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Hopkins Announces $7.4 M Public School STEM Grant

Three North Baltimore schools will be involved in a program aimed at bolstering science, technology, engineering and math.

Johns Hopkins University has received a $7.4 million National Science Foundation grant that will be used to boost science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) in Baltimore City Public Schools.

The grant was announced during an event at Arlington Elementary/Middle School on Tuesday morning.

Three schools in the Greater Homewood Community Corporation area will be participating in the STEM Achievement in Baltimore Education Program, which is designed to boost STEM education in grades three through five in a total of nine city schools, according to a news release.

The program—in addition to engaging 40 STEM teachers—will also involve experts from the Maryland Science Center, The National Aquarium and Johns Hopkins.

North Baltimore Schools:

  • Barclay Elementary/Middle School
  • Dallas F. Nichols Sr. Elementary
  • Margaret Brent Elementary/Middle School
number9dream September 25, 2012 at 04:18 PM
It will be money well-spent no doubt.
Kathleen C. Ambrose September 25, 2012 at 06:14 PM
Well spent on the East Side, again. Us of on the West get to look at a JHU auto shop and facilities management. Hello, JHU, remember Remington?

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