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Unformatted text preview: Nati onal Defense Educati on Act (NDEA) Passed by Congr ess i n 1958
I nf l uenced by Sovi et Success i n the Space Race (Sputni k) Pr ovi ded ai d to educati on i n the US at al l l evel s Emphasi zed the i mpor tance of Sci ence, M ath, and For ei gn l anguages Wanted to ensur e that hi ghly tr ai ned i ndi vi dual s woul d be avai l abl e to hel p Amer i ca compete wi th the Sovi et Uni on i n
7/7/11 NDEA's projects They worked for an i mpr ovement of sci ence, math, and for ei gn l anguage I nstr ucti on i n El ementar y and Secondar y school s. They cr eated suppor t for l oans to col l ege students i n those fi el ds. (mai nly to those who wer e goi ng i nto the teachi ng fi el ds.) Cr eated Gr aduate fel l owshi ps, vocati onal techni cal tr ai ni ng, and ar ea studi es. 7/7/11 ...
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