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Cisco Networking Academy Benefits From Cisco Webex

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When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, teachers quickly reached out to students online. Cisco Webex is the solution for Cisco Networking Academy. Lessons continue through a new way of communicating, helping teachers reach students, so learning never stops.

Boeing Commits $50 Million to Innovation Campus to Become First Foundational Partner

Transformative investment will help diversify the technology industry and bolster the Washington, D.C., region as a global innovation hub
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Boeing has been named as the first foundational partner of the Virginia Tech Innovation Campus in Alexandria, Virginia.

A $50 million, multiyear commitment from the company will help jump-start Virginia Tech’s effort to create the most diverse graduate technology campus in the United States. Boeing’s commitment will provide student scholarships, foster the recruitment of world-class faculty and researchers, and fund STEM pathway programs for underserved K-12 students looking to pursue a college degree and enter high-tech career sectors.

From Teacher to CEO: How CommonLit's Founder Is Using Technology to Impact Millions of Teachers and Students

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CommonLit is an award-winning education technology nonprofit dedicated to closing persistent opportunity gaps in literacy education. The nonprofit is best-known for operating a free online reading program utilized by tens of thousands of low-income schools. The real magic of the program is that it combines technology, high-interest materials, and research in a way that has not been done before.

The Long-term Partnership Between GP and Kids In Need Foundation – A Commitment to Equality in Education

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The long-term partnership between GP and Kids In Need Foundation (KINF) has grown even stronger over the past year—a transformative year that children, parents and teachers will never forget. The very same pages of the history books that they are reading now will be totally different in the years to come. The pandemic has exposed systemic problems with our education system and have brought to the forefront the differences between the haves and have nots.

GP PRO and Consumer Products Reimagine Opportunities in the Community

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The Georgia-Pacific Buddy program is an employee-volunteer tutoring initiative that began over 20 years ago. The program was established to enhance the academic skills of students at M. Agnes Jones (MAJ) Elementary in the Atlanta Public Schools. Like many other in-person initiatives, the GP Buddy program was suspended due to COVID-19​.

Taylor County High School Students Team Up With Georgia-Pacific's Environmental Team From Foley Cellulose Mill

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Taylor County High School students spent the day with the environmental team from our Foley Cellulose Mill learning how to test water quality at three different points in the Fenholloway River. #GPintheWild

Here's the post on Twitter

DNA Decoded Offers Digital Resources for Educators and Students in Celebration of DNA Day

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Over 65 years ago, deoxyribonucleic acid (more commonly referred to as DNA) was discovered by a team of scientists led by Rosalind Franklin, Maurice Wilkins, and James Watson. DNA impacts our lives each day, whether we realize it or not.  From helping us to understand and fight diseases like cancer to providing juries information to setting wrongly convicted prisoners free and a billion ways in between, DNA is a critical part of our lives.

Dynamic Digital Resources for Educators and Students to Unlock the Power of the Genome

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Over 65 years ago, deoxyribonucleic acid (more commonly referred to as DNA) was discovered by a team of scientists led by Rosalind Franklin, Maurice Wilkins, and James Watson. DNA impacts our lives each day, whether we realize it or not.  From helping us to understand and fight diseases like cancer to providing juries information to setting wrongly convicted prisoners free and a billion ways in between, DNA is a critical part of our lives.

LG Experience Happiness: Guide to the Happiness Experience

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Happiness is like a superpower. It influences our lives in healthy, creative ways, strengthening our connections with others and helping us achieve goals. But it’s not always easy. Even in the best of times we must work at it. Practicing the skills in this infographic can empower a better state of wellbeing, helping to manage stress and foster resiliency.

Learn more about our initiative: https://www.lgexperiencehappiness.com

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