On December 18, the House passed, 376-9, H.R. 4375, the STEM Research Education Effectiveness and Transparency Act. The House approved, 409-17, H.R. 4254, the Women in Aerospace Education Act, on December 19. The House Science, Space, and Technology Committee approved both measures on November 15 (see The Source, 11/17/17).
The bills seek to increase the number of women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) professions.