Friday, April 26, 2013

New Multi-Year STEM Mentoring Campaign – US2020 – Announced Today at White House Science Fair

Citizen Schools (Washington D.C.) April 22, 2013

"Today, leaders from ten prominent education non-profits and U.S. technology companies, including Fortune 500 firms Cisco, Cognizant, and SanDisk, announced the formation of US2020 at the 3rd Annual White House Science Fair. US2020 is an all-hands-on-deck initiative that aims to connect more science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) professionals to students from kindergarten through college. 
Speaking at the Science Fair, President Obama said, 'When students excel in math and science, they help America compete for the jobs and industries of the future,' said President Obama. 'That’s why I’m proud to celebrate outstanding students at the White House Science Fair, and to announce new steps my Administration and its partners are taking to help more young people succeed in these critical subjects.'" Read More

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