Published: December 19, 2012
Exelon Foundation Awards Grant to Aspira of Pennsylvania to Enhance Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Programs
CHICAGO - (BUSINESS WIRE) - The Exelon Foundation today announced a grant of $450,000 to ASPIRA,
Inc., of Pennsylvania to expand educational programs in science,
technology, engineering and math (STEM) at five Philadelphia-area
charter schools. The schools, which are operated by ASPIRA, will receive
$150,000 per year over three years to fund growth in STEM programs that
will reach approximately 4,090 students.
ASPIRA's STEM programs engage students through lessons in robotics and
rocketry, as well as other technological challenges. The organization
also enhances learning through a partnership with NASA, a district-wide
science fair and STEM internships that provide students opportunities to
apply their knowledge in the community.
The five schools benefiting from the grant are the Eugenio Maria de
Hostos Charter School, Antonia Pantoja Charter School, ASPIRA Bilingual
Cyber Charter School, Olney Charter High School and John B. Stetson
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