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Students Share How Access to Digital Learning Tools Sets Them Up for Success

As the school year ends, students reflect on their time with Verizon Innovative Learning.
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Mater Academy Bay sophomore Angelica Mesa used a 3D printer to create a model of a neuron.

As spring fever sets in and another school year comes to a close, we asked students at Mater Academy Bay Middle School and High School, a Verizon Innovative Learning school, to share what it’s really like to attend a school where connected tablets and innovative learning apps have replaced paper and pencil assignments in various subject electives.

Trane Technologies and Discovery Education Launch a New National STEM Education Initiative to Inspire Students to be Climate Innovators

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DAVIDSON, N.C. and SILVER SPRING, Md., May 16, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Today, Trane Technologies (NYSE: TT), a global climate innovator, and Discovery Education, a worldwide edtech leader, announce they have teamed up to launch a multimedia Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) education experience for students in grades 5 to 10.

Asian American Pacific Islander Leadership Spotlight: Elena Zee, Arizona Council on Economic Education

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In celebration of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Common Impact is proud to highlight some of the impressive AAPI leaders we collaborate with and the ways that they foster equity and create opportunity in their local communities.

Lenovo Collaborates With Stella McCartney and Central Saint Martins to Champion the Future of Sustainable Fashion Design Through Technology

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  • Lenovo and Stella McCartney will challenge MA Design students from Central Saint Martins to explore the relationship between fashion and technology during a live brief
  • One winner from the course will be offered an internship at Stella McCartney
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  • Lenovo and Stella McCartney will challenge MA Design students from Central Saint Martins to explore the relationship between fashion and technology during a live brief
  • One winner from the course will be offered an internship at Stella McCartney

Net Impact Announces 2021-2022 Chapter of the Year Winners

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May 12, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Net Impact announces the 2021-2022 Chapter of the Year Winners, an award given to one outstanding Chapter in each of the following chapter categories: Undergraduate, Graduate, International Student, Professional, and International Professional. This year’s distinctions were awarded to the Net Impact Chapters at the University of California, Berkeley (Undergraduate Chapter); University of California, Los Angeles - Anderson School of Management (Graduate Chapter); Delhi University; the Boston Professional Chapter; and the Bangkok Professional Chapter.

How a National Program Is Turning Suspension From School Into a Positive Experience

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Compared with most of its peers, Canada’s high school dropout rate, at about 10%, is low. Yet, for tens of thousands of youth, succeeding and staying in school can be a challenge. In low-income communities, youth face significant barriers — financial instability, lack of educational resources and support, and language barriers to name a few — to graduating from high school.

South Bronx Early College Academy and The Longwood Academy of Discovery in Bronx, NY Celebrate Official Opening of Hydroponic Classrooms

Two schools boast dedicated spaces for sustainability and science education
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NEW YORK, May 12, 2022 /3BL Media/ On April 28 and 29, South Bronx Early College Academy (SBECA) and The Longwood Academy of Discovery celebrated the official opening of their hydroponic-farm classrooms. Representatives from Green Mountain Energy Sun Club and NY Sun Works joined school staff and students for the ribbon-cutting, informative tour of the hydroponic systems, and sampling of leafy greens and fresh herbs they helped grow from seed to harvest in each of the classrooms.

Scotiabank and YMCA Announce $2.15 Million Partnership To Help Increase School Graduation Among Vulnerable Youth

The Bank's commitment will enable 50 YMCA Alternative Suspension program sites to support students across Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario, New Brunswick, and Quebec
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TORONTO, May 11, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank announced a community investment of $2.15 million to the YMCA Alternative Suspension (AS) program, an initiative founded on the principle that traditional suspensions from school are missed opportunities for students, their families, their school, and their community. The program acts as a catalyst for positive behavioural change helping students improve their school experience, stay in school, and graduate high school.

Sustainability, Why It Makes Business Sense - A Discussion With Students From the University Of St. Gallen

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By Devane Sharma

With the growing awareness of issues such as climate change, biodiversity loss, pollution flows and topics like social justice, sustainability moves into the central focus of businesses and regulators around the world. Universities are adding modules and embedding sustainability into their curriculums. One such module is the University of St.Gallen’s (Switzerland) Asia Compact course on “Sustainability in Singapore and Southeast Asia, part of the Masters of General Management program.

Blancco Partners With Ethan Indigenous to Bridge Digital Divide in the Indigenous Community

The initiative launched by Ethan and David Liddiard Group in collaboration with Blancco aims to improve digital inclusion by providing access to devices for Australia’s Indigenous community
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Australia, May, 10 2022 /3BL Media/ - Blancco Australasia PTY LTD, the industry standard in data erasure and mobile device diagnostics, today announced it has partnered with Ethan Indigenous PTY LTD, to provide equal opportunities to young Indigenous Australians, enabling them to transition to economic independence through education, and employment in the IT industry.

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