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S. 1178 - Educating Tomorrow's Engineers Act

Education. 113th Congress (2013-2014) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to better integrate engineering education into kindergarten through grade 12 instruction and curriculum and to support research on engineering education. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Educating Tomorrow's Engineers Act

S. 1178 — 113th Congress (2013–2014)

Summary
A bill to better integrate engineering education into kindergarten through grade 12 instruction and curriculum and to support research on engineering education. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to better integrate engineering education into kindergarten through grade 12 instruction and curriculum and to support research on engineering education.
Other Titles
  • Educating Tomorrow's Engineers Act
  • Educating Tomorrow's Engineers Act
Sponsor
Kirsten E. Gillibrand
Co-Sponsors
    Subjects
    • Education
    • Academic performance and assessments
    • Education of the disadvantaged
    • Elementary and secondary education
    • Government information and archives
    • Higher education
    • Research administration and funding
    • Rural conditions and development
    • Science and engineering education
    • Teaching, teachers, curricula
    Related Bills
    Major Actions
    Introduced6/18/2013
    Referred to Committee
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced6/18/2013
    6/18/2013Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
    6/18/2013Introduced in Senate
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    Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

    44 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Educating Tomorrow's Engineers Act

    44 organizations supported this bill

    3M
    Triangle Coalition for STEM Education (2013, July 19). Triangle Coalition for STEM Education Supports Educating Tomorrow’s Engineers Act. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from Triangle Coalition for STEM Education.
    American Geosciences Institute
    Triangle Coalition for STEM Education (2013, July 19). Triangle Coalition for STEM Education Supports Educating Tomorrow’s Engineers Act. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from Triangle Coalition for STEM Education.
    American Institute of Physics
    Triangle Coalition for STEM Education (2013, July 19). Triangle Coalition for STEM Education Supports Educating Tomorrow’s Engineers Act. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from Triangle Coalition for STEM Education.
    American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
    Triangle Coalition for STEM Education (2013, July 19). Triangle Coalition for STEM Education Supports Educating Tomorrow’s Engineers Act. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from Triangle Coalition for STEM Education.
    American Society for Engineering Education
    Triangle Coalition for STEM Education (2013, July 19). Triangle Coalition for STEM Education Supports Educating Tomorrow’s Engineers Act. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from Triangle Coalition for STEM Education.
    Association of State Supervisors of Mathematics
    Triangle Coalition for STEM Education (2013, July 19). Triangle Coalition for STEM Education Supports Educating Tomorrow’s Engineers Act. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from Triangle Coalition for STEM Education.
    BEST Robotics
    Triangle Coalition for STEM Education (2013, July 19). Triangle Coalition for STEM Education Supports Educating Tomorrow’s Engineers Act. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from Triangle Coalition for STEM Education.
    Christa Corrigan McAuliffe Center
    Triangle Coalition for STEM Education (2013, July 19). Triangle Coalition for STEM Education Supports Educating Tomorrow’s Engineers Act. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from Triangle Coalition for STEM Education.
    Concord Consortium
    Triangle Coalition for STEM Education (2013, July 19). Triangle Coalition for STEM Education Supports Educating Tomorrow’s Engineers Act. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from Triangle Coalition for STEM Education.
    Council of State Science Supervisors
    Triangle Coalition for STEM Education (2013, July 19). Triangle Coalition for STEM Education Supports Educating Tomorrow’s Engineers Act. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from Triangle Coalition for STEM Education.
    DOME Foundation
    Triangle Coalition for STEM Education (2013, July 19). Triangle Coalition for STEM Education Supports Educating Tomorrow’s Engineers Act. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from Triangle Coalition for STEM Education.
    Dupont
    Triangle Coalition for STEM Education (2013, July 19). Triangle Coalition for STEM Education Supports Educating Tomorrow’s Engineers Act. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from Triangle Coalition for STEM Education.
    Entomological Foundation
    Triangle Coalition for STEM Education (2013, July 19). Triangle Coalition for STEM Education Supports Educating Tomorrow’s Engineers Act. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from Triangle Coalition for STEM Education.
    Fly to Learn
    Triangle Coalition for STEM Education (2013, July 19). Triangle Coalition for STEM Education Supports Educating Tomorrow’s Engineers Act. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from Triangle Coalition for STEM Education.
    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
    Triangle Coalition for STEM Education (2013, July 19). Triangle Coalition for STEM Education Supports Educating Tomorrow’s Engineers Act. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from Triangle Coalition for STEM Education.
    International Technology and Engineering Educators Association
    Triangle Coalition for STEM Education (2013, July 19). Triangle Coalition for STEM Education Supports Educating Tomorrow’s Engineers Act. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from Triangle Coalition for STEM Education.
    Learning Blade
    Triangle Coalition for STEM Education (2013, July 19). Triangle Coalition for STEM Education Supports Educating Tomorrow’s Engineers Act. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from Triangle Coalition for STEM Education.
    MathScience Innovation Center
    Triangle Coalition for STEM Education (2013, July 19). Triangle Coalition for STEM Education Supports Educating Tomorrow’s Engineers Act. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from Triangle Coalition for STEM Education.
    National Association of Biology Teachers
    Triangle Coalition for STEM Education (2013, July 19). Triangle Coalition for STEM Education Supports Educating Tomorrow’s Engineers Act. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from Triangle Coalition for STEM Education.
    National Association of Geoscience Teachers
    Triangle Coalition for STEM Education (2013, July 19). Triangle Coalition for STEM Education Supports Educating Tomorrow’s Engineers Act. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from Triangle Coalition for STEM Education.
    National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics
    Triangle Coalition for STEM Education (2013, July 19). Triangle Coalition for STEM Education Supports Educating Tomorrow’s Engineers Act. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from Triangle Coalition for STEM Education.
    National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
    Triangle Coalition for STEM Education (2013, July 19). Triangle Coalition for STEM Education Supports Educating Tomorrow’s Engineers Act. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from Triangle Coalition for STEM Education.
    National Earth Science Teachers Association
    Triangle Coalition for STEM Education (2013, July 19). Triangle Coalition for STEM Education Supports Educating Tomorrow’s Engineers Act. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from Triangle Coalition for STEM Education.
    National Education Association
    National Education Association (n.d.). NEA-Supported Bills on NCLB for the 113th Congress. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from National Education Association.
    National Energy Foundation
    Triangle Coalition for STEM Education (2013, July 19). Triangle Coalition for STEM Education Supports Educating Tomorrow’s Engineers Act. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from Triangle Coalition for STEM Education.
    National Museum of Education
    Triangle Coalition for STEM Education (2013, July 19). Triangle Coalition for STEM Education Supports Educating Tomorrow’s Engineers Act. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from Triangle Coalition for STEM Education.
    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
    Triangle Coalition for STEM Education (2013, July 19). Triangle Coalition for STEM Education Supports Educating Tomorrow’s Engineers Act. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from Triangle Coalition for STEM Education.
    National Organization for Career Credentialing
    Triangle Coalition for STEM Education (2013, July 19). Triangle Coalition for STEM Education Supports Educating Tomorrow’s Engineers Act. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from Triangle Coalition for STEM Education.
    National Science Foundation
    Triangle Coalition for STEM Education (2013, July 19). Triangle Coalition for STEM Education Supports Educating Tomorrow’s Engineers Act. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from Triangle Coalition for STEM Education.
    National Society of Professional Engineers
    National Society of Professional Engineers (2013, June 25). NSPE Endorses Engineering Education Legislation. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from National Society of Professional Engineers.
    NumbersAlive
    Triangle Coalition for STEM Education (2013, July 19). Triangle Coalition for STEM Education Supports Educating Tomorrow’s Engineers Act. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from Triangle Coalition for STEM Education.
    Project Lead the Way
    Triangle Coalition for STEM Education (2013, July 19). Triangle Coalition for STEM Education Supports Educating Tomorrow’s Engineers Act. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from Triangle Coalition for STEM Education.
    School Science and Mathematics Association
    Triangle Coalition for STEM Education (2013, July 19). Triangle Coalition for STEM Education Supports Educating Tomorrow’s Engineers Act. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from Triangle Coalition for STEM Education.
    School Specialty
    Triangle Coalition for STEM Education (2013, July 19). Triangle Coalition for STEM Education Supports Educating Tomorrow’s Engineers Act. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from Triangle Coalition for STEM Education.
    Science Olympiad
    Triangle Coalition for STEM Education (2013, July 19). Triangle Coalition for STEM Education Supports Educating Tomorrow’s Engineers Act. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from Triangle Coalition for STEM Education.
    Society of Manufacturing Engineers Education Foundation
    Triangle Coalition for STEM Education (2013, July 19). Triangle Coalition for STEM Education Supports Educating Tomorrow’s Engineers Act. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from Triangle Coalition for STEM Education.
    State Supervisors of Technology and Engineering Education
    Triangle Coalition for STEM Education (2013, July 19). Triangle Coalition for STEM Education Supports Educating Tomorrow’s Engineers Act. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from Triangle Coalition for STEM Education.
    Technical Education Research Centers
    Triangle Coalition for STEM Education (2013, July 19). Triangle Coalition for STEM Education Supports Educating Tomorrow’s Engineers Act. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from Triangle Coalition for STEM Education.
    Technology Student Association
    Triangle Coalition for STEM Education (2013, July 19). Triangle Coalition for STEM Education Supports Educating Tomorrow’s Engineers Act. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from Triangle Coalition for STEM Education.
    Texas Instruments
    Triangle Coalition for STEM Education (2013, July 19). Triangle Coalition for STEM Education Supports Educating Tomorrow’s Engineers Act. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from Triangle Coalition for STEM Education.
    TODOS: Mathematics for All
    Triangle Coalition for STEM Education (2013, July 19). Triangle Coalition for STEM Education Supports Educating Tomorrow’s Engineers Act. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from Triangle Coalition for STEM Education.
    Triangle Coalition for STEM Education
    Triangle Coalition for STEM Education (2013, July 19). Triangle Coalition for STEM Education Supports Educating Tomorrow’s Engineers Act. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from Triangle Coalition for STEM Education.
    Vernier Software & Technology
    Triangle Coalition for STEM Education (2013, July 19). Triangle Coalition for STEM Education Supports Educating Tomorrow’s Engineers Act. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from Triangle Coalition for STEM Education.
    Waksman Foundation for Microbiology
    Triangle Coalition for STEM Education (2013, July 19). Triangle Coalition for STEM Education Supports Educating Tomorrow’s Engineers Act. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from Triangle Coalition for STEM Education.

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 113th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2009 – December 31, 2014.
    Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$180,675$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$185,883$0
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$315,852$0
    John BarrassoRWY$134,223$0
    Max BaucusDMT$117,147$0
    Mark BegichDAK$261,158$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$502,798$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$282,675$0
    Roy BluntRMO$422,235$0
    John BoozmanRAR$66,183$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$647,720$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$458,176$0
    Richard BurrRNC$145,803$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$266,241$0
    Ben CardinDMD$207,695$0
    Tom CarperDDE$273,877$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$313,525$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$50,050$0
    Jeff ChiesaRNJ$0$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$109,581$0
    Tom CoburnROK$57,600$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$110,499$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$206,450$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$371,750$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$247,649$0
    John CornynRTX$444,673$0
    William M. CowanDMA$0$0
    Mike CrapoRID$111,750$0
    Ted CruzRTX$379,078$0
    Joe DonnellyDIN$192,805$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$225,904$0
    Mike EnziRWY$76,500$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$303,751$0
    Deb FischerRNE$106,938$0
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$176,500$0
    Al FrankenDMN$489,887$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$916,362$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$286,847$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$178,399$0
    Kay R. HaganDNC$388,651$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$41,643$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$348,750$0
    Martin HeinrichDNM$253,600$0
    Heidi HeitkampDND$112,419$0
    Dean HellerRNV$254,240$0
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$219,913$0
    John HoevenRND$115,120$0
    Jim InhofeROK$161,850$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$186,199$0
    Mike JohannsRNE$3,600$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$245,500$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$13,400$0
    Tim KaineDVA$488,247$0
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$66,405$0
    Mark KirkRIL$363,275$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$230,158$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$604,431$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$182,975$0
    Mike LeeRUT$150,226$0
    Carl LevinDMI$1,000$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$318,704$0
    John McCainRAZ$281,540$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$420,794$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$597,405$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$555,375$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$242,500$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$119,333$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$135,249$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$168,516$0
    Chris MurphyDCT$449,449$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$654,923$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$248,463$0
    Rand PaulRKY$209,476$0
    Rob PortmanROH$642,560$0
    Mark L. PryorDAR$297,085$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$108,100$0
    Harry ReidDNV$588,301$0
    Jim RischRID$74,874$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$304,099$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$34,250$0
    Marco RubioRFL$406,833$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$67,504$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$174,625$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$622,460$0
    Tim ScottRSC$241,900$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$34,500$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$326,005$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$201,875$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$288,460$0
    Jon TesterDMT$282,008$0
    John ThuneRSD$250,389$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$558,517$0
    Mark UdallDCO$424,299$0
    Tom UdallDNM$232,779$0
    David VitterRLA$281,850$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$451,864$0
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$807,621$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$192,298$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$87,650$0
    Ron WydenDOR$384,521$0

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$180,675$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$185,883$0
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$315,852$0
    John BarrassoRWY$134,223$0
    Max BaucusDMT$117,147$0
    Mark BegichDAK$261,158$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$502,798$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$282,675$0
    Roy BluntRMO$422,235$0
    John BoozmanRAR$66,183$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$647,720$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$458,176$0
    Richard BurrRNC$145,803$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$266,241$0
    Ben CardinDMD$207,695$0
    Tom CarperDDE$273,877$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$313,525$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$50,050$0
    Jeff ChiesaRNJ$0$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$109,581$0
    Tom CoburnROK$57,600$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$110,499$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$206,450$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$371,750$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$247,649$0
    John CornynRTX$444,673$0
    William M. CowanDMA$0$0
    Mike CrapoRID$111,750$0
    Ted CruzRTX$379,078$0
    Joe DonnellyDIN$192,805$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$225,904$0
    Mike EnziRWY$76,500$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$303,751$0
    Deb FischerRNE$106,938$0
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$176,500$0
    Al FrankenDMN$489,887$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$916,362$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$286,847$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$178,399$0
    Kay R. HaganDNC$388,651$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$41,643$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$348,750$0
    Martin HeinrichDNM$253,600$0
    Heidi HeitkampDND$112,419$0
    Dean HellerRNV$254,240$0
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$219,913$0
    John HoevenRND$115,120$0
    Jim InhofeROK$161,850$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$186,199$0
    Mike JohannsRNE$3,600$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$245,500$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$13,400$0
    Tim KaineDVA$488,247$0
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$66,405$0
    Mark KirkRIL$363,275$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$230,158$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$604,431$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$182,975$0
    Mike LeeRUT$150,226$0
    Carl LevinDMI$1,000$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$318,704$0
    John McCainRAZ$281,540$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$420,794$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$597,405$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$555,375$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$242,500$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$119,333$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$135,249$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$168,516$0
    Chris MurphyDCT$449,449$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$654,923$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$248,463$0
    Rand PaulRKY$209,476$0
    Rob PortmanROH$642,560$0
    Mark L. PryorDAR$297,085$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$108,100$0
    Harry ReidDNV$588,301$0
    Jim RischRID$74,874$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$304,099$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$34,250$0
    Marco RubioRFL$406,833$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$67,504$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$174,625$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$622,460$0
    Tim ScottRSC$241,900$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$34,500$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$326,005$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$201,875$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$288,460$0
    Jon TesterDMT$282,008$0
    John ThuneRSD$250,389$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$558,517$0
    Mark UdallDCO$424,299$0
    Tom UdallDNM$232,779$0
    David VitterRLA$281,850$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$451,864$0
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$807,621$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$192,298$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$87,650$0
    Ron WydenDOR$384,521$0

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Book, newspaper & periodical publishing$5,242,666
    Computer software$4,580,092
    Chemicals$3,553,943
    Engineering, architecture & construction mgmt svcs$3,487,647
    Industrial/commercial equipment & materials$3,372,048
    Computer components & accessories$2,268,538
    Engineers - type unknown$1,371,304
    Teachers unions$1,133,640
    Public school teachers, administrators & officials$1,076,467
    Education$744,428
    Public official (elected or appointed)$113,922
    Energy, Natural Resources and Environment$80,700

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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