Rising Above the Gathering Storm Two Years Later: Accelerating Progress Toward a Brighter Economic Future. Summary of a Convocation
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Rising Above the Gathering Storm Two Years Later:
Accelerating Progress Toward a Brighter Economic Future. Summary of a Convocation
(2009)
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Rising Above the Gathering Storm Two Years Later: Accelerating Progress Toward a Brighter Economic Future summarizes a convocation held in April 2008 to commemorate the release of the original Gathering Storm report. The convocation featured participation by Members of Congress, Cabinet Secretaries, leaders from industry and academia, and other experts. The discussions reviewed progress made thus far in implementing the Gathering Storm recommendations to strengthen K-12 education in math and science, research, higher education, and the environment for innovation. Participants also noted that much additional work is needed to ensure that America remains a leader in science and engineering in the long term.

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  • Industry and Labor — Economics
  • Education — Policy, Reviews and Evaluations
  • Engineering and Technology — Policy, Reviews and Evaluations
  • Industry and Labor — Workforce and Labor Issues
  • Policy for Science and Technology
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National Research Council. Rising Above the Gathering Storm Two Years Later: Accelerating Progress Toward a Brighter Economic Future. Summary of a Convocation. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2009.

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