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Four years ago, things did not look good for Banneker High School in Fulton County, Georgia, about 15 miles south of Atlanta.
It was performing in the bottom 5 percent of all schools in the state. Six out of 10 students did not graduate. Teacher retention was abysmal, and an estimated 97 percent of students lived in poverty. The future for many of the students was bleak, and they knew it.
Science matters. No one knows that better than Dr. Margaret A. Hamburg, president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Working from Washington, D.C., Hamburg spearheads the nonprofit’s many missions, from donating books to young readers to fighting for the inclusion of scientific evidence in policy decisions. In some ways, she’s continuing a family legacy. Her mother, Dr.
September 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ — On 24 and 25 September 2019, Heads of State and Government will gather at the United Nations Headquarters in New York to review progress against the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). For the first time ever this will include commitments for action from the global event industry.
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Labor Day weekend is right around the corner. Most kids are already back in school. And once again, teachers are battling the effects of the dreaded summer slide—a term used to describe the tendency for students to lose some of the achievement gains they made during the previous school year.
Annual Jackson Charitable Foundation Pledge Contest to Award $10,000 to a Winning School, Plus $1,000 to a Local Charity of Students’ Choice
Silver Spring, Md., Friday, September 6, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Jackson Charitable Foundation, a nonprofit with the mission to advance financial knowledge on a national scale and Discovery Education, the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content and professional learning for K-12 classrooms, today announced the third annual Cha-Ching Money
Sarah Pounders, Education Specialist, KidsGardening
Need a little inspiration for working with young children in your garden? Tying gardens to treasured books is an excellent way to engage young children in gardening activities and help fuel their love of reading by connecting books to hands-on activities.
This August, Subaru, our retailers, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) are teaming up for the Subaru Loves Learning initiative. Through this initiative, Subaru and our retailers are supporting the AAAS by donating over 75,000 award-winning science books and supplies to schools across the country. You can show your support too! Watch to learn more.
LOWELL — Girls Inc. of Greater Lowell received a $30,000 grant from the National Grid U.S. STEM Partnership to advance summer programs for young girls.
This is the fourth year the organization has received support from National Grid, according to Greater Lowell Girls Inc. Executive Director Tracy Ingersoll. “Very often, STEM careers are very lucrative careers,” Ingersoll said. And for young girls, “It’s not encouraged as much as it should be, I personally think,” she added.
Since 2014, the Booz Allen Summer Games has engaged university students from around the world to respond to major global problems through collaboration and creativity.
This year, 383 internss were chosen from thousands of applicants. Teams brought together university students representing 11 regions, 24 cities, and a diverse range of interest areas, talents, and academic specializations.