Talk Bigger Than Federal Funding for STEM Projects

Robelen, Erik W.
February 2010
Education Week;2/24/2010, Vol. 29 Issue 22, p8
The article discusses the outlook for the reauthorization of the America COMPETES Act by the U.S. Congress and for federal funding of the Act in the fiscal 2011 budget. A proposed Effective Teaching and Learning program is mentioned. Educational programs that were authorized but not funded such as Math Skills for Secondary School Students are noted.


Related Articles

  • E.D. To Make $250,000 Available To Develop 'Bold Plans' for Achieving Education Goals. Rothman, Robert // Education Week;2/6/1991, Vol. 10 Issue 20, p24 

    The article reports on the decision of the U.S. Education Department to grant $250,000 to educational groups and agencies that develop strategies for achieving the national education goals in the country. The national teachers' unions can use some of the money to develop innovative educational...

  • STATE JOURNAL. T. M. // Education Week;2/22/1989, Vol. 8 Issue 22, p9 

    The article offers news briefs related to the education sector in the U.S. The Montana state legislature has approved a bill that would exempt bands and other school-related activities from the noise-abatement statute. Martha S. Wilkinson, Kentucky's first lady, has decided to take Martha's...

  • LEGISLATIVE LOWDOWN. Franc, Mike // Human Events;10/24/2005, Vol. 61 Issue 36, p18 

    This section presents information on legislative proposed in the U.S. Congress in 2005. The Setting Priorities in Spending Act which would repeal 14 federal education programs that studies show are inefficient, duplicative, or simply unnecessary. The House has already voted to zero out $246...

  • Congressional Scene.  // Education Digest;Mar1963, Vol. 28 Issue 7, p52 

    The article presents a discussion on the proposed grants provided by the U.S. government to states for elementary and secondary school salary improvement. Roman Catholic church priests were not hopeful as U.S. President John F. Kennedy's 182-page omnibus "National Education Improvement Act of...

  • E.D. Gave Millions in Loans to Defaulters, Study Finds. Pitsch, Mark // Education Week;2/6/1991, Vol. 10 Issue 20, p25 

    The article presents information on the report "Stafford Student Loans: Millions of Dollars in Loans Awarded to Ineligible Borrowers." The report is based on the U.S. Department of education's management of the student-loan program by the G.A.O., Capitol Hill aides, lobbyists, and members of the...

  • PRIMARY & SECONDARY EDUCATION.  // Journal of Law & Education;Jan2005, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p139 

    Provides an overview of several articles, notes and other information resources concerning primary and secondary education in the U.S. "The Fiftieth Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education: From Brown to Topeka to the Future," by Peter C. Alexander, published in the 2004 issue of the "Law...

  • Conferees Increase Preschool and 'Latchkey' Funds. D. C. // Education Week;10/31/1990, Vol. 10 Issue 9, p22 

    The article reports on the plan to increase the final budget for early-childhood education and latchkey programs by the White House leaders and Senate officials in the United States. Unfortunately, this agreement will basically reduced the role of the school which was included in the budget...

  • Congress Defies Bush Budget, Approves Extension of Perkins Act. Dervarics, Charles // Diverse: Issues in Higher Education;9/7/2006, Vol. 23 Issue 15, p11 

    The article reports that the U.S. Congress approve the extension of the Carl D. Perkins Act. Funded at $1.4 billion, the Perkins Act provides federal dollars to improve both K-12 and higher education. The bulk of funds, $1.2 billion, are grants to states, which then flow to school districts and...

  • Rights of the States and Federal aid.  // America;7/12/1947, Vol. 77 Issue 15, p399 

    The article reports on the discussions regarding the State's rights on the Taft Federal aid to education bill in the U.S. It states that the bill permits the States to spend local and state funds for services to non-public school children and to spend federally allocated funds for the same...

  • capital outlook.  // Spectra;Oct1979, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p7 

    This article presents an update on education-related issues and educational legislation passed in the U.S. Congress as of October 1979. Legislation to create a Federal Department of Education separate from health and welfare has moved a step closer to enactment. On Wednesday, July 11, the House...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics