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Alliance Data Works with My Possibilities to Create Access to Employment for Adults with IDD

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For nearly two decades, Alliance Data has supported nonprofits like My Possibilities (MP), a Plano-based for cause organization designed to provide adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) the opportunity to continue their education. Our support of MP goes beyond the role of traditional corporate partner, as we’ve played a leading role in transforming the organization, catapulting it into a position that virtually guarantees its ability to deliver on its mission not just in the years to come, but in the decades to come.

New York City Department of Education ‘Lighthouse School’ M.S. 88 Integrates Computational Thinking Into Core Subjects to Prepare Students 21ST Century Careers

Through “Ignite My Future in School,” Tata Consultancy Services and Discovery Education, in Partnership with Cornell Tech, Deliver Digital Skills to Students and World-Class Professional Development to Educators in New York City
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NEW YORK, June 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Tata Consultancy Services, (TCS), (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS) a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital education content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, announced the launch of their Ignite My Future in School initiative in partnership with Cornell Tech.

Washington, D.C., students learn in a floating classroom

Students from The School Without Walls High School and other schools in the Washington, D.C., area are learning about their local waterways, thanks to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation and Wells Fargo
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It’s not often that teenagers are able to spend a school day on a boat instead of in a classroom, but students from The School Without Walls High School in Washington, D.C., had that opportunity recently. As the high school students traveled along the Potomac and Anacostia rivers, they tested water quality, identified fish, examined maps, and surveyed bird diversity.

Dow Generated More Than $100 Million From Valuing Nature Projects and Engaged With Nearly 400,000 Students in 2017

Company releases 2017 Sustainability Report; Announces progress toward 2025 sustainability goals
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Company releases 2017 Sustainability Report; Announces progress toward 2025 sustainability goals 

The Dow Chemical Company (“Dow”) released its 2017 Sustainability Report, detailing its progress against its 2025 Sustainability Goals and how Dow employees are helping drive value and deliver transformative and more sustainable ways to do business. Highlights from the report include:

Verizon Innovative Learning Has Helped More Than a Million Kids Like Nakia

We don't wait for the future. We build it.
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Verizon Innovative Learning has committed more than $400 million to provide free tech, access and innovative learning programs that transform schools and children's lives. This is Nakia's story.

 

Verizon Innovative Learning Is Helping Teachers Like Dawn Give Kids a Better Education

We don't wait for the future. We build it.
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Millions of American students lack the access to technology and the skills they need to succeed in the digital world.  Since 2012, Verizon has been working to help solve this problem holistically through a transformative program called Verizon Innovative Learning.

Duke Energy Connects Students and Educators with STEM, Literacy and Workforce Development Opportunities in North Carolina

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  • Sixty-seven organizations receive support for innovative programs
  • Funding includes support from Piedmont Natural Gas
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  • Sixty-seven organizations receive support for innovative programs
  • Funding includes support from Piedmont Natural Gas

High School Students Use Star Banks Adventure® App to “Game Their Way to Success”

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“Dear Ms. Christoff,” the email began, “My name is Olivia Perini, and I am a 9th grade student at Harrison High School in New York. For our high school DECA club project, my two partners and I were assigned the task of coming up with a financial literacy promotion. We chose to use the T. Rowe Price Star Banks Adventure app to promote financial literacy in the school.”

Illinois High School Students Showcase Robust STEM Knowledge for U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos During 2017-2018 School Year

Canton High School was one of 26 rural Illinois schools to receive a Project Lead The Way (PLTW) grant funded by Astellas USA Foundation’s Rural Spark Project™
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Canton, Illinois, is leading the way with science, technology, math and engineering curriculum. Thanks to a grant from Project Lead The Way (PLTW) made possible by Astellas USA Foundation, teachers in Canton High School are changing the shape of STEM education for the next generation. With hands-on and real-world curricular programming and teacher training, students have better access to the tools needed to fuel their imaginations and pursue STEM-related careers.

Drip Drop, How Do Trees Make Flooding Stop?

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Natural disasters often strike without warning and wreak havoc wherever they land. A city can never be fully prepared for natural devastation, but there are measures they can put in place that will help reduce the impact. One of the easiest and cheapest tools a city can use is its urban forest. A thick, urban forest can reduce the environmental and economic impact of heavy storms.

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