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May 27, 2015 • , • Chattanooga Times Free Press
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STEM School Chattanooga honors 3rd group of teachers to finish fellowship

The fellowship, a partnership between the Public Education Foundation and the Southeast Tennessee STEM Innovation Hub, is designed to give teachers the tools to be leaders in STEM education. The fellows completed a year-long professional development program that includes two summer workshops, quarterly seminars, a job-shadowing experience and a community partner project.

May 21, 2015 • • WDEF.com
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Fund for Teachers on WDEF’s “This Morning”

PEF’s Suzy Anthony and Susan Morrison, two-time Fund for Teachers Fellow, speak with Joe Legge about the FFT program.

May 20, 2015 • • WRCBTV.com
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Leadership Fellows featured on “3 Plus You”

PEF’s Chitra Chandrasekaran and Nolan Elementary’s Katie Wood spoke with Julie Edwards recently about the Leadership Fellows program.

May 15, 2015 • • Chattanooga Times Free Press
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Chattanooga STEM students control microscope 1,800 miles away in L.A.

The high-speed Internet technology that let students in Chattanooga remotely control a microscope at the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts was on display Thursday at a news conference at the STEM school, a magnet high school on the campus of Chattanooga State Community College.

May 14, 2015 • • WDEF.com
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Chattanooga STEM Schools Gets 300k From National Science Foundation

High speed real time live streaming classes, robotic science labs and the opportunity to work with state of the art technology. All will be enhanced for the dozens of students thanks to a 300,000 dollar grant from the National Science Foundation.

May 6, 2015 • • help.senate.gov
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Stacy Lightfoot testifies before Senate committee

Vice President of College & Career Success Stacy Lightfoot was invited to testify before the Senate Health, Education, Labor & Pensions committee at a hearing titled, “Reauthorizing the Higher Education Act: The Role of Consumer Information in College Choice”. Watch the hearing and read her testimony.

April 21, 2015 • • newschannel9.com
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This N That: East Side Elementary wins grant

East Side Principal Stephanie Hinton and PEF’s Shannon Edmondson discussed the East Side Read 180 lab upgrade and expansion with Brian Smith, thanks to a prestigious grant from the Leonore Annenberg School Fund for Children.

April 16, 2015 • • WRCBTV.com
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3 Plus Your Schools: East Side Elementary

PEF’s Shannon Edmondson and East Side educators Stacey Hooper (Read 180 teacher) and Nina Johnson (literacy coach) spoke with Julie Edwards about the expansion and upgrade of the Read 180 lab, courtesy of funding from the Leonore Annenberg School Fund for Children.

April 15, 2015 • • WDEF.com
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News 12 This Morning: East Side Elementary

Assistant Principal Dr. Greg Wilkey and PEF’s Shannon Edmondson talked to Joe Legge about the school’s grant from the Leonore Annenberg School Fund for Children to expand the Read 180 lab.

April 9, 2015 • • Chattanooga Times Free Press
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Two greater Chattanooga area elementary schools share $100,000 in Annenberg grants

Blythe-Bower and East Side Elementary School in Chattanooga were the two local winners this year in the ongoing grant program to serve elementary schools with high concentrations of poor children. The program is a project of the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania. The Leonore Annenberg School Fund for Children has paid for $850,000 worth of improvements in Southeast Tennessee, including a reading lab, multimedia facility, art studio, media center, classroom technology, playground improvements, science lab, classroom book nooks, Chromebook laptop computers and a student leadership program, Public Education Foundation officials say.

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