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Introduced in House (06/21/2011)

Recognizes the importance of art and design in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields.

Encourages the inclusion of art and design in the STEM fields during the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.

Encourages institutions of higher education to incorporate the role of art and design into their STEM curricula.

Encourages the Secretaries of Commerce and Education, the Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), and the Director of the National Science Foundation (NSF) to develop a STEM to STEAM Council in order to facilitate a comprehensive approach to incorporate art and design into federal STEM programs.