Late last month, the House appropriations committee adopted 302(b) subcommittee allocations (PDF), which govern spending levels for each of the twelve appropriations bills.
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Acting Director Jeffrey Zients sent a memo to department and agency heads late Friday, May 18 providing guidance on the preparation of the FY 2014 budget.
The White House honored Virginia “Jinny” Stern, former director of the AAAS Entry Point! program, as a Champion of Change for her work over four decades to increase opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) for persons with disabilities.
While the nation’s governors and state school officers have proposed uniform standards in English and mathematics for all students in American public schools, science also should be included in the standards, two AAAS officials write in an op-ed article published by the Richmond Times-Dispatch.