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Raytheon Donates $37K to Promote Engineering in Elementary Schools

Raytheon has selected two schools within the Vail School District to receive a total of $37,000 in scholarship to promote engineering concepts and practices, Arizona Daily Star reported Thursday.  Alexis Huicochea writes that the award is part of the company’s $2 million Engineering is Elementary District Scholarship science, technology, engineering …

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Raytheon Picks 32 Teachers to Receive Engineering Scholarship Funds

Raytheon has selected 32 elementary school teachers for grants of up to $2,500 each to implement the company’s Engineering is Elementary Teacher Scholarship Program in their respective classrooms. Under a $2 million project between Raytheon and Boston’s Museum of Science, the winning teachers will implement curriculum intended to build up …

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Raytheon to Show Teachers How to Use Next-Gen Science Standards to Promote Engineering; Pamela Erickson Comments

Raytheon Co. and Boston’s WGBH, a public broadcaster, is partnering to help teachers utilize Next Generation Science Standards to promote engineering for K-12 students. The partnership’s Teaching NGSS Engineering Design Through Media intends to “raise engineering design to the same level as science” in the coming school year, Raytheon announced Thursday. For …

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Maximus CEO Richard Montoni to Present at Boston Health Conference

Maximus announced Thursday that CEO Richard Montoni will give a presentation at a healthcare conference May 8 in Boston. The 37th annual Deutsche Bank Health Care Conference will take place at the InterContinental Hotel. The Reston, Va.-based health and human services contractor said Montoni’s pretension is scheduled for 2:50 p.m. Eastern …

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Verizon Funds Healthier Students Program in Boston

The Verizon Foundation is helping Boston-area students take steps toward healthier lives with a $25,000 grant in support of the Partners Healthcare Center for Connected Health program. Students ages 11-17 will receive a wireless pedometer to measure the distances they walk and track the time they spend being active. Via text messaging, the students …

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