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H.R.4734 - NDEA-21

To establish a comprehensive education program to bolster the economic competitiveness and national security of the United States by promoting science, technology, engineering, and math education, careers, and capacity, as well as foreign language acquisition. view all titles (4)

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  • Short: NDEA-21 as introduced.
  • Short: 21st Century National Defense Education Act as introduced.
  • Short: NDEA?21 as introduced.
  • Official: To establish a comprehensive education program to bolster the economic competitiveness and national security of the United States by promoting science, technology, engineering, and math education, careers, and capacity, as well as foreign language acquisition. as introduced.

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Official Summary

21st Century National Defense Education Act or NDEA-21 - Directs the Secretary of Education to establish a grant program to promote science, technology, engineering, and math education (STEM fields) in kindergarten, elementary, and secondary schools. Authorizes the Secretary to establish a

Official Summary

21st Century National Defense Education Act or NDEA-21 - Directs the Secretary of Education to establish a grant program to promote science, technology, engineering, and math education (STEM fields) in kindergarten, elementary, and secondary schools. Authorizes the Secretary to establish a loan forgiveness program for students who have obtained undergraduate degrees in a STEM field and are employed full-time as elementary or secondary school teachers in a STEM field or by the federal government in a position that requires training or education in a STEM field. Requires the Director of the National Science Foundation to establish
(1) a program to promote professional development to ensure effective STEM instruction;
(2) Centers of Excellence to develop STEM curricula;
(3) a program to promote research experiences for undergraduates in a STEM field;
(4) professional science Master's programs at institutions of higher education for national security and economic competitiveness; and
(5) support programs for STEM students studying in foreign countries that have languages of critical strategic importance to the United States. Establishes:
(1) a national STEM Teaching Fellowship program to encourage teaching careers in STEM fields;
(2) a STEM Revitalization Task Force to evaluate and promote STEM programs; and
(3) a National STEM Advisor. Establishes:
(1) the Office of Teaching Another Language to Kids within the Department of Education to improve foreign language education from kindergarten through 12th grade;
(2) the National Foreign Language Coordinating Council in the Executive Office of the President; and
(3) the position of National Foreign Language Advisor to find solutions to achieving national foreign language and cultural competency.

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