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APS Foundation Awards $1.5 Million for Arizona STEM Education

| February 17, 2016
APS Foundation Awards $1.5 Million for Arizona STEM Education

The APS Foundation, the charitable arm of Phoenix-based energy utility APS, has announced grants totaling $1.5 million to thirteen organizations in support of science, technology, engineering, and math education in Arizona.

Recipients include the Arizona Science Teachers Association, which was awarded $86,000 for a professional development program that will help teachers increase student achievement, build and maintain the leadership of Arizona science educators, and provide students with science education resources and information; Lowell Observatory, which will receive $56,500 for a program that pairs a professional astronomer with fifth- through eighth-grade teachers on Navajo and Hopi reservations for a school year. …

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