National Policy: Congressional Testimony

A wide shot of the Museum's Hall of African Mammals, showing its diorama cases in the background and the African Elephant exhibit in the center.


Reform in K–12 STEM Education. Hearing before the Committee on Science and Technology House of Representatives, One Hundred and Eleventh Congress, Second Session, March 4, 2010, Serial 111-82 [Click to House Hearing document]

Speaking before the House Committee on Science and Technology in March, 2010, Museum President Ellen V. Futter testified about the importance of federal support for museums and other science-related cultural institutions as key players in reforming K-12 STEM education. Her testimony referenced several Museum programs as national models for public-private partnerships that boost science literacy.


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