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Sparking the Next Generation of Young Scientists with Science at Home

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With nearly 55 million students across the US still homebound due to COVID-19, STEM education has now moved from the classroom to the home.

Itron and Discovery Education Present the 'Internet of Things' Virtual Field Trip Amplifying the Connections Between Innovation and Conservation

June 5th No-Cost Virtual Experience Helps Educators Engage with Students on the Topic of Sustainability in the Era of Remote Learning and Observe World Environment Day
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SILVER SPRING, Md., May 27, 2020 /3BL Media/ - In celebration of World Environment Day, Itron and Discovery Education—the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms—present the Internet of Things: Infinite Possibilities Virtual Field Trip, premiering on June 5, 2020. Students and families can register for the no-cost field trip here.

Tetra Tech Welcomes Our Leadership Academy Class of 2020

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Tetra Tech recently welcomed our 2020 class to the Leadership Academy, our annual professional development program. Thirty project managers from across Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States are engaged in year-long training to expand their understanding of Tetra Tech’s global operations and hone their operational, financial, and interpersonal skills.

Empowering US Schools to Defend Human Rights During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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In March 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) Director General Tedros Adhanom stated that, “All countries must strike a fine balance between protecting health, minimizing economic and social disruption, and respecting human rights.” The COVID-19 global pandemic impacts all sectors of society, to which human rights serve as the cornerstone.

Curiosity Labs™ at Home: Oobleck

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At MilliporeSigma, we are passionate about inspiring the next generation of scientists. We typically work to accomplish this through a variety of programs including SPARKCuriosity Labs™ and the Curiosity Cube®, but as many families are home for a prolonged period of time, we wanted to help bring a little curiosity to them at home.

Georgia Teen Selected as Grand Prize Winner in National Teen Safe Driving PSA Competition

Toyota and Discovery Education Announce TeenDrive365 Video Challenge Winners as Part of Digital Learning Program Supporting Students’ Lifelong Safe Driving Habits
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SILVER SPRINGS, Md. Thursday, May 14, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Toyota and Discovery Education announced the winners of the TeenDrive365 Video Challenge, a national safe-driving public service announcement competition for high school students. From the nearly 1,000 submissions across all 50 states, ten winners were selected, along with 24 state merit prizes and one People’s Choice winner. See all the winners at teendrive365.com.

Foundations: Remember Special Education in Your COVID and Post-COVID Investments

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To help U.S. philanthropy understand how to best deploy COVID response efforts that are inclusive of students requiring accommodations in public education, FSG sought counsel from leaders of three organizations that work to ensure equitable access for special education students: Lindsay Jones of the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD); Lauren Morando Rhim of the National Center for Special Education in Charter Schools (NCSECS); and Heather Graham of Oak Foundation.

Four key themes emerged from the interviews:

ON Semiconductor Supports Diversity in STEM

by Cassandra Savel
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As a leader in the quickly evolving technology industry, ON Semiconductor recognizes the need to prepare young people for the employment landscape of the future and to ensure that those involved come from diverse backgrounds. Active company initiatives such as STEM UP (one of our affinity network groups focused around science, technology, engineering and mathematics for underrepresented populations) and our global giving program have responded to this need by investing time and resources into the communities in which we do business. 

Keep America Beautiful Opens Applications for 2020/2021 National Youth Advisory Council

Service Learning and Leadership Development Program Available to 20 High School Students
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STAMFORD, Conn., May 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful®, the nation’s leading community improvement nonprofit organization, is accepting applications for its 2020-2021 National Youth Advisory Council (YAC) through Friday, July 10, 2020.

Harnessing the Power of Community Collaboration to Support Student Financial Education

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Giving students what they need to achieve their dreams is a shared goal of many educators, leaders, and families. Yet financial education is too often left out of that equation, because talking finances can be intimidating and confusing.

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