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Computational Thinking Helps Students Learn Language Basics in D.C. Public Schools

By Sarah Elwell, Librarian at McKinley Technology High School (@McKinleyTechLib)
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“If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.” – Nelson Mandela

Keep America Beautiful 2019–2020 National Youth Advisory Council Application Still Open!

High Schools Students Invited to Apply through July 8, 2019
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Applications are still being accepted for the Keep America Beautiful®National Youth Advisory Council through July 8, 2019.

10 Out of 10 for Fab Lab Opening in Houston

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Chevron and its partners, the Fab Foundation and BakerRipley, recently celebrated the grand opening of its tenth fabrication laboratory (Fab Lab). Located at the BakerRipley East Aldine Campus in Houston, the Chevron-supported facility has been in planning for two years and will serve as a technical resource for K-12 students, university students and the entire community.

Stanley Black & Decker and Discovery Education Award $50,000 in Grants and Prizes to “Innovation Generation Contest” Grand Prize Winners

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New Nationwide Contest Awards New Jersey’s William Davies Middle School and Nebraska’s St. Mary’s Catholic Elementary School $25,000 Each to Build State-of-the-Art Stanley Black & Decker Makerspaces

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New Nationwide Contest Awards New Jersey’s William Davies Middle School and Nebraska’s St. Mary’s Catholic Elementary School $25,000 Each to Build State-of-the-Art Stanley Black & Decker Makerspaces

MetLife Foundation is Making a Difference by Sharing Expertise

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MetLife Foundation focuses on improving the financial health of low-income people. And that can be done in many different ways, including by making a social impact in local communities. Thanks to MetLife volunteers, numerous nonprofit organizations have gained invaluable help and improved their futures – without spending a dollar.

A safe place to be smart

Duke Energy Invests in Pre-K Education With $1 Million Grant

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  • Funding to focus on growing pipeline of quality pre-K teachers over next five years
  • Effort part of public-private partnership to improve outcomes for children in Mecklenburg County, N.C.
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  • Funding to focus on growing pipeline of quality pre-K teachers over next five years
  • Effort part of public-private partnership to improve outcomes for children in Mecklenburg County, N.C.

Grand Opening of Accessible Horticulture and Education Center at Overbrook School for the Blind

Center made possible by contribution in memory of late OSB Trustee M. Christine Murphy and Green Mountain Energy Sun Club grant
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PHILADELPHIA, May 10, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Local officials will join Overbrook School for the Blind (OSB) students, staff, and Board of Trustees, for a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the M. Christine Murphy Horticulture and Education Center - a LEED-Silver certified and planned Net Zero Energy greenhouse - on Friday, May 10 at 10 a.m.

Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Gives Kids a Head Start in the Garden

Foundation recognizes 2019 Gro More Good Garden Grantees with National Head Start Association
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Ten Head Start programs across the country will soon be growing something greater this spring thanks to a grant from The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation and National Head Start Association.

Consumers Energy Helps Launch the Next Generation of Michigan Talent Through FIRST Robotics Championship in Detroit

Ninety Teams from Michigan Compete; State Has Most Robotics Squads in U.S.
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DETROIT, April 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Consumers Energy is excited to sponsor the FIRST Championship for high school robotics students, a marquee event that brings teams from across the globe and tens of thousands of visitors to Detroit -- and a showplace for the next generation of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) talent here in Michigan.

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