What is House Bill H.R. 4366?
Cost of House Bill H.R. 4366
-According to the Equality Index in the State of Black America, there is a 30-point difference in achievement between African-American and white students in science and math.
-The bill's sponsor, Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge (OH-11) states on her website that "studies have found that African American college students enter college with STEM majors at a rate of 20%, but only 15% actually received a bachelor's degree in a STEM major. In the workforce, 72% of STEM related jobs are occupied by Whites, while Black and Hispanic workers occupy only 6%".
Strengthening Education through Research Act
To strengthen the Federal education research system to make research and evaluations more timely and relevant to State and local needs in order to increase student achievement.
- Not enactedThe President has not signed this bill
- The senate has not voted
Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
- senate Committees
- The house Passed May 8th, 2014Passed by Voice Vote
Committee on Education and LaborIntroducedApril 2nd, 2014
- house Committees