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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, 2016
Advances in Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology have opened up new markets and new opportunities for progress in critical areas such as health, education, energy, and the environment. In recent years, machines have surpassed humans in the performance of certain specific tasks, such as some aspects of image recognition. Experts forecast that…
Descriptors: Artificial Intelligence, Federal Government, Federal Regulation, Research and Development
Executive Office of the President, 2015
Affordable, reliable access to high speed broadband is critical to U.S. economic growth and competitiveness. Upgrading to higher-speed broadband lets consumers use the Internet in new ways, increases the productivity of American individuals and businesses, and drives innovation throughout the digital ecosystem. As this report describes, while the…
Descriptors: Internet, Information Technology, Telecommunications, Information Networks
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
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