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The half-day workshop will describe the evidence on the efficacy of Digital Tutors, exploring our current knowledge about the capabilities and applicability of this technology for use in day-to-day teaching and learning. It will also discuss strategies and policies needed to more widely implement digital tutoring and to assess its impact at much larger scales. View Agenda | Register
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On June 13 the Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy (STEP) released its latest report, a detailed and in depth examination of the Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E). The report appraises the appropriateness and effectiveness of ARPA-E's processes and operations to achieve its mission and goals. It also presents a retrospective and technical assessment of ARPA-E. The study’s committee of experts relied on quantitative and qualitative analyses to develop a set of findings and recommendations to the agency and to Congress.  Download or order report.  View webcast and agenda.
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NEW REPORT RELEASE: The publication of "Building America's Skilled Technical Workforce," the final report of the Committee on the Supply Chain for Middle-Skill Jobs: Education, Training, and Certification Pathways , is highlighted in an 18 May public event at the National Academies. Committee members--including the Hon. Jeff Bingaman, Harry Holzer, Susan Sclafani, Annette Parker, Mark Tomkins, and David Chu--will moderate and speak at a morning panel. See presentations and agenda.
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On May 23, representatives from industry, academia, and government participated in a symposium to examine external reviews of the Manufacturing USA Institutes, an initiative designed to accelerate commercialization, nurture manufacturing innovation, and foster a skilled manufacturing workforce. View webcast, presentations and agenda here. 
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Building America’s Skilled Technical Workforce: The Role of Digital Tutors
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Assessment of Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy  (ARPA-e)
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New Report Release 
Building America's Skilled Technical Workforce
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Securing Advanced Manufacturing in the United States: The Role of Manufacturing USA
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26 October
Building America's Skilled
Technical Workforce:
The Role of Digital Tutors
Washington, DC

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Evaluation of the Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E)
What processes, deliverables, and metrics are used to assess the short and long-term success of ARPA-E programs?

Innovation Policy Forum
What current and potential policy initiatives advance innovation and the development of the knowledge economy in the United States and abroad?

The Supply Chain for Middle-Skill Jobs: Education, Training and Certification Pathways 
How can jobs, workers, education and training programs in the U.S. be better aligned to support the middle-skilled workforce?

New: Sen. Jeff Bingaman discusses the Building America's Skilled Technical Workforce report

 

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