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Letters and Testimony

The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics occasionally comments on pending legislation or issues of importance to mathematics education in testimony or letters to Congress, elected officials, or other governmental or nongovernmental entities.


July 25, 2014
NCTM comments to Sen. Jay Rockefeller on the America COMPETES Act

June 25, 2014
STEM Education Coalition letter to the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy on STEM policy


June 24, 2013
NCTM comments to Rep. John Kline on the Student Success Act


June 15, 2012
STEM Education Coalition letter on Design Principles for Federal STEM Education Investments

October 4, 2012
NCTM comments on selection criteria for the Supporting Effective Educator Development (SEED) program

October 10, 2012
NCTM comments on the Arithmetic Standards Challenge to End National Disparities Act (ASCEND)  


June 20, 2011
STEM Education Coalition letter on reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act

October 18, 2011
NCTM letter to Sen. Al Franken on his STEM Master Teacher Corps Act


May 7, 2010
NCTM comments on reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act

March 26, 2010
NCTM comments on reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act


December 3, 2008
NCTM Letter to Presidential Education Transitition Team

October 8, 2008
NCTM letter in support of Higher Education Act provisions

May 21, 2008
NCTM Past President Francis (Skip) Fennell's testimony to the Committee on Labor and Education: Addressing The National Mathematics Advisory Panel Report's “Foundations for Success” 

April 2, 2008
Letter requesting appropriation of funding for Math Now


October 10, 2007
NCTM President Francis (Skip) Fennell's testimony to the Research and Science Education Subcommittee of the House Science and Technology Committee: Addressing the Critical Needs of the U.S. Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Education System


April 8, 2005
Written Testimony to House Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Science, State, Justice, and Commerce and Related Agencies in support of funding for the National Science Foundation Education and Human Resources Directorate



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