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Code Like A Girl Act

S. 1968 and HR 3316

S 1968 : A bill to direct the National Science Foundation to award grants to encourage young girls to participate in computer science and other STEM activities, and for other purposes.

STATUS

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. October 17, 2017

The Code Like A Girl Act creates two National Science Foundation grants to research and fund computer science programs that encourage early childhood education in STEM for girls under the age of 11. Includes partnerships with nonprofit organizations and schools.