Idit Harel, PhD
CEO & Founder
Gazelle Consulting LLC


Obama Pledges $240 Million to STEM Education

Mar 23, 2015

Exciting news from Washington, DC. on March 23, 2015. With the White House Science Fair as a backdrop, President Obama announced a huge funding boost for STEM education and pledged $240M STEM education campaign. $90M in Federal funds will expand STEM opportunities for underrepresented youth like girls and those in the minority. In addition, a coalition of corporate CEO’s pledged $150M for a philanthropic effort aimed at expanding high-quality STEM education programs for the benefit of 1.5M more students in 2015. (Photo © Scripps Wire: “Obama ‘amazed’ by student science fair demonstrations”)
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