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The American Heart Association and the National Football League Work With Discovery Education to Take Students on a Virtual Field Trip Inspired by Super Bowl LIII

Published: Jan 25, 2019 – 12:58 PM EST

SILVER SPRING, Md., Jan. 25 /CSRwire/ - Getting 60 minutes of physical activity a day through moderate-to-vigorous and bone strengthening exercise is what is recommended for school-aged kids according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' 2018 Physical Activity Guidelines for...

South Carolina’s State Board of Education Approves Discovery Education’s Math Techbook for Statewide Use

Published: Jan 04, 2019 – 02:08 PM EST

SILVER SPRING, Md., Jan. 04 /CSRwire/ - Following a comprehensive evaluation, the South Carolina State Board of Education has approved the Algebra 1, Geometry, and Algebra 2 editions of Discovery Education's Math Techbook for statewide use as a core instructional resource through its...

Strada Education Network Donates $300,000 to Students Harmed by California Wildfires

Published: Dec 17, 2018 – 10:50 AM EST

INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 17 /CSRwire/ - Strada Education Network today announced a $300,000 commitment to support students and local organizations who have been harmed by the California wildfires. Three organizations have been awarded $100,000 each: Butte Community College, California State University at Chico and...

Ray C. Anderson Foundation's Grant to Emory University Supports Statewide Climate Consortium Co-Founded With the University of Georgia and Georgia Tech

Published: Dec 03, 2018 – 02:13 PM EST

As many nations are meeting about climate impacts in Katowice, Poland, for COP24, and just over a week after the release of the U.S. National Climate Assessment Report, nonprofits and university leaders in Georgia are choosing not to take the "wait and see"...

Discovery Education Joins Forces with ‘Spider-Man™: Into the Spider-Verse’ to Premiere First-Ever Movie Studio Inspired Virtual Field Trip Experience Launching Students Nationwide into an Immersive STEM and Literacy Journey

Published: Nov 27, 2018 – 10:34 AM EST

-- ‘Discover the Spider-Verse’ Virtual Field Trip to Air on Nov. 29th Offering Students a STEM and Literacy-Packed Sneak Peek of the Movie ‘Spider-Man™: Into the Spider-Verse’ -- -- 5th to 9th Grade Students Across the Country to Explore Exciting STEM Careers in...

Teens Invited to Enter Third Annual Operation Prevention Video Challenge as Part of National Opioid Education Initiative

Published: Nov 23, 2018 – 09:00 AM EST

SILVER SPRING, Md., Nov. 23 /CSRwire/ - The United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), the DEA Educational Foundation, and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, announced today the launch of the third annual Operation Prevention...

HACR Releases Latest 2018 Corporate Inclusion Index Findings for Hispanic Inclusion in Corporate America

Published: Nov 15, 2018 – 01:50 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Nov. 15 /CSRwire/ - Today, the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) released findings from its 2018 Corporate Inclusion Index (CII), a report that evaluates Hispanic inclusion in Corporate America, including many Fortune 100 companies and HACR's corporate members. The survey, which...

EDC Launches the Coalition for Elementary Science

Published: Nov 14, 2018 – 02:52 PM EST

WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 14 /CSRwire/ - Education Development Center (EDC) announces the launch of the Coalition for Elementary Science. The kick-off event for the Coalition will be the Elementary Science Summit: Preparing K-5 for a STEM Future, November 30, at EDC headquarters in...

Seventh Grader Aims to Improve Treatment for Pancreatic Cancer Using Artificial Intelligence

Published: Oct 17, 2018 – 09:30 AM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn., Oct. 17 /CSRwire/ - Discovery Education (@DiscoveryEd) and 3M (@3M) have named 13-year-old Rishab Jain the winner of the 2018 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge (#YoungScientist). Rishab created an algorithm to make pancreatic cancer treatment more effective by using...

Valley National Bank Launches “Valley for Veterans” Program to Support University of South Florida Students Who Are Veterans

Published: Sep 21, 2018 – 11:22 AM EST

TAMPA, Fla. , Sep. 21 /CSRwire/ - Valley National Bank has announced a partnership with the University of South Florida's football program, which will contribute scholarship funds to first-generation USF students who are also U.S. military veterans. Valley, the season-presenting sponsor of USF...

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