Rising Above the Gathering Storm Two Years Later: Accelerating Progress Toward a Brighter Economic Future summarizes a convocation held in April 2008 to commemorate the release of the original Gathering Storm report. The convocation featured participation by Members of Congress, Cabinet Secretaries, leaders from industry and academia, and other experts. The discussions reviewed progress made thus far in implementing the Gathering Storm recommendations to strengthen K-12 education in math and science, research, higher education, and the environment for innovation. Participants also noted that much additional work is needed to ensure that America remains a leader in science and engineering in the long term.
National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and Institute of Medicine. 2009. Rising Above the Gathering Storm Two Years Later: Accelerating Progress Toward a Brighter Economic Future: Summary of a Convocation. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/12537.
|Context for the "Two Years Later" Convocation||2-3|
|The Overall Response to Rising Above the Gathering Storm||4-5|
|K-12 Science and Mathematics Education||6-11|
|Science and Engineering Higher Education||12-13|
|Incentives for Innovation||14-17|
|APPENDIX: Convocation Agenda||20-22|
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