“The President is making an investment in a cradle-to-career strategy to accelerate student achievement,” says Secretary of Education Arne Duncan.

Modern-ClassroomThere are over 100 federal science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education programs administered by a dozen different agencies. However, primary support for STEM education comes through the Department of Education and National Science Foundation (NSF).

Total Department of Education Discretionary (non-Pell Grant):
Up 4.3 percent or $2,000 million from $46,800 million to $48,800 million

Effective Teaching and Learning for a Complete Education: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics program (formerly Mathematics and Science Partnerships program):
Up 14 percent or $25.5 million from $180.5 million to $206.0 million

Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR):
Up 4.4 percent or $38.44 million from $872.76 million to $911.2 million

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Source: David A. Kronig | FYI: The AIP Bulletin of Science Policy News