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“Road Trip” for 13,000 Kids Made Possible by FedEx

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Before the COVID-19 pandemic, the Smithsonian’s Office of the Under Secretary for Education was planning collaborations with Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA). Since many activities and events were cancelled due to COVID-19, the Smithsonian team acted fast to introduce the Summer Road Trip, a print activity guide with 40 pages of no-tech activities in STEM, history and the arts for K-8 learners.

Enabling Students to Champion Their Learning

The benefit of inquiry-based curriculum
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By Emy Aultman, 2nd grade teacher from Stringfellow Elementary School in Colquitt County, GA and Ignite My Future in School Learning Leader

More teachers are turning to inquiry-based instruction to ensure students gain and retain skills for success in college and career.

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.

LG Program Focuses on Emotional Wellbeing as 2020 School Year Gets Under Way

‘Experience Happiness’ Initiative Marks 4-Million-Youth Milestone; LG Launches Six-Episode Video Series Developed with Discovery Education
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ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Sept. 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ – A new video series for students, parents and educators focused on social-emotional wellbeing is being launched by LG Electronics USA as the 2020 school year gets under way.

Free & Fun Resources That Connect Students to Careers

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From the impacts of artificial intelligence to unexpected global events like COVID-19, the job market keeps changing. Keep students on the path to success with content that explores the wide world of work. Help students pursue their passions and uncover innovative careers in exciting industries with Discovery Education’s immersive career exploration resources made for middle and high school. 

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.

Black & Veatch eBook Addresses the Rural Digital Divide, Provides Co-ops a Path to Fiber Deployment Success

New eBook outlines eight actions to help rural electric co-ops lead fiber broadband deployments in their communities
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., September 10, 2020, /3BL Media/ – Driven by the challenging business model facing service providers, the rural digital divide remains a major challenge across much of the United States. For many Americans, advanced communication networks and digital connectivity have provided unlimited opportunity when it comes to engaging with technology and data. This point is made even more apparent during COVID-19, which is driving entire communities to learn, work and play online.

ON Semiconductor Grant Provides Sustainable STEAM Training to Educators

Written by Cassandra Savel, Corporate Social Responsibility Intern
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As Arizona schools begin the new school year, ON Semiconductor is here to help. Educators and students alike are facing new challenges on top of an already stressed education system. Faced with declining budgets, public school teachers in the United States spend, on average, nearly $480 a year out of their own pocket to pay for school supplies needed in their classrooms.

Vistra Strengthens Commitment to Provide Laptops to Low-Income Students

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IRVING, Texas, September 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Vistra (NYSE: VST) today announced that it has capped-off a summer giving campaign to provide laptops to low-income students ahead of the 2020-21 school year. The company has partnered with Comp-U-Dopt, a non-profit organization that provides technology access and education to underserved youth.

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