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Jackson Charitable Foundation and Discovery Education Announce “Cha-Ching™ Money Smart Kids!” Elementary School Contest Winner

– Cha-Ching Money Smart Kids! Awards Larry Miller Intermediate School $10,000, a Fun Financial Literacy Event for Students and $1,000 for a Charity of their Choice –
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SILVER SPRING, Md., February 15, 2019, /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 curriculum resources, digital content, and professional development for K-12 classrooms, today announced Larry Miller Intermediate School in New Concord, Ohio as the $10,000 grand prize winner of the Cha-Ching Money Smart Kids! Contest.

The Verizon Foundation Names 5g Edtech Challenge Winners and Awards a Total of $1m to Bring Classroom Solutions to Life

The Verizon Foundation commits to be the first to introduce 5G technology to schools across the U.S. in 2019.
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BASKING RIDGE, N.J., February 15, 2019 /3BL Media/ – TThe Verizon Foundation, in partnership with NYC Media Lab, announced the ten winners of the Verizon 5G EdTech Challenge. From AR and VR experiences, to machine learning, AI and mixed reality, projects were chosen for their ability to solve for student engagement, teacher preparedness and special needs support.

HP’s Pledge to Educate 100,000 More Learners Across Africa by 2021

by Andre Bodson, Managing Director, Emerging Markets HP
Blog

I watched with pride as HP’s MD of Central Africa and Nigeria, Ify Afe, took to the stage at the 2018 Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 to announce our pledge to empower another 100,000 learners across Africa in the next three years. This follows our commitment at last year’s Festival to invest more than $20 million in improving education for over 100 million people by 2025.

ISTE and Discovery Education Launch New Partnership Offering Members Innovative and Engaging Digital Resources that Bring STEM to Life in the Classroom

- ISTE Members are Now Eligible to Receive Access to STEM Connect, Discovery Education’s Newest Digital Service -
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SILVER SPRING, Md., February 6, 2019 /3BL Media/ - The International Society for Technology and Education (ISTE) a global education organization with a bold vision that technology can transform teaching and learning, accelerate innovation, and solve tough problems in education, today announced a new partnership with Discovery Education.

NBA and Discovery Education Invite Teachers and Students Nationwide to Game Plan For the Future: An All-Star Virtual Field Trip

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-Charlotte Hornets Forward Marvin Williams and NBA Executives to Host No-Cost Virtual Field Trip Focusing on How the STEM Skills Students Learn Today Can Lead to Future Career Opportunities -

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-Charlotte Hornets Forward Marvin Williams and NBA Executives to Host No-Cost Virtual Field Trip Focusing on How the STEM Skills Students Learn Today Can Lead to Future Career Opportunities -

Celebrating International Day of Education Focused on Inclusion and the Future of Work

by Nate Hurst, Chief Sustainability and Social Impact Officer at HP
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Today, January 24, 2019, marks the first International Day of Education. The United Nations established this global day to acknowledge the essential role quality education plays in advancing the Sustainable Development agenda and in building sustainable and resilient societies. Ensuring inclusive and equitable quality education and lifelong learning for all is not only one of the 17 Global Goals (SDG 4)—it is a catalyst for the success of the other 16 SDGs.

The American Heart Association and the National Football League Work With Discovery Education to Take Students on a Virtual Field Trip Inspired by Super Bowl LIII

The NFL Play 60 Kids Day Live, inspired by Super Bowl LIII, helps students learn the importance of healthy living and physical activity
Press Release

SILVER SPRING, Md. Friday, January 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Getting 60 minutes of physical activity a day through moderate-to-vigorous and bone strengthening exercise is what is recommended for school-aged kids according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ 2018 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans.

Arrow Electronics Expands Access to Agriculture Technology in Rural Schools

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DENVER, January 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Now in its fourth year of sponsorship, Arrow Electronics is celebrating the National Western Stock Show by expanding access to agricultural technology in rural schools. The company is sponsoring a new STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) program at Eads High School in Eastern Colorado that aims to improve livestock management. 

Subaru of America and the American Association for the Advancement of Science Announce the 2019 AAAS/Subaru Book Prize Winners

“Subaru Loves Learning” Initiative Celebrates Outstanding Science Writing and Illustration for Children and Young Adults
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CAMDEN, N.J., January 21, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Subaru of America, Inc., along with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), announce the winners of the 2019 AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books.

USC Shoah Foundation and Discovery Education Join Forces to Empower Students to Counter Hate Offering $10,000 in Scholarships and Prizes With ‘Stronger Than Hate Challenge’

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New video challenge inspires students and educators to fight against discrimination, injustice and hate by using the power of testimony to create a brighter future 

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New video challenge inspires students and educators to fight against discrimination, injustice and hate by using the power of testimony to create a brighter future 

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