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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
August 9, 2007

President Bush Signs America COMPETES Act

On Thursday, August 9, 2007 the President signed into law:

H.R. 2272, the "America COMPETES Act" or the "America Creating Opportunities to Meaningfully Promote Excellence in Technology, Education, and Science Act," which authorizes various programs at the National Science Foundation and the Departments of Energy, Commerce, and Education intended to strengthen education and research in the United States related to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

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