[caption id="attachment_62087" align="alignleft" width="215" caption="Student engagement in STEM education is necessary for the nation's success."][/caption]

Science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education is of the utmost importance to all students and is critical to U.S. competitiveness, said President Obama at an April 20 town hall event held on Facebook's Palo Alto, Calif. campus.

"My name is Barack Obama, and I'm the guy who got Mark to wear a jacket and tie," Obama said as he introduced himself. He referred to Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s CEO, who is known for his casual...

Subscribe to Read More

Are You an Educator?

Get Free online access to all our
news and resources and get
eSchool News Today email newsletter