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STEM Policy Brief: The Power of Summer

This issue brief outlines a policy agenda for federal, state, and local efforts that can increase participation in summer STEM learning, with a special focus on girls and students of color who have been under-represented in higher education and in careers. It identifies state and federal pieces of legislation designed to expand STEM learning beyond the school classroom, as well as mentoring and workforce training programs, to create a pipeline into higher education and careers.

Related Topics: 
Summer Learning
Establishing summer opportunities
Engaging Activities
Systems Building
School & Community Partnerships
Program Design and Management
National Summer Learning Association (NSLA)
National Summer Learning Association (NSLA)
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9 pages
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