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§ 1862r. Research in disabilities education
(a) Program

Nothing in this section and section 1862r–1 of this title alters the National Science Foundation’s Research in Disabilities Education program for fundamental and implementation research about learners (of all ages) with disabilities, including dyslexia, in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). The National Science Foundation shall continue to encourage efforts to understand and address disability-based differences in STEM education and workforce participation, including differences for dyslexic learners.

(b) Line item

The Director of the National Science Foundation shall include the amount requested for the Research in Disabilities Education program in the Foundation’s annual congressional budget justification.

(Pub. L. 114–124, § 3, Feb. 18, 2016, 130 Stat. 120.)