State Innovation Vital Signs
Telling Our Story Through Data: ASTRA’s STEM on the Hill State STEM & Innovation Report Cards 2015.
Now in its15th year of publication, ASTRA’s STEM on the Hill™ State STEM Report Cards series illustrates the importance of scientific and engineering research and STEM Education to state and local economies, job growth, innovation, competitiveness, our standard of living and U.S. national security. A variety of measurements, including data from ASTRA, the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME), MyCollegeOptions™ and key U.S. Government statistical sources provide context to these reports. These metrics help users compare their own state with others. Of note for our 2015 series is the addition of STEM Job categories, earnings and demographic data by state, as well as projections of STEM Job trends by state through 2024.