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Monthly Archives: June 2015

Tales from the Board Room

Guest Article by Genein Letford (@GeneinLetford), teacher board member Fruit, coffee, presentation folders, the little croissants with the jelly preserves in the middle: all the normal components of a typical board were present, but this was no typical board meeting. My name is Genein Letford, and I have been honored with the first ever educator…

PwC Charitable Foundation, Inc.’s Financial Literacy Innovation Challenge Concludes

The final stage of the PwC Charitable Foundation’s Financial Literacy Innovation Challenge is complete, and the results are inspiring!  After announcing the winning projects two weeks ago and encouraging teachers to replicate those ideas, hundreds of classroom projects were submitted. Thanks to the PwC Charitable Foundation donation and Almost Home offer, 120 of those projects…

Science funding for Massachusetts classrooms thanks to Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

We’re excited to announce a partnership with Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, a leader in healthcare, life science and performance materials, in celebration of the company’s 125 years of scientific collaboration and curiosity in Massachusetts and the United States. Starting today, classrooms submitting science projects in Massachusetts will be eligible for full funding at the end of…