early childhood education

Booz Allen’s Joe Rohner: Learning, Leading, and Parenting in San Diego During the COVID-19 Crisis

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A recent Gallup poll reveals that 62% of Americans have worked remotely during the COVID-19 crisis. Meanwhile, UNESCO estimates that school closures related to the pandemic have forced 1.37 billion students home worldwide.

The Booz Allen/Kaggle Data Science Bowl: Winning Algorithms for Early Childhood Education

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How can data science lead to better-designed educational games for young children? How can algorithms and AI improve learning outcomes, particularly in the early years of brain development?

PNC Helps Children and Communities Grow Up Great

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Sally McCrady, Chair and President of the PNC Foundation, joined the Purpose 360 Podcast to explore how PNC’s Grow Up Great has made a measurable difference in the communities in which we operate.

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Sally McCrady, Chair and President of the PNC Foundation, joined the Purpose 360 Podcast to explore how PNC’s Grow Up Great has made a measurable difference in the communities in which we operate.

How Quality Early Education Helps Shape the Future of Our Workforce

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How can businesses make a difference in children’s early years through education? PNC’s Tom Lamb and Jim Hansen tell the Committee for Economic Development how PNC's Grow Up Great is doing just that.

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How can businesses make a difference in children’s early years through education? PNC’s Tom Lamb and Jim Hansen tell the Committee for Economic Development how PNC's Grow Up Great is doing just that.

How PNC and Sesame Workshop Help Children Grow Up Great

By Jeanette Betancourt and Sally McCrady
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At first blush, it seemed like an odd match. What could a financial company possibly have in common with the makers of Sesame Street? At least that’s what ran through the minds at Sesame Workshop when PNC approached the nonprofit organization 15 years ago. What we had in common was this: early childhood education. PNC employees overwhelmingly chose children and education as the focus for long-term philanthropic investment. Research led the company to early childhood education, and turning to a leading expert in the field was the perfect place to start.

Republic Services Touch-a-Truck Visits Bozeman, MT

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Our Republic truck was a big hit at the touch-a-truck event at Little Tree Education Center in Bozeman, MT. The kids (and Driver) had a blast!

Read more about what Republic Services is doing in the communities we serve.

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.

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Announces SEEDS Hands-on Curriculum to Get More Children Learning, Growing in the Garden

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The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation recently announced the launch of Gro More Good, a national initiative that will bring the life-enhancing benefits of gardens and greenspaces to 10 million children over the next five years. As part of Gro More Good, the Foundation is now offering a curriculum designed to help parents, caregivers, and educators engage more children in hands-on learning opportunities in the garden.

Cerro Verde, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Supports Early Childhood Education in Arequipa

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Cerro Verde, a Freeport-McMoRan company, is constructing a new school building for early childhood education. Children who live in the neighborhood of Congata, in the Uchumayo district of Arequipa, Peru, will attend the new school buildings in the fall of 2018.

The new building complex for the school will include classrooms for three-year-olds, as well as a multipurpose lounge, administrative offices and a cafeteria.

The new learning areas for the young children will enable the school to increase school enrollment.

Carnegie Science Center’s Little Learner Clubhouse, Powered by PNC Grow Up Great, Provides Space to Explore STEM Skills

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Aspiring scientists age 6 and under have a new exhibit space to explore at Carnegie Science Center. Little Learner Clubhouse, powered by PNC Grow Up Great®, is a nature-inspired hub for free-play and hands-on activities that opened to the public on Saturday, March 3, 2018.

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