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Cha-Ching Money Smart Kids Pledge Challenge Opens to Inspire Virtual Collaboration Between Teachers, Students, and Parents

Contest Elevates Financial Literacy Learning with Opportunities for Schools to Win $10,000 For Educational Resources
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SILVER SPRINGS, Md., Wednesday, March 25, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Jackson Charitable Foundation, a nonprofit with the mission to advance financial knowledge on a national scale, and Discovery Education today opened the 4th annual Cha-Ching Money Smart Kids Pledge Challenge. This challenge enables communities to collaborate virtually, empowering students and local schools with financial literacy.

ON Semiconductor Advances STEM Education Through Local Partnerships

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ON Semiconductor is proud to support and take part in the fourth annual Arizona State University Innovation Open (ASUio) pitch competition. Sponsored by Arizona State University’s Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering, ASUio challenges university-level students to test the limits and pursue innovative solutions to develop hard tech ventures. This event provides students with a platform to showcase their technology ventures while receiving mentorship and funding in return for participation.

Open P-TECH Goes Live!

Free Tech and Professional Skills - Anytime, Anywhere.
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The newly released platform, Open P-TECH, is a free digital education experience launched by IBM to equip young people, aged 14-20, and educators with foundational knowledge about topics like cybersecurity, AI and cloud computing, plus professional skills like Design Thinking and Agile. 
 

Arrow Electronics Engineers Inspire Girls to Study Science at Girls and Science Event

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CENTENNIAL, Colo., March 16, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Arrow Electronics Engineers Grace Doepker and Maddie Eyolfson provided aspiring young scientists with a sneak peek at life as an engineer at the 6th annual Girls and Science education event March 7.

Innovative Sodexo and University of Rhode Island Partnership Prepares Registered Dietitian Candidates for 2024 Exam Requirements

Collaboration Supports Career Development and Boosts Participation in Top-Ranking URI Online Master’s of Dietetics Program
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GAITHERSBURG, Md. and SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I., March 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo, one of the largest employers of registered dietitians globally, partners with University of Rhode Island to boost participation in URI master’s of dietetics program.

Booz Allen Is Getting Kids Excited About STEM in Huntsville, AL

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The cell phones you use to connect with your friends. The vehicles you ride in to and from school.  The things that shape our daily lives all start as ideas—and engineers turn these ideas into reality.

Scientist Blake Fernandez and Lead Associate Shawn Lester from Booz Allen’s Huntsville, AL office shared this message with students at Madison City Schools in honor of National Engineering Week. The goal: Engage youth early around STEM careers, starting with engineering and expanding to include cyber, computer science, chemistry, and other sciences.

Power of Change When K-12 and Business Collaborate

By Kelli List Wells, Founder, STEM Leadership Alliance
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I have been reflecting on the changes that have occurred in education over the last decade. In my previous role, as executive director of education and skills within a multinational company, I was in the center of various reforms. I observed there is a disconnect between K-12 and business that is impacting the future of work. Reform in K-12 is a long process, and the business community can be an incredible partner if they are willing to partner for the long run.

Meet the Reinventor: Yamilée Toussaint Beach, Founder of STEM from Dance

This engineer and dancer is on a mission to empower more black and Latina girls to explore technology through dance.
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By Garage Staff 

Yamilée Toussaint Beach is easily described as a polymath. Growing up on Long Island, she excelled in math and science in school, and after class dedicated herself to jazz, ballet, and modern dance. 

“Pursuing engineering was just as possible for me as becoming a dancer or a writer or anything in the humanities,” she says. “I think a large part is the fact that both my parents have STEM-related (science, technology, engineering, and math) professions.” Now both retired, her father was a mechanical engineer, and her mother was a lab technician.

The Drug Enforcement Administration and Discovery Education Introduce Digital Workplace Training to Combat Opioid Epidemic

Employees and Employers Empowered with No-Cost Educational Resources Addressing Opioid Misuse Prevention
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SILVER SPRING, Md., March 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The Operation Prevention program, created in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and Discovery Education, today announced a four-part digital module series to educate workplace professionals about the opioid epidemic and provide resources for prevention.

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