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IEEE-USA commends president for asking Congress to double support for critical research
Date:1/30/2008

make significant improvement in K-12 math and science education, while the latter strives to encourage science, technology, engineering and math majors and professionals to become K-12 science and math teachers.

While serving a 2001 IEEE-USA congressional fellowship as Sen. Jay Rockefellers (D-W.Va.) science adviser, Lefevre led the Senate effort to establish the Math and Science Partnership Program and was personally responsible for inclusion of the Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program.

The America Competes Act has the potential to play a critical role in our nations economic and technological future, Lefevre said. We will continue to lobby Congress to provide full funding for this important legislation.


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