Efforts aim to bring real-world STEM learning opportunities to students

fed-STEMNew federal interagency partnerships will bring hands-on STEM learning opportunities to high-need students during after-school and out-of-school time.

Through this collaboration, the Department of Education's 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) will expand an existing pilot program with NASA and build new partnerships with the National Park Service (NPS) and the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).

These partnerships will create opportunities for students to engage in solving real-world STEM challenges with scientists and experts in their field. Overall, the number of...

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