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H.R.2592: STEM Innovation Networks Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about education
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Sponsor Michael M. Honda, D-Calif.
Total Cosponsors 10 (All Democrats)
Introduced June 28, 2013
Latest Major Action Sept. 13, 2013
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the House   
  • Bill passed in the House   
  • Bill passed in the Senate   
  • Bill signed into law

Bill Summary

STEM Innovation Networks Act of 2013 - Directs the Secretary of Education to award matching grants to state-based science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) networks or similar organizations of STEM stakeholders to expand STEM education and STEM educator development.

Includes among grant uses:

  • testing, sharing, and scaling up STEM education research, promising practices, and exemplary programs;
  • identifying state STEM education weaknesses and prioritizing strategies to address them;
  • implementing rigorous career and college ready standards in STEM education;
  • developing and implementing innovative STEM assessments that measure student progress toward those career and college ready standards;
  • promoting and developing pre- and in-service STEM teacher training;
  • developing STEM career pathways and workforce education and training programs that reflect 21st century workforce needs;
  • facilitating the implementation of expanded...

    (Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 13, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education.
June 28, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.