Legislation on National Competativeness and other related topics.
The America Creating Opportunities to Meaningfully Promote Excellence in Technology, Education, and Science Act (COMPETES)
The bill implements most of the K–12 science education recommendations of the National Academies report, “Rising Above the Gathering Storm: Energizing and Employing America for a Brighter Economic Future.”
The bill implements recommendations related to strengthening long-term basic research contained in the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) report, Rising Above the Gathering Storm: Energizing and Employing America for a Brighter Economic Future.
Recognizing that math and science educators play a major role in keeping the U.S. competitive in a 21st century economy, members of the Science and Technology Committee’s Research and Science Education Subcommittee today investigated educators’ experiences working with federal science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs for K-16 students.
The United States Student Association (USSA) celebrates the College Cost Reduction Act of 2007 (H.R. 2669), which passed in the House on Wednesday and empowers students to fulfill their higher education goals by re-focusing financial support on students rather than big lenders.
WASHINGTON D.C. - March 12, 2008 – Today in a hearing commemorating the 50th anniversary of the House Committee on Science and Technology, Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates testified on the state of American innovation and competitiveness, as well as the future challenges we face.