​White House Gives $240M to Get More Students Involved in STEM

DOLLARS FOR STEM: At the fifth annual White House Science Fair, over 100 students from over 30 states presented their projects--and President Obama announced initiatives, totaling over $240 million, to get more students involved in STEM. The projects vary from a hiccup-curing lollipop to 3-D printed prosthetic dog paws, and the White House’s commitments range from science and literacy themed media for young students to college courses to the “Let Everyone Dream” campaign, targeted towards youth under-represented in the field. More on the student projects and the funding from the White House.

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