A New National Education Imperative

Every day in the United States, people go to work. And everyday, more and more of that work – whether it is white-collar, blue-collar, or no-collar – requires that the Americans performing it possess an expertise in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Over the next decade, STEM-related job opportunities in the U.S. are expected to increase by nearly 17 percent, according to the non-profit coalition STEM Advantage. In a country with an unemployment rate that remains over seven percent, increasing the number of workers with STEM skills and education could provide a real boost, putting more Americans back to work in both the public and private sectors, increasing incomes and strengthening the American economy. View Full Article>>