Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Closing the STEM Gap

Recently, Forbes.com posted an article by Michelle Asha Cooper, Ph.D., president of the Washington, D.C.-based Institute for Higher Education Policy.

"In November, President Obama announced the Educate to Innovate campaign, an initiative designed to improve the participation and performance of America's students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). It recognizes that American students are underperforming in math and science at a time when our nation needs those skills the most, and seeks to increase students' proficiency in related subject areas, expand education and career opportunities for underrepresented groups, and retain America's leadership and innovation."

To read the full article, click here.

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