STEM education in helping to drive innovation and scientific discovery, and to maintain the nation’s economic competitiveness. Education in the STEM subjects include: Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics where “talents are discovered and passions are lit, and the future scientists, engineers, inventors, entrepreneurs are born” said President Obama in first annual White House science fair celebrating winners of STEM-focused student competitions.
President Obama emphasizes the need to inspire more young people to engage in the STEM fields. It gives them a chance to work closely with the business community where in some industries, leaders see STEM education as vital to their bottom lines.
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