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National Science Foundation Awards $1.25 Million Grant to Maker Partnership

CONTACT: rstauffer@schoolsthatcan.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: National Science Foundation Awards $1.25 Grant to Maker Partnership It was announced this week that the Research Alliance for New York City Schools was awarded $1.25 million to support the Maker Partnership, a collaboration between Schools That Can and MakerState. Part of the National Science Foundation’s STEM + Computer Science […]

Inside i2 Camp!

Ah, summer: The time for running through sprinklers, playing outside, and…working on real-world STEM projects! This month, students in grades five through eight in Chicago spent a week engaging in science, technology, engineering, and math at STC i2 Camp, held with Namaste Charter School. Rising fifth and sixth graders dove into Kinetic Sculpture, which included […]

Meet Hebh Jamal, Activist and RFK Urban Education Award Nominee

Hebh Jamal is an activist who, in February, organized a New York City-wide student walk-out in protest of President Donald Trump’s attempted travel ban. For two years prior to the walk-out, she’s become a leader in the fight against Islamophobia, speaking at high schools, rallies, and organizing protests. Hebh’s work has been covered by the […]