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Newark, Delaware’s Kirk Middle School Claims Keep America Beautiful Recycle-Bowl Title

More than 260,000 K-12 students and teachers participated in Keep America Beautiful’s national recycling competition
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STAMFORD, Conn., March 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Kirk Middle School of Newark, Delaware, today was crowned national champion of the Keep America Beautiful® Recycle-Bowl, the national recycling competition for K-12 students, teachers and school communities.

50 New Schools to Join Verizon Innovative Learning for the 2019-20 School Year

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Basking Ridge, NJ, March 13, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Fifty new middle schools from 15 districts across the country will join the Verizon Innovative Learning schools initiative in the 2019-20 school year. The continued partnership between Digital Promise, a nonprofit organization working to spur innovation in education, and Verizon Innovative Learning equips every student and teacher at select middle schools across America with a device and up to a four-year data plan.

CityLink & Fidelity Investments Partner to Propel Cincinnati Workers into Living Wage Jobs

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In April of 2018, Common Impact launched an exciting project between Fidelity Investments and CityLink Center – one that would support the nonprofit in providing additional hard-skills training programs that would propel its clients into living wage jobs. 

CityLink & Fidelity Investments Partner to Propel Cincinnati Workers into Living Wage Jobs

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In April of 2018, Common Impact launched an exciting project between Fidelity Investments and CityLink Center – one that would support the nonprofit in providing additional hard-skills training programs that would propel its clients into living wage jobs. 

Advancing Indigenous Women Leaders

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At Goldcorp, we are proud to have developed a longstanding relationship with Carleton University and launched the University’s Advancing Women in Leadership Program (AWLP) in 2014. In 2018, we built on this relationship with a sponsorship to increase the participation of Indigenous community and business leaders in the program.

Ignite My Future in Schools 2019 Community Nights Kickoff

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February 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ —Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and Discovery Education partnered in 2017 to develop a one-of-a-kind transdisciplinary approach to education that would transform the way students across America learn. The program, Ignite My Future in School (IMFIS), encourages students and educators nationwide to adapt computational thinking as foundational skill for 21st century success. IMFIS aims to engage 20,000 teachers and one million U.S.

Lockheed Martin Now Accepting Applications for $10 Million STEM Scholarship Program

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BETHESDA, Md., January 15, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Lockheed Martin is now accepting applications for its new 2019 Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarship program through Tuesday, March 12, 2019.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects the demand for aerospace, electrical, mechanical and computer engineers will grow 16 percent by 2022, which means that 1.5 million jobs will need to be filled in that timeframe.

TCS’ ‘Ignite Innovation Student Challenge’ Enters Final Week

New Tata Consultancy Services and Discovery Education Competition from the Computational Thinking Curriculum “Ignite My Future in School” Sparks Youth Innovation, Digital Exploration and Sustainable Solutions to Improve Our World
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Tata Consultancy Services, 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 announce the final week of the Ignite Innovation Student Challenge. With entries accepted through Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 8:00 p.m. ET, the competition gives young innovators an amazing chance to win $10,000 and receive virtual mentorship from a team of TCS technology experts to bring their winning idea to life.

Developing Syria's New Humanitarians

Empowering Local Responders with Localized Online Training Support
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“The worst man-made disaster the world has seen since World War II.”  That’s how the United Nations human rights chief has described the ongoing conflict in Syria. The response from international NGOs has been swift, providing food, healthcare, and temporary shelter to the millions of Syrians affected by the conflict, but the challenges these aid organizations face getting humanitarian assistance to those in need have grown more extreme.

Truck of Books Event Gives 40,000 Books to Local Teachers

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Domtar joined forces with First Book and Classroom Central for the third annual Truck of Books event. The two-day literacy promotion offered 40,000 free books for teachers to share with students in Charlotte, North Carolina, including nearby York County, South Carolina.

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