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STEM Teacher Professional Development Project in Four European Countries Will Help Bring STEM Teaching into the 21st Century

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October 7, 2013 /3BL Media/ - A new World Education project, funded by the Verizon Foundation, aims to develop and strengthen STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) teaching at the secondary level in the UK (Scotland), France, Germany and the Netherlands. The project addresses a growing awareness by education policy makers in Europe that student performance in STEM subjects needs considerable attention in order to better prepare youth for STEM careers.

Cisco Partners Recognized for Promoting Achievement in K-12 Education

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This week, 2 of Cisco’s current or former education nonprofit partners were recognized by Business Roundtable for their work to prepare U.S. K-12 students for college and the workplace.

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Verizon Foundation Provides Grants, Volunteer Support to Improve Education Programs in India

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CHENNAI, India, October 8, 2013 /3BL Media/ -  The Verizon Foundation has broadened its community-empowerment initiatives in India with three grants to support and expand education programs for children in Chennai and near Bangalore.

The foundation awarded grants to the following organizations:

YP Underwrites Citywide Community Transformations Through EcoMedia’s EducationAd in Brooklyn, Bronx, Manhattan, Queens

YP Treats Bronx Community to Children’s Games Music and Special Gifts
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New York, NY, October 5, 2013 /3BL Media/ – PublicolorDay, an annual event designated by Mayor Michael Bloomberg, will be held on October 5, 2013.

Seven Days Left to Register for the “Recycle-Bowl” School Recycling Competition

Keep America Beautiful Offers Recycling Educational Resources Within A Fun Competition; Register by Oct. 15 to be Eligible for Cash Prizes
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STAMFORD, Conn., Oct. 7, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful’s Recycle-Bowl competition for elementary, middle- and high-school students, now in its third year, was created in partnership with Nestlé® Pure Life® to increase school recycling participation and teach students about recycling and environmental responsibility.

Source Intelligence Presents The Virtual Symposium Debut of Ed Viesturs, “No Shortcuts to the Top”

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On Wednesday, October 9th at 10am PDT, Source Intelligence’s virtual conflict minerals symposium series will feature Ed Viesturs and his presentation entitled, “No Shortcuts to the Top”.

The high-altitude mountaineer, motivational speaker and author will discus his record-breaking climbs and a new era where stakeholders of major corporations will need to embrace the increasingly critical role of the CSR for their organization’s global success.

Source Intelligence Launches New Blog Focused On Answering The Tough Questions

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With the pressure on companies to comply to Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Consumer Protection Act, it is understandable that difficult questions are being asked.  In response to this, Source Intelligence is launching a new blog to answer all the tough questions asked by both current and potential clients.  Source Intelligence has gathered the experts to go in depth to explain the important details and give advice about the best course of action.  

Why Hackathons Just Can't Hack it Anymore

"We have a lot of data, but we have no idea what we should do with it."
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This is a common sentiment among organizations who are working to make the world a better place. And it would be all too easy to think that a weekend hackathon can solve everything. But data scientists can do much, much more.

Change the Equation Recognizes Four Exemplary STEM Learning Programs

Girlstart Summer Camp, Project Lead the Way, ST Math, and Ten80 Student Racing deemed high quality, immediately scalable
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WASHINGTON, Oct. 3, 2013 /3BL Media/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Change the Equation announced today four excellent STEM learning programs that are ready to be taken to scale nationwide.

RSF Social Finance Makes a New Loan to LA STAGE Alliance

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SAN FRANCISCOOctober 2, 2013 /3BL Media/ - RSF Social Finance (RSF) is pleased to announce a new loan to LA STAGE Alliance (LA STAGE), a non-profit that empowers and supports the performing arts community in Greater Los Angeles. RSF financing will support operations by bridging the gaps between cash flow needs and grant income. Today, LA STAGE Alliance serves over 1,000 organizations and 30,000 performing arts patrons annually.

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