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Governor Wolf: Modern Science Education Standards and PAsmart will Prepare Students for Good Careers in Pennsylvania

Governor Tom Wolf thanked educators, parents and businesses for sharing their input today on modernizing the state’s science education standards which determine how science is taught in schools. The governor also discussed his groundbreaking PAsmart initiative which has invested $40 million in science and technology education. “Science is increasingly part of our everyday education, work,…

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163 Pennsylvania K-12 Schools Receive PAsmart Grants to Advance Science and Technology Education

Building on his commitment to prepare students with the computer and technology skills for in-demand jobs, Governor Tom Wolf today announced $5.7 million in PAsmart Targeted grants to expand computer science (CS) classes and teacher training at 163 school districts, charter schools and intermediate units. The Targeted grants represent one component of the governor’s innovative…

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Gov. Wolf: $20 Million in PAsmart Grants Available to Advance Science and Technology Education

Building on the highly successful launch of his PAsmart initiative last year, Governor Tom Wolf today announced up to $20 million in grants are available to prepare students for the fast-growing fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and computer science (CS). “PAsmart is strategically investing in science and technology education so students get…

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Gov. Wolf Celebrates Success of PAsmart Investment in STEM Learning for 3,000 Preschool Students

Whitehall, PA – Governor Tom Wolf joined state and local leaders today to celebrate the success of a $400,000 PAsmart grant that is providing math and science education to 3,000 preschool students in western Pennsylvania. The governor visited the students at Allegheny Intermediate Unit’s Head Start and PreK Counts Program in Baldwin High School. “These…

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Gov. Wolf Visits Kindergarteners Using PAsmart-Funded Robots to Learn Coding

Prospect Park, PA – Governor Tom Wolf toured the Interboro Kindergarten Academy in Delaware County today to talk with kindergarten students using robots to learn about programming and coding. The Interboro School District purchased the robots with a grant through the governor’s PAsmart program which is expanding science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education in…

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