Obama Announces New Funds to Expand Science Education

March 24, 2015 12:18 AM

President Barack Obama has announced nearly a quarter-billion dollars in new pledges to support the study of science, technology, engineering and math, a group of fields jointly called STEM. At the White House Science Fair Monday, the president stressed the importance of private sector efforts to encourage more students from underrepresented groups to pursue science studies. Zlatica Hoke reports.