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March 1, 2015 • , , • WRCBTV.com
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Local High School students spend weekend solving problems for businesses

These girls have jumped in head-first to find solutions and Wade says in many ways, they’re more creative that adults with experience. “Adults have failed so many times that they’re scared to try something new and different and these girls they haven’t so they’re not afraid,” said Wade. “I don’t think we ask students and teenagers for ideas nearly enough.”

March 1, 2015 • , , • Chattanooga Times Free Press
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Girl power takes the stage: Conference aims to help develop women entrepreneurs

A component specifically designed for students was the 24-Hour Generator, organized by CO.STARTERS and the Public Education Foundation. This 24-hour event brought together 23 girls from 11 schools across the city to help local businesses solve a problem.

February 5, 2015 • , • WDEF.com
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Project Inspire’s Erin Harrell on WDEF This Morning

Project Inspire’s Erin Harrell spoke to Joe Legge on WDEF News 12 about our teacher residency program. Watch the interview:

January 29, 2015 • , • Tennessee Valley Parents
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High school students – Attend “College Goal Tennessee 2015″

High school students, parents and educators from across the Tennessee Valley are invited to attend the free college planning and financial aid workshop “College Goal Tennessee 2015″ on Saturday, January 31 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the UTC University Center at 615 McCallie Avenue. Lunch will be provided.

January 20, 2015 • • Tennessee Valley Parents
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Invite Your Elected Officials to Your School

Now that all of the elections are over, we have a new slate of elected officials voted in to represent us. Now is the time for your school to strengthen your relationship with your elected officials. This is beneficial for a myriad of reasons. Our elected officials control how much money our schools receive and make decisions that affect our students and educators so it’s important that they visit schools on a regular basis to see what happens in our classrooms day in and day out.

January 13, 2015 • • Nooga.com
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Free college planning, financial aid workshop scheduled

The Public Education Foundation is offering area residents free help in filling out the FAFSA, which both local and federal leaders say is the most important thing a student can do to get help paying for college. Along with community partners, PEF will host this college planning and financial aid workshop at the end of the month.

December 17, 2014 • • WTVC.com
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FREE College Readiness Workshop

Watch PEF’s Stacy Lightfoot and Young and Wiser, Inc.’s Tom Bissonette on ‘This N That’

December 14, 2014 • , , • Chattanooga Times Free Press
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There’s no secret to coding: Kids learn about programming at Chattanooga Public Library event

… Lauren Wade, STEM program associate at PEF, said the event brought a good mix of kids, some with computer coding experience from school and others who had no idea what coding even meant. “Hour of Code gives kids a chance to be literate in the language of tomorrow,” Wade said. “They are not just participating with technology, but learning to create it.”

December 8, 2014 • , • WRCBTV.com
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“Hour of Code” events on WRCB

PEF’s Lauren Wade talks to 3 Plus You about learning computer coding.

December 8, 2014 • , • WDEF.com
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PEF’s Lauren Wade on WDEF about “Hour of Code”

Lauren Wade with the STEM Hub talks about this week’s Hour of Code programs.

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