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Opinion: A line item in the new tax reform proposal could hinder STEM education

A line item in the proposed Republican tax plan would boost taxes for STEM students, making it more costly for them to get the education they need.

As a graduate student in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics domain, I’m told that the U.S. needs more people like me. So why is the newly proposed Republican tax plan making it harder for STEM students to get the education we need?

Ph.D. students in STEM fields generally have their tuition waived and are given

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