Specifically, the request puts forward $5.85 billion in discretionary funding for clean energy R&D at the DOE – a 21% increase from FY 2016, including increases for the DOE’s innovation incubator Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) and the creation of new regional partnerships to drive breakthroughs at research universities, labs and companies across the U.S., says the DOE.
Nearly one-third of Americans with community college associate degrees or certificates make more money than those with bachelor’s degrees, according to a 2013 Georgetown University study.
The self-driving car has its skeptics. New data shows that many Americans aren't yet ready to welcome autonomous vehicles to the road and their lives. According to a study of 1,869 registered U.S.
What holds women and girls back from success in STEM seems to be an issue of environment.
More African Americans have access to college, but few of them end up earning tech and science degrees. According to the Georgetown study, which was released Tuesday, black students tend to cluster in fields like social work that lead to lower-paying careers.
Depending on whether you’re a Republican or a Democrat, passage of the Scientific Research in the National Interest Act (HR 3293) is either a simple reminder that federal dollars should be spent wisely, or an unwise and unwarranted intrusion into NSF’s grantsmaking process.
...much of these funding increases depend on Congress passing mandatory funding allocations, which has been a sticky proposition in years past.
According to ESSA, the school agencies that receive $30,000 or more need to spend at least a fifth of their allocation on "well-rounded education activities," at least a fifth on activities for promoting "safe and healthy students," and "a portion of remaining funds" on other activities that promote the effective use of ed tech.
The U.S. educational system and job market have a chicken-and-egg relationship: Do changes in the needs of the labor market determine the skills that schools teach? Or, do the ways students are educated force employers to adapt to the types of employees available to them? The reality is that the answer contains a little bit of both.
Everyone experiences stress at work, but some jobs involve more overall stress than others.