The U.S. Department of Education issued guidance to school districts and educational leaders on funding STEM education opportunities


The U.S. Department of Education has issued guidance around leveraging federal funds for STEM education in an attempt to close the equity and opportunity gaps that persist for historically underserved students.

A letter directed to states, school districts and schools offers examples of how federal funds can serve to support the development, implementation and expansion of STEM education and learning experiences to improve student achievement.

The recommendations focus on improving student access to STEM learning experiences, as well as supporting educators in STEM...

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