Two Jacky Rosen Bills Pass House Unanimously

Jacky Rosen announced that two bipartisan bills she introduced this Congress to improve STEM education, unanimously passed the House of Representatives as one combined bill. The Building Blocks of STEM Act, directs the National Science Foundation to more equitably allocate funding for research in the Discovery Research PreK-12 program’ to studies with a focus on early childhood. The Code Like a Girl Act creates two National Science Foundation grants to research and fund computer science programs that encourage early childhood education in STEM for girls under the age of 11. The combined bill is now awaiting action in the Senate. Congresswoman Rosen says, “This legislation will help Nevada’s students by investing in our children so they can meet the challenges of a changing economy that increasingly relies on highly-skilled labor and technology.”

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