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T‑Mobile Teams Rally to Give School Supplies to Teachers

On September 21, the Brand Social Team was able to #ClearTheList for one hundred teachers in need.
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By Shawna Ryan

Most teachers in America spend their own money prepping classrooms with learning materials for the school year ahead. But on Monday, September 21, one hundred teachers were delighted to find their Amazon Wish List items ordered and on their way thanks to T-Mobile and its participation in ClearTheList, a foundation and social movement focused on providing schools with tools for success.

PayPal Continues to Expand Nonprofit Partnerships in the San Jose Community

Code Nation, Pivotal and Year Up to receive $250,000 from PayPal in grant funding for programs supporting underserved youth in an effort to strengthen the financial health of the San Jose community
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SAN JOSE, Calif., September 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ – PayPal Holdings, Inc.

HP Inc. Deepens Investment in Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Launches Distance Learning Business Challenge

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News highlights:

  • HP is expanding its partnership with HBCUs by providing financial support during COVID-19 and implementing an innovative pilot learning program focused on 3D printing at North Carolina A&T State University.
  • HBCU students will tackle critical business problems, gain valuable experience to kickstart their career journeys, expand employer networks and identify job opportunities.
  • Previous challenges attracted more than 300 students across 44 HBCUs, select participants later becoming full-time employees or interns at HP.
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News highlights:

  • HP is expanding its partnership with HBCUs by providing financial support during COVID-19 and implementing an innovative pilot learning program focused on 3D printing at North Carolina A&T State University.
  • HBCU students will tackle critical business problems, gain valuable experience to kickstart their career journeys, expand employer networks and identify job opportunities.
  • Previous challenges attracted more than 300 students across 44 HBCUs, select participants later becoming full-time employees or interns at HP.

Comcast NBCUniversal, BUILD.org Partner on Digital Curriculum for Under-Resourced Students

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SAN FRANCISCO, September 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ - BUILD and Comcast NBCUniversal are introducing a new virtual digital curriculum to help teachers and out of school providers as students struggle to adapt to remote learning across the country.

Bringing Equity to STEM Education

By David Tong, Director, TGR EDU: Create
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At TGR EDU: Explore, our mission is to empower educators, students and families to achieve their best in their academic and professional lives. This work includes helping every learner develop problem-solving and decision-making skills with real-world applications outside the classroom.

New Social and Emotional Learning Initiative from the Dove Self-Esteem Project and Discovery Education Boosts Pre-Teen Confidence

'Amazing Me’ Elementary School Initiative Offers Research-Based Curriculum Resources for Educators, Students, and Families
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SILVER SPRINGS, Md., Thursday, September 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Research finds that 70-80% of girls do not share their opinions or try out for extracurricular activities due to low body confidence. Poor body image also negatively impacts academics, making it difficult to concentrate in class or participate in class discussions.

More Charlotte Students Gain Access to Remote Learning Thanks to $25,000 in Hot Spots from Piedmont Natural Gas

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  • Donation will pay for 12 months of wireless internet service via mobile hot spots.
  • As many as 16,000 Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools students are in need of a reliable internet connection for remote learning.
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  • Donation will pay for 12 months of wireless internet service via mobile hot spots.
  • As many as 16,000 Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools students are in need of a reliable internet connection for remote learning.

Arrow Electronics Sponsors Junior Achievement Initiative for K-12 Students in Economically Disadvantaged Communities

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CENTENNIAL, Colo., September 14, 2020 /3BL Media/ –  Arrow Electronics is supporting a Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain (JA) initiative that will deliver increased programming to K-12 students in economically disadvantaged communities in Denver. The effort is designed to promote equitable access to critical finance, career and entrepreneurial education.

Subaru of America Nurtures a Love for Science With Online Educational Resources

Automaker Continues Partnership with American Association for the Advancement of Science to Create Science-Based Activities for Families
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Camden, NJ, September 14, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Subaru of America, Inc. today announced that in conjunction with longtime partner, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the automaker has supported the development of a library of educational science-focused activities and resources for families staying largely at home during the COVID-19 pandemic.

AI: The Ladder to Learning

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) is poised to become the next big information revolution. As we move into an increasingly data-driven world, there is a critical need to build an AI-ready workforce. How are India’s educators and educational institutions gearing up to tap into this huge opportunity?

Among the top 10 trends that will impact the jobs of the future in the Indian economic landscape, increasing adoption of new technology, advances in AI, and expansion of education are particularly significant.

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