T.H.E. Journal April 23, 2013
This article features the launch of the initiative US2020 that was launched at the 3rd annual White House Science Fair, April 22nd. Citizen Schools is mentioned as the nonprofit that will incubate the initiative and Eric Schwarz, Citizen Schools' Co-Founder and CEO of Citizen Schools and Executive Chairman of US2020 is quoted on the importance of this new initiative.
"In the United States, millions of scientists and technology experts have the ability to inspire students who need their support most; this effort will make it possible for them to enable these moments of discovery," said Schwarz. "Through hands-on projects and academic coaching, US2020 will give students a chance to connect with successful STEM professionals, providing a level of engagement that can change the trajectory of STEM education in the United States."