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Executive Office of the President, 2016
As called for in the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010, the National Science and Technology Council's (NSTC) Committee on STEM Education (CoSTEM) released, in May of 2013, the Federal Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education 5- Year Strategic Plan (Strategic Plan). As required by the Act, this report includes…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Strategic Planning, Federal Legislation, Educational Research
Executive Office of the President, 2016
Schools should be safe, nurturing, and welcoming environments for all students. Frequently, exclusionary school discipline practices, which remove students from the classroom--even for minor infractions of school rules--through suspension or expulsion, prevent students from participating fully in their education. Suspensions, expulsions, and other…
Descriptors: School Safety, Discipline Policy, Suspension, Expulsion
Executive Office of the President, 2014
In June 2014, President Obama embarked on his first presidential visit to Indian Country, where he and Mrs. Obama witnessed the tale of two Americas. Standing Rock Reservation, like many others, faces myriad social, economic, and educational problems. Together, those problems are coalescing into a crisis for our most vulnerable population--Native…
Descriptors: American Indians, At Risk Persons, Public Policy, Access to Education
Executive Office of the President, 2013
Given that many jobs of the future will be STEM jobs, that our K-12 system is "middle of the pack" in international comparisons, and that progress on STEM education at multiple levels is critical to building a just and inclusive society, there is an urgent need to continue to improve STEM education in the United States. Much knowledge…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Strategic Planning, Educational Improvement, Goal Orientation
Office of Management and Budget, Executive Office of the President, 2017
"Budget of the United States Government, Fiscal Year 2018" contains the Budget Message of the President, information on the President's priorities, and summary tables. President Trump's 2018 Budget's defining ambition is to unleash the dreams of the American people. This requires laying a new foundation for American Greatness. Through…
Descriptors: Budgets, Federal Government, Economic Progress, Fiscal Capacity
Zient, Jeffrey D. – Executive Office of the President, 2012
Since taking office, the President has emphasized the need to use evidence and rigorous evaluation in budget, management, and policy decisions to make government work effectively. This need has only grown in the current fiscal environment. Agencies should demonstrate the use of evidence throughout their Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 budget submissions.…
Descriptors: Evidence, Evaluation Utilization, Budgeting, Budgets
Olson, Steve; Riordan, Donna Gerardi – Executive Office of the President, 2012
Economic projections point to a need for approximately 1 million more STEM professionals than the U.S. will produce at the current rate over the next decade if the country is to retain its historical preeminence in science and technology. To meet this goal, the United States will need to increase the number of students who receive undergraduate…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Undergraduate Study, College Graduates, Educational Attainment
Executive Office of the President, 2012
The America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2013 directs the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) to create an interagency committee under the National Science and Technology Council (NSTC) to develop a 5-year Federal science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education strategic plan that includes: (1) annual and long-term…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Investment, Research Committees, Federal Programs
Office of Management and Budget, Executive Office of the President, 2016
"Budget of the United States Government, Fiscal Year 2017" contains the Budget Message of the President, information on the President's priorities, and summary tables. President Obama's 2017 Budget makes critical investments while adhering to the bipartisan budget agreement he signed into the previous fall, and it lifts sequestration in…
Descriptors: Budgets, Federal Government, Economic Progress, Fiscal Capacity
Executive Office of the President, 2011
The National Science and Technology Council (NSTC) Committee on STEM Education (CoSTEM) coordinates Federal programs and activities in support of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education pursuant to the requirements of Sec. 101 of the America COMPETES (Creating Opportunities to Meaningfully Promote Excellence in Technology…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Federal Programs, Federal Aid, Public Agencies
Executive Office of the President, 2011
On September 8, 2011, the President proposed the American Jobs Act to Congress, including investments of $25 billion to renovate and modernize at least 35,000 of America's public schools; $5 billion to upgrade infrastructure at America's community colleges; and $30 billion to keep hundreds of thousands of educators in the classroom. This report…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Federal Aid
Anderson, Alan – Executive Office of the President, 2011
The United States has long thrived as a result of its ability to manufacture goods and sell them to global markets. Manufacturing activity has supported its economic growth, leading the Nation's exports and employing millions of Americans. The manufacturing sector has also driven knowledge production and innovation in the United States, by…
Descriptors: Manufacturing, Leadership, Innovation, Public Policy
Office of Management and Budget, Executive Office of the President, 2015
"Budget of the United States Government, Fiscal Year 2016" contains the Budget Message of the President, information on the President's priorities, and summary tables. The ideas offered by President Obama in this 2016 Budget are designed to bring middle-class economics into the 21st Century. They are intended to help working families…
Descriptors: Budgets, Federal Government, Economic Progress, Fiscal Capacity
Executive Office of the President, 2010
The Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) program is a worldwide, hands-on, primary and secondary school-based science and education program. GLOBE supports students, teachers, and scientists in collaborations using inquiry-based investigations of the environment and the earth system. GLOBE currently works in close…
Descriptors: Science Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Hands on Science, Investigations
Executive Office of the President, 2010
This report is prepared by the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) acting in its role as the President's Innovation and Technology Advisory Council (PITAC). This report fulfills PCAST's responsibilities under Executive Order 13539 and the High-Performance Computing Act of 1991 (Public Law 102-194) as amended by the…
Descriptors: Research and Development, Federal Programs, Federal Aid, Information Technology
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