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November 23rd, 2005

Report warns Congress of eroding IT, science sectors

There's no holiday cheer in a recent report on science and technology in the United States. In fact, the future of IT looks positively grim.

The report suggests 20 actions, based on four major recommendations, to bolster competitiveness. The recommendations are to: increase the country's talent pool by improving mathematics and science education in America's schools; sustain and strengthen commitments to long-term basic research; develop, recruit, and retain top students, scientists, and engineers from inside the U.S. and abroad; and ensure that America is the premier place for innovation.


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