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Save the Redwoods League and California State Parks Bring the Giant Sequoia Forests of California into Classrooms Worldwide

Published: Sep 13, 2018 – 08:45 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Sep. 13 /CSRwire/ - Save the Redwoods League and California State Parks have launched a new digital field trip that explores the challenges, including wildfires, facing our giant sequoia forests. Giant sequoia, the largest living trees on Earth, are found only...

Disney Invests in Employees’ Futures with Unprecedented Education Program

Published: Sep 10, 2018 – 03:00 PM EST

BURBANK, Calif., Sep. 10 /CSRwire/ - In January of this year, Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger announced an initial $50 million investment in a new and ongoing education initiative aimed specifically at The Walt Disney Company's hourly workforce. "I have always believed...

Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights and Discovery Education Launch ‘Speak Truth To Power’ In School Initiative to Engage the Next Generation of Human Rights Defenders

Published: Aug 22, 2018 – 10:56 AM EST

Silver Spring, Md., Aug. 22 /CSRwire/ - Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights (RFK Human Rights) and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, today announced Speak Truth To Power: Raising New Voices In Human Rights -...

Soil Health Educational Resources Now Online

Published: Jun 21, 2018 – 11:38 AM EST

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Jun. 21 /CSRwire/ - Students of all ages and the general public are increasingly interested in understanding soil health. However, information on soil health needed by educators is widely dispersed, making it difficult to find the necessary educational resources....

Discovery Education and 3M Announce National Finalists in Young Scientist Challenge

Published: Jun 21, 2018 – 09:59 AM EST

Silver Spring, M.D., Jun. 21 /CSRwire/ - Young minds dream big, and when given the opportunity, they have the innate ability to spark change for the betterment of communities large and small. Today, Discovery Education (@DiscoveryEd) and 3M (@3M) announced 10 finalists from...

Walmart’s New Education Benefit Puts Cap and Gown Within Reach for Associates

Published: May 31, 2018 – 10:45 AM EST

BENTONVILLE, AK, May 31 /CSRwire/ - Walmart has unveiled a new associate education benefit designed to remove barriers to college enrollment and graduation. The program is another step in the company's commitment to train and educate workers to advance in the jobs of...

Consumers Energy, Grand Rapids Public Schools Announce Finalists for Sixth Annual Student Art Competition

Published: May 31, 2018 – 10:35 AM EST

GRAND RAPIDS, M.I., May 31 /CSRwire/ - Organizers have announced the 10 finalists out of nearly 50 entries from Grand Rapids Public Schools student artists who will have their energy-related art work highlighted during this fall's ArtPrize competition through collaboration with the school...

Big Problems Big Ideas Winner Announced

Published: Apr 17, 2018 – 03:21 PM EST

CHICAGO, Apr. 17 /CSRwire/ - Sociedad Honoraria Hispnica at Brownsville Early College High School, Brownsville Independent School District has been named the winner of the Big Problems Big Ideas Challenge sponsored by the Taylor Wilson Thompson Family Foundation. The Challenge, the signature program...

Consumers Energy Helps Nurture STEM Careers through Sponsorship in FIRST® Robotics State Competition

Published: Apr 11, 2018 – 03:14 PM EST

Saginaw, Mich., Apr. 11 /CSRwire/ - A competition of student-built and remote-control operated robots is helping spur interest in and pursuit of future high-demand science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers at the FIRST in Michigan robotics state championships, sponsored by Consumers Energy....

SC Johnson Donations are Helping to Develop Tomorrow’s Workforce

Published: Mar 22, 2018 – 07:30 AM EST

RACINE, Wis., Mar. 22 /CSRwire/ - Recognizing the need to continue developing students today for tomorrow's workforce, SC Johnson is proud to support education through its philanthropic contributions, a portion of which includes science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs worldwide. "The skills...

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