Snap-O Fact #68
President Obama Launched An Innovative Educational Program To Raise Student Achievement!
President Obama put together a collaborate effort between the federal government, leading private companies, non-profit organizations, and science/engineering foundations that is aimed at having students aim higher in their educational goals and achievements. In 2009 the President launched the “Educate to innovate” campaign. $236 million in funding was made available for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education programs.