S.1210 - STEM Education Coordination Act of 2009111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Kaufman, Edward E. [D-DE] (Introduced 06/08/2009)|
|Committees:||Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation|
|Latest Action:||06/08/2009 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.|
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Summary: S.1210 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (06/08/2009)
STEM Education Coordination Act of 2009 - Requires the Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) to establish a committee under the National Science and Technology Council that has the responsibility of coordinating federal programs and activities in support of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) education.
Directs such committee to: (1) coordinate the STEM education activities and programs of federal agencies; (2) develop, implement through participating agencies, and update once every five years, a five-year STEM education strategic plan; and (3) establish, periodically update, and maintain an inventory of federally sponsored STEM education programs and activities, including documentation of assessments of the effectiveness of such programs and activities and rates of participation by women, underrepresented minorities, and persons in rural areas.
Requires the Director to annually report to Congress on the STEM education strategic plan.