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WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Johnson released the following statement today after co-hosting a briefing with Members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), entitled Blue Collar STEM: The Future of the U.S. Workforce. The briefing was organized to demonstrate a commitment by policymakers to support efforts to modernize our approach to workforce training and help steer young leaders into fields that will enable them to compete in a global economy.
Twenty-five is a significant number when it comes to this particular event in the technology space. That's the number of years the Science & Technology Braintrust has been held within the Annual Legislative Conference of the Congressional Black Caucus in Washington, D.C. And it is a power-packed symposium that not only draws the likes of major tech behemoths from LinkedIn to eBay but is also quietly responsible for a part of the pipeline of the next generation of tech employees that will develop the products and services that will impact every business in the country.
DALLAS, TX – Earlier this month, Texas Instruments (TI) announced that their investments to improve K-12 Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education through corporate and foundation grants will total $6.2 million in 2017. The grants are focused on programs that enhance STEM effectiveness among teachers and student improvement in STEM subjects. Texas organizations received a total of $4.5 million:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Johnson, the ranking member of the Science, Space and Technology committee, responded to the announcement the President is pulling the U.S. out of the Paris Climate Agreement:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson released the following statement in response to the release of the U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 Ranking of Best High Schools in the country, which had two Dallas-area schools, The School for the Talented and Gifted (TAG) ranked the fourth best high school nationwide and the School of Science and Engineering ranked the ninth best nationwide:
Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson will host the 14th Annual Math and Science Lecture Series on Friday, March 24th, at 9:30am CST at the Yvonne A. Ewell Townview Center. Speakers will include Dr. Walter Voit, Associate Professor of Material Sciences and Engineering at the University of Texas at Dallas; and Dr. Russell Stoneback, Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics at the University of Texas at Dallas.
Dallas, TX – On March 24, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson hosted the 14th “Eddie Bernice Johnson Math and Science Lecture Series”, in partnership with the University of Texas at Dallas’, at Yvonne A. Ewell Townview Magnet Center in Dallas, Texas. The lecture series was started by the University of Texas at Dallas in an effort to expose Dallas-area high school students to career opportunities, and accomplished professionals in the disciplines of math and science. Due to the impending vote in Washington D.C. on the nation’s health care laws, Congresswoman Johnson was not in attendance.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Johnson released the following statement after the president released his FY2018 budget proposal:
Washington, DC - (Thursday, January 26, 2017) - Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson released the following statement after receiving an “A” grade on the National Education Association’s (NEA) annual report card for the second session of the 114th Congress:
“I am deeply honored to once again receive an “A” grade from the National Education Association (NEA) and I look forward to continuing my work in Congress to improve the educational experience for every student, ensuring their future success and that of the nation.
Dallas, TX – (Sunday, January 15, 2017) – Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson released the following statement in support of the nationwide movement of rallies “Our First Stand.” These rallies are in protest of the Republican’s decision to repeal the Affordable Care Act.