in formal and informal settings. For more detailed information about the components of America COMPETES (HR 5116) see the following article. Check out the science, technology, engineering, and math teacher training workshops Dr. Diana Wehrell-Grabowski conducts nationwide on this site under the teacher training page.

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