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Tools and Tips to Keep Our Families Safe Online

Symantec celebrates National Cyber Security Awareness Month
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By Jaime Barclay, Senior Manager, Corporate Responsibility

Hopeworks Elects Brian Simmermon to Its Board

Subaru of America, Inc. CIO to Help Lead Technology-Focused Youth Development Organization
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CAMDEN, N.J..  October 2, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Hopeworks, a nonprofit youth training and development organization, has announced that it has elected Brian Simmermon to its Board of Directors. Simmermon is the Vice President and Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Subaru of America, Inc.  In his role as a member of the Board, Simmermon will be responsible for developing a strategic vision for the organization and providing oversight. 

Shining a Spotlight on Young Leaders Who are Solving Global Problems

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by Tae Yoo

Cisco was founded on the belief that when we connect, we can change the world for the better. More than 30 years later, that belief is stronger than ever. We combine the power of our technology and the passion of our employees to make the world a better place. In 2016, we made a commitment to help positively impact 1 billion people with digital solutions by 2025.

Symantec Partners with National PTA to Help Children Be Successful Online

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As the founding sponsor of PTA Connected, Symantec has deepened its commitment to National PTA and to fostering the safe, positive use of smart devices and social media among youth. Together we'll provide tools and resources to empower families to guide their children into responsible digital citizenship.

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Helping Families Take Charge of Their Digital Life

Symantec supports launch of PTA Connected, a multi-dimensional digital safety program
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By Collin Robinson, PTA Connected Ambassador and National PTA Board Member

The digital world changes and grows every day. That makes parenting complex, to say the least.We want our children to connect, learn and have fun through technology, and at the same time, act safely, responsibly and thoughtfully online. But these ideas can seem impossible to combine. And with a child in middle school and a child in high school, I have experienced this firsthand. 

Middle Schoolers Prepare for Lunar Landings at Jackson Robotics Event

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by Nikos Frazier | nfrazier@mlive.com

SUMMIT TWP., MI -- The 30th season of the FIRST Tech Challenge has been announced and Jackson County middle schoolers were at Jackson College on Saturday to brainstorm and strategize.

Focusing on the upcoming 50th anniversary of the lunar landing, this year's challenge is a "Rover Ruckus."

Making Connections: From Classroom to Career

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By Nathaniel Wallace, M.A.T.L.T., M.A., Media Arts & Technology Teacher, Prince George’s County Public Schools

Jackson Charitable Foundation and Discovery Education Launch Second Annual “Cha-Ching Money Smart Kids” Contest to Encourage Fiscally Fit Habits Among Youth

– Cha-Ching Money Smart Kids Launches Second Annual Pledge Contest Awarding $10,000 to a Winning School, Plus $1,000 for a Charity of their Choice –
Press Release

SILVER SPRING, Md., September 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Jackson Charitable Foundation, a nonprofit with the mission to advance financial knowledge on a national scale and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms today announced the second annual Cha-Ching Money Smart Kids Contest! The contest invites elementary school teachers and families to take a pledge to teach kids how to “earn, save, spend and donate”

Putting Students in the Driver’s Seat Helps Develop Lifelong Learners

by Victoria Glazar, Verizon Corporate Social Responsibility
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A recent report by the Institute for the Future notes that the ability and motivation to self-direct one’s learning path will be among the most important traits of successful workers in the future. Because advancements in technology will change jobs and create new ones at such a rapid pace, future workers will be in a continual state of on-the-job-training.

Responding to the Bigger Picture: Telstra’s 2018 Sustainability Report

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Telstra has released its Bigger Picture 2018 Sustainability Report, detailing the company’s progress in implementing its Sustainability Strategy – aimed at helping everyone to thrive in a digital world – and in responding to the issues that matter most to its stakeholders.

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