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America COMPETES Act [electronic resource] : Programs, Funding, and Selected Issues.

Author/Creator:
Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
Publication:
[S.l] : [s.n.], 2008.
Format/Description:
Government document
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1 online resource (80 p., digital, PDF file)
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Subjects:
Education.
Engineering.
Mathematics.
Summary:
Examines P.L. 110-69, the America Creating Opportunities to Meaningfully Promote Excellence in Technology, Education, and Science (America COMPETES) Act, which aims to improve U.S. scientific and technological innovation and competitiveness by developing innovation infrastructure and increase research investment, including provisions to extend and revise science and technology education programs. Discusses issues for Congress, including perspectives on definitions of competitiveness; the American Competitiveness Initiative; science and engineering research; and science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education. Reviews appropriations status, and evaluates America COMPETES Act. Includes tables and graphs.
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Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed Dec. 2010). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
CRS Report.
Other format:
Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. America COMPETES Act
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Restricted for use by site license.