Science Literacy & Education Policy

Bayer Facts of Science Education XIV

President Barack Obama’s “Educate to Innovate” initiative, launched in 2009, is aimed at improving the participation and performance of America’s students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics or STEM. In particular, the initiative addresses the country’s need to increase STEM literacy for all students and expand STEM education and career opportunities for those traditionally underrepresented [...]

Women in Science- National Press Club and Congressional Briefing

Today, as we as a nation contemplate human missions to Mars, it may be fairly asked—“If we could land a man on the moon in 1969, why can’t we develop and take advantage of the science and engineering talent of way over 50% of our population—women and minorities?” The answer is because, as a nation, [...]