Congressman David Scott (D-GA-13) wants to close the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) skills gap at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), community colleges, and Minority-Serving Institutions. Earlier this week, Scott, chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, introduced the bipartisan Making Advances Kinetic, Education, Research and Skills (MAKERS) Act, which would promote the development of a STEM-capable workforce by directing funds towards the research and development of makerspaces. 

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