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ERIC Number: ED518040
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 4
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Confronting the STEM Challenge: A New Modeling Tool for U.S. Education Policymakers
Business-Higher Education Forum (NJ1)
The Business-Higher Education Forum (BHEF) is an organization of Fortune 500 chief executive officers (CEOs,) prominent college and university presidents, and foundation leaders working to advance innovative solutions to the nation's education challenges in order to enhance U.S. competitiveness. This paper presents questions and answers about the BHEF U.S. STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) education model. Answers to the following questions are included: (1) Why should people care about STEM?; (2) What is the BHEF U.S. STEM Education Model?; (3) What is significant about the Model?; (4) What are the next steps?; and (5) How can one access the Model and join the effort?
Business-Higher Education Forum. 2025 M Street NW Suite 800, Washington, DC 20036. Tel: 202-367-1189; Fax: 202-367-2269; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Business-Higher Education Forum
Identifiers - Location: United States