STEM 2026: A Vision for Innovation in STEM Education

September 19, 2016
STEM 2026: A Vision for Innovation in STEM Education

Building on the priority to support science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM education set by the Obama Administration that is reflected in several of the Administration’s initiatives, the U.S. Department of Education (the Department) is releasing a report outlining a vision to carry on that legacy in the coming decade.

The complexities of today's world require all people to be equipped with a new set of core knowledge and skills to solve difficult problems, gather and evaluate evidence, and make sense of information they receive from varied print and, increasingly, digital media. The learning and doing of STEM helps develop these skills and prepare students for a workforce where success results not just from what one knows, but what one is able to do with that knowledge.

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