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U.S. Competitiveness: National Academies Revises Rising Above the Gathering Storm Study

Oct 5, 2010

The National Academies released a revised report as a follow-up to the original Rising Above the Gathering Storm study, entitled Rising Above the Gathering Storm, Revisited.  The event included presentations from National Academy of Sciences President Ralph Cicerone and National Academy of Engineering President Charles Vest, as well as Norman Augustine, all of whom emphasized that in the last five years, the outlook for a globally competitive U.S. has worsened and one of the greatest causes for concern is the dismal state of K-12 education.  Speakers urged passage of and funding for the America COMPETES Act.


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