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Khan Academy Launches First-Ever National Learnstorm Education Challenge

More than 10,000 teachers across all 50 states register for the nonprofit’s free online learning event to combat summer learning loss and start the school year strong
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Khan Academy announces today the start of the first-ever national LearnStorm, a free, six-week online learning challenge for grades 3-12. 

LearnStorm helps schools address the effects of summer learning loss and start the school year strong.

Data Analytics: Leveraging Insights to Drive Program Innovation

By: Jonathan Preciado
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Data analytics has changed the way we view operations, performance, and student outcomes. As Southern New Hampshire University President Paul L. LeBlanc, mentions in the latest chapter of President to President, “Engineering a 21st Century Higher Educational Model:  Guidelines for Leading the Work,” understanding data can be an important step in meeting the needs and expectations of today’s students.

CLP Shares How to Develop Customer-Centric Utilities for the Future

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The electricity industry is undergoing a major transition, as changes are reshaping the traditional utility model. Climate change, for one, has prompted the gradual decarbonisation of generation facilities around the world. Technology advancements are driving down the costs of wind turbines, solar panels, energy storage devices and distributed energy, making renewables an increasingly viable part of people's daily lives. 

Sappi North America's Release Business Continues Innovation with First-of-its-Kind Microtexture

How the shark skin-inspired Neoterix ST casting and release paper can transform surfaces
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Through a partnership with Sharklet Technologies Inc. we are taking Ultracast to an entirely new application space—instead of aesthetic textures, the patterns used are functional. While invisible to the human eye, the microscopic Sharklet™ texture imparts the unique ability to inhibit bacterial growth. On traditional antimicrobial surfaces, chemicals are used to kill bacteria.

Scotiabank Partners with The Rumie Initiative for Project North

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Scotiabank marks #Canada150 by partnering with @RumieInitiative to bring educational tablets to children in remote areas. #InfinitePotential

 

School’s In for Summer: How Booz Allen Empowers Interns to Change the World

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Did you know that Alexander Graham Bell was only 19 years old when he invented the telephone? Or, that George Westinghouse was the exact same age when he invented the rotary steam engine? This summer across offices around the country, students between the ages of 18 and 21 are participating in internships hoping to acquire marketable skills in the workplace. But how are companies tapping into the creativity and ingenuity of our youth in a way that is purpose-driven and impactful to clients?

Using Connected Solutions to Tackle the Biggest Urban Challenges

AT&T Annual Sustainability Update 2016
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AT&T is teaming up with companies to deploy innovative connected solutions to tackle some of the biggest urban challenges to create "smart" cities across the country. Find out how here.

Connecting Cities to be Cleaner, Safer and Stronger

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This is where we can use technology in revolutionary ways. AT&T is teaming up with companies to deploy innovative solutions throughout cities, making them “smarter.” We’re also developing connected solutions to help cities improve the way they use resources and take care of their citizens. But what if we could use the efficiencies created by this technological revolution to understand a city’s environmental impact — and improve it?

What Do Shipping Pallets Have to Do with Reducing Carbon Emissions?

John Schulz, Director of Sustainability Integration, AT&T
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Yesterday, AT&T launched its 2016 Sustainability Report. This report captures progress toward several initiatives, including our goal to enable carbon reduction 10x the footprint of our operations by 2025.

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