U.S. Department of Education Delivers on Trump Administrations STEM Strategy with Historic Investment

U.S. Department of Education Administrations Trump Delivery Strategy with historic investment November 17, 2020 Contact: Press Office, (202) 401-1576, Press@ed.gov
  • Washington:.. the Department of Education US announced today that during the last fiscal year , it has invested $ 578 million to support high quality education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) for students through their discretion and research grants. During a briefing Education stalk, the Department reported progress strongly in the implementation of the education strategy stems five years of the administration, including the construction of more than $ 819 million in investments rod during fiscal years 2018 and 2019.

    "this administration Strategic Focus on STEM education will help expose students from the US to new and exciting environments learning that will prepare them for high-paying careers," he said secretary of Education EE. UU. Betsy Devos. "I am grateful to the President Trump for making education a priority stem and to put students from the US and its workforce, first."

    Investments Education STEM offer the commitment of President Trump to help expand career opportunities stem high demand and achieve the overall vision and goals of the Strategic Plan of Education Federal Education STEM five years, entitled charge of a course for success: US Strategy for STEM Education.

    investment of Education STEM 2020 FY 2020, the Department awarded $ 141 million in new grants and $ 437 million to continue existing projects that are making substantial progress toward its goals. For example, funds from the department will be used to prepare Teacher Corps STEM for careers in the classroom, expand opportunities for low-income students succeed in postsecondary education and expand opportunities for research and training on improving knowledge and skills of the stem of students, including students with or at risk of disability.

    Approximately $ 156 million supported projects with a focus on information technology. Several of the investments support the initiative STEM Opportunity Zones Administration, which promotes economic development and job creation in economically distressing communities.

    The investments made in fiscal year 2020 include:

  • $ 3.6 million for the Equity Program Education Alaska Native
  • $ 300,000 for training in braille (demonstrations rehabilitation services and training)
  • $ 5.1 million for the migrant program of college attendance (Campamento)
  • $ 5 million for the program of comprehensive centers
  • $ 124.7 million to gain early awareness and preparation for undergraduate programs (Grants association) (gear)
  • $ 23 million to support graduate in areas of national need
  • $ 25 million for innovative approaches to literacy
  • $ 5.7 million for the Jacob K. Javits gifted education Program and talented students
  • $ 900,000 for the migrant education consortium consortium incentives (CIG)
  • $ 29 million for the education program haw native Aiana
  • $ 12.6 million for the Improvement Program of Science and Engineering Minority (MSEIP)
  • $ 1.4 million for the grant program innovation and modernization of Perkins
  • $ 300,000 to strengthen the institutions of American American and native Asian service island Pacific (AANAPISI)
  • $ 2.3 million to strengthen service institutions native American (NASNTI)
  • $ 1.5 million to provide special education programs in education technology, media and materials for students with Disabilities through a cooperative agreement with the center in early learning of the stem for young children
  • $ 9.3 million to provide special education programs technology education, media and materials for people with Disabilities through Showing Up
  • $ 151.2 million for federal programs trio
  • $ 73.7 MILLI

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