Over the next decade, the Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates the United States will create 9.2 million jobs in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). In order to fill these jobs, experts agree that we must adequately train our students in STEM fields.
The U.S. relies heavily upon technology and innovation for its economic strength, yet it is consistently being reported that American students lag behind their international peers when it comes to science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).
By Sean Hackbarth
As if oil and gas permit restrictions on federal lands and ill-considered regulation weren’t big enough obstacles to energy development, the lack of skilled workers is also hamstringing the energy industry and our economy.
By Cheryl Oldham