View National Science Board Releases Policy Companion Statement on STEM to Science and Engineering Indicators 2016; Cites Apprenticeship, Internships, Role of Community Colleges and Technical Colleges

Today (February 1), the National Science Board (NSB, Board) released its policy companion statement to Science and Engineering Indicators 2018, “Our nation’s future competitiveness relies on building a STEM-capable U.S. workforce.” The statement underscores the Board’s view that growing the nation’s science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) workforce is critical for our economy and global competitiveness. It offers recommendations for strengthening a diverse STEM-capable U.S. workforce inclusive of all levels of education.