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Letter to President Obama in Support of STEM Education

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Letter to President Obama in Support of STEM Education

June 12, 2012

​A coalition of higher education association presidents affirms the importance of undergraduate science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education, particularly in the first two years of college.

The letter outlines a series of priorities and an action plan to promote broader alignment and deeper engagement among business, higher education, and government to increase overall STEM literacy and to improve undergraduate success in STEM fields; demonstrate the value of STEM academic study to many rewarding career pathways; and convey to students the skills and competencies required for the 21st century STEM workforce.

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