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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 

Major League Baseball and Discovery Education Team-Up to Add Dynamic New Baseball-Themed Content to Science Techbook to Fuel Deeper Student Engagement in Science and STEM

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- In Support of Core Instruction, Multiyear Partnership Introduces Career Explorations, Curricular Tools, and Classroom Project Starters Based on MLB’s Vast Archive and State-Of-The-Art Tracking Technology - 

- Baltimore County Public Schools Host National Launch Event -

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- In Support of Core Instruction, Multiyear Partnership Introduces Career Explorations, Curricular Tools, and Classroom Project Starters Based on MLB’s Vast Archive and State-Of-The-Art Tracking Technology - 

- Baltimore County Public Schools Host National Launch Event -

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.

Impact at Work: Attracting Talent to Support Financial Education for California Youth

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In the spirit of service this MLK Day, we had the exciting opportunity to interview Amiko Foster of Youth Finance Institute of America (YFIA), a California-based nonprofit that provides personal finance education programs designed to teach finance life skills to youth in disadvantaged areas. 

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.

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Launches Grassroots Grants With KidsGardening to Bring Garden Benefits to More Children

Annual grant program will increase youth garden development nationwide
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MARYSVILLE, Ohio, January 3, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Today, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation announced the opening of its Gro More Grassroots Grants with KidsGardening, inviting schools and nonprofit organizations from across the country to apply for funds to support their youth garden programs. The Grassroots Grants initiative, now in its ninth year, will focus its support on garden and greenspace projects that connect more children with the life-enhancing and transformative benefits of gardening.

Arconic Foundation and Discovery Education Announce 2018 ‘Manufacture Your Future Teacher Challenge’ Winners

Pennsylvania, Florida, Illinois schools and learning communities across the country awarded $20,000 in project based grants to inspire the next generation of manufacturing innovators
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SILVER SPRING, Md., December 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Arconic Foundation, the independently endowed philanthropic arm of Arconic and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, today announced Mansfield Junior-Senior High School in Mansfield, Pa.

Siemens Foundation and Discovery Education Announce 2019 Possibility Grant Sweepstakes

$10,000 grant unveiled to enhance K-12 access to STEM education
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SILVER SPRING, Md., December 14, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The Siemens Foundation, one of the country’s premier organizations advancing STEM workforce development and education initiatives, and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, today announced the launch of the 2019 Possibility Grant Sweepstakes.

VIDEO: Cisco CSR in FY18 | Between Inspiration and Action

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Whole Kids Foundation Awards Bee Hive Grants to Three Chicago Schools

Grants support school bee hives, children’s education and awareness about the vital role that bees play in food systems
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AUSTIN, Texas, December 14, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Whole Kids Foundation announced today that it has awarded Bee Hive Grants to three schools in Chicago with money raised from the inaugural Give Bees a Chance campaign this past summer. Grant recipients include Smyth IB World School, Genevieve Melody STEM Elementary School and Community Christian Alternative Academy. Each school will receive support for an educational bee hive on campus, providing students with learning opportunities around science, ecology, nutrition, business and agriculture.

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