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DEC 10, 2019 | US

BSA Applauds Passage of the Building Blocks of STEM Act

WASHINGTON – December 10, 2019 – BSA | The Software Alliance applauds the passage of the bipartisan Building Blocks of STEM Act. This legislation will expand STEM education initiatives at the National Science Foundation (NSF) for young children, including new research grants to increase the participation of girls in computer science.

“BSA commends Senators Jacky Rosen and Shelley Moore Capito and Representatives Haley Stevens and Jim Baird for their leadership in introducing this bipartisan legislation,” said Craig Albright, Vice President, Legislative Strategy at BSA | The Software Alliance. “This legislation is a good step to help make STEM education accessible to all students, while empowering young girls to participate in computer science education and pursue valuable careers in STEM.”

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