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Private-Sector Grantmaking Can Play a Role in Education Innovation

Words by Stan Little
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This article series is sponsored by the SunTrust Foundation and produced by the TriplePundit editorial team.

Several years ago, while flipping through a copy of USA Today during a business trip in China, an article about a Shanghai middle school caught my attention.  

Vending Machines That Dispense Books: A Creative Solution to the 'Summer Slide'

Words by Susan Neuman
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This article series is sponsored by JetBlue and produced by the TriplePundit editorial team. 

As the school year gets into full swing, students all over the country are excitedly telling their classmates and teachers how they spent their summer vacations. For thousands of kids in New York City, that story now includes plenty of time spent with free books from JetBlue’s Soar with Reading program. This summer, JetBlue placed free book vending machines in areas identified as “book deserts” in every New York City borough including two in Queens. 

Promoting the Printed Page Through Powerful Pages for Children

Making Our Communities Stronger
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In today’s technology-driven world, we remain committed to the printed page and to promoting literacy among children. Johnsonburg, Pennsylvania, community leaders, students and the EarthChoice Ambassadors, worked together to develop, fund and dedicate the Domtar Learning Lounge at the Johnsonburg Area Junior Senior High School. 

How an Animated Series is Turning Phoenix-area Students and Teachers into Social Entrepreneurs

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In May 2019, 10 schools and over 250 students came together in Phoenix, Arizona for the Global Problem Solver Showcase and Competition. The winner? A new type of IoT device that helps to deter drunk driving. The inventors? A team of three middle schoolers.

Call for Teen Filmmakers: Toyota and Discovery Education Announce National Video Challenge to Promote Safe Driving Habits

2020 TeenDrive365 Video Challenge Opens for Entry through Feb. 26: Winner to Receive $15,000 and Opportunity to Work with a Discovery Film Crew to Produce TV-Ready PSA
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Silver Spring, Md. Wednesday, September 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ –  A national video challenge for highschool students to encourage their peers to avoid distractions and stay safe behind the wheel opened this week. 

TGR EDU: Explore Helps Students ‘Discover their Passion’ through Exploration

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By - Josh Prater, United States History Teacher, Pasadena Independent School District, Sam Rayburn High School

Students are constantly reminded about the importance of preparing for college and career, but the responsibility is a shared one. Educators and parents play a large role in ensuring that students are equipped with the proper skillset and knowledge to navigate life post-high school, and are motivated to succeed.

ON Semiconductor Advances Innovation in Phoenix Through Industry-academic Partnership

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Industry and academic partnerships are critical to strengthening innovation, talent and economic development in the Phoenix metro area. Arizona State University, the nation’s leading university for innovation, and ON Semiconductor, the Phoenix-based global semiconductor supplier, recognize the need for a skilled and talented workforce, and have partnered to ensure the pipeline of engineering and business professionals and technological development remains strong.

The Battle Between Paper and Screen Time in the Classroom

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After several years of seeing more technology in K–12 classrooms, many educators and parents are asking for less screen time at school. They are questioning the value of electronic devices for education, driving some school districts to reconsider the use of pencil and paper instead of laptops and tablets.

Sodexo Partners With 70 Universities to Host Largest Farmers Market @ Campuses Across America

Initiative Highlights Local Sourcing, Celebrates Fresh Produce and Promotes Nutrition During Partnership for a Healthier America’s Healthy Campus Week
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., September 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Today’s college students are more invested than ever in where their food comes from and what they are eating.

Wings for Kids and Discovery Education Launch New Effort to Promote Social and Emotional Learning, and Well-Being for Students Nationwide

The Allstate Foundation’s ‘Good Starts Young’ Initiative Grants ‘Soar with Wings’ Multi-Year Grant to Inspire Millions of Young Learners to Use Social and Emotional Skills to Become Active Global Citizens
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SILVER SPRINGS, Md., Wednesday, September 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Wings for Kids and Discovery Education, the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms, launched a new initiative Soar with Wings: Social Emotional Skills for School and Life, an educational program created to equip educators with digital resources f

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