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Phoenix High School Builds Laundry Room to Assist Underprivileged Students

BY ELLEN GUTOSKEY
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At Maya High School in Phoenix, Arizona, a large closet off the cafeteria has been converted into a laundry room called “The Missing Sock,” complete with a washing machine, a dryer, and even laundry detergent—no quarters or cards needed.

Bringing Technology of the Future Into the Classroom – CNH Industrial Grant Supports New Learning Lab for Students

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Students at Pequea Valley High School in Kinzers, Pennsylvania have access to new hands-on learning opportunities thanks to support from CNH Industrial (NYSE: CNHI/MI: CNHI). A grant from the CNH Industrial Foundation has enabled the high school to open a new laboratory to support its science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) program.

How Positive "Impact Bonds" Build on Strong Foundations

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by Benjamin Bailey, CFA, Praxis Mutual Funds & Everence Financial 

Praxis Mutual Fund shareholders expect us to invest with their values in mind. The Praxis Impact Bond Fund turned 25 this year and through the first half of the fund’s tenure we diligently focused on screening out holdings contrary to those shared values. In 2006, our eyes were opened by a public bond offering that showed us what positive impact bonds (those bonds that make a positive impact on the climate and/or communities) could do.

Dallas-Area Teens Receive the ‘Gift of Tech’ From Comerica Bank This Holiday Season

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Comerica Bank surprised 22 Dallas-area high school students from the Project Still I Rise Urban Scholars Program with technology packs at their holiday community service project on Thursday evening.  The students decorated Buckeye Commons Head Start, a school where they often serve, and later were presented with personal laptops and accompanying accessories (bag and mouse) and service plans as a reward for their hard work and dedication in the classroom and community.

Navigating the Digital Wilderness: Booz Allen San Diego Helps 55 Girl Scouts Earn Cyber Badges

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For over a century, the Girl Scouts have helped girls develop the skills they need to explore new opportunities, keep themselves safe, and thrive. In today’s world of hacking, data breaches, and cyberbullying, Booz Allen’s San Diego office partnered with synED/Cyber-Guild to engage 55 Girl Scouts in cyber safety activities, helping them earn their badges in cybersecurity.

Building skills while having fun

Blackbaud Demonstrates Continued Growth and Momentum of High-Impact Solutions for Higher Education

A year after introducing the Cloud Solution for Higher Education, Blackbaud continues to drive innovation and introduce solutions to manage the complete student lifecycle
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When Is a Coat More Than Just a Coat?

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When is a coat more than just a coat? For children in need, it means a warm walk to school and the ability to play outside with friends. With Operation Warm our team has delivered nearly 500,000 new coats across North America.

Tetra Tech, USAID, and Government of Malawi Increase Access to Secondary Schools

Launching the Secondary Education Expansion for Development (SEED) project to expand classroom space, build new schools, and improve health conditions
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Tetra Tech joined Malawi President Peter Mutharika, U.S. Ambassador Robert Scott, representatives from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and the Kawale Community to launch the USAID Secondary Education Expansion for Development (SEED) project. In October 2019, Tetra Tech and these leaders launched the USAID SEED Project at Kawale Community Day Secondary School.

International Paper Debuts Original Children’s Book as Part of Accent On: Reading Program

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Apollo the Spacedog is printed on Accent® Opaque and enhanced with augmented reality. To help launch the book, International Paper is working with local schools and literacy partners to connect kids with reading buddies in the form of shelter animals that are up for adoption. 

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Apollo the Spacedog is printed on Accent® Opaque and enhanced with augmented reality. To help launch the book, International Paper is working with local schools and literacy partners to connect kids with reading buddies in the form of shelter animals that are up for adoption. 

The Tech Interactive and Discovery Education Launch ‘Tech for Tomorrow’

Program equips classrooms with engaging resources for Design Challenge Learning and STEAM instruction
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SILVER SPRINGS, Md., Thursday, December 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The Tech Interactive and Discovery Education, the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms, have partnered to create Tech for Tomorrow, an education program providing virtual access to exhibits from The Tech Interactive, Design Challenge Learning activit

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