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Information About the Impact of the Administration’s FY14 Budget and Proposed Changes to STEM Education

Posted on August 1, 2013 - 4:44 PM CDT

Tags: General Public | SMD E/PO Community | Budgets

The President's proposed FY'14 budget includes major changes and restructuring of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) Education and Public Outreach (E/PO) at NASA and other federal agencies. These proposed changes will have a significant impact on STEM education at NASA and the Science Mission Directorate (SMD).

In the President's proposed budget for FY14 and going forward:

  • SMD education and outreach funds are eliminated.
  • Individual science mission budgets are reduced, reflecting the elimination of education and outreach funds.
  • SMD is directed to not fund education.

AAS Issues Statement on Proposed FY 2014 Budget:

AAS Issues Statement on Proposed Elimination of NASA Science Education & Public Outreach Programs

Response of the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA):

Response of the Chair of the NASA Advisory Council Education and Public Outreach Committee:

ASP Statement Regarding the Obama Administration’s GFY14 Budget Proposal Relating to NASA SMD EPO Funding:

Additional information can be found in the documents on this page.