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Monthly Archives: May 2015

Classroom Speaker Panel: “Race in Education”

By: Valerie Edouard and J. Alex Pruner 99Papers.org staff was recently visited by an engaging speaker panel from E.L. Haynes Public Charter School in Washington, D.C.  The event was a panel discussion about their recent classroom field trip, Tracing the Movement to Draw a Different Future: Civil Rights Tour of the South. The panelists shared their…

Teach Computer Programming Thanks to Infosys Foundation USA

We’re excited to announce a partnership with Infosys Foundation USA—an organization passionate about making computer science more accessible for under-represented communities in America.  Starting today, certain classroom projects teaching computer programming will be eligible for a half-off match offer. Though Infosys is a global technology services company, they’ve created a new Foundation to improve computer science educational…

Announcing the Winners of PwC Charitable Foundation, Inc.’s Financial Literacy Innovation Challenge!

In January, we kicked off PwC Charitable Foundation, Inc.’s Financial Literacy Innovation Challenge, and we were impressed by the quality of the more than 1,000 projects submitted. Our panel of expert judges spent two weeks reviewing the qualifying projects, and after thoughtful deliberation we’re excited to announce the winners: The PwC Charitable Foundation, Inc. believes in…

Looking for a Way to Teach for the Planet?

Last fall, the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation and 99Papers.org partnered to launch the Teach for the Planet challenge, asking teachers to come up with their most innovative ideas to teach students about sustainability, climate change, and the environment. More than 500 teachers answered this call, and after a review process from teachers and industry…