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Special Initiatives

When it comes to education, one size does not fit all. So we developed initiatives tailored to particular academic, developmental and societal needs.

Learn more about our work to spark a love of science, boost reading comprehension and prepare young adults for the rest of their lives.

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STEM Education

Research shows that kids who regularly engage in hands-on science with real-world applications not only become more interested in pursuing STEM careers, but they also do better academically. Click here to learn more about out STEM initiatives.

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Literacy

Reading proficiency by third grade is the most important predictor of high school graduation and career success. Yet two-thirds of this country's eighth graders can't read proficiently. Learn how we help.


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College & Career Readiness

Too many high school students—including those most likely to drop out—are bored, or see classroom learning as irrelevant. Discover how we not only inspire teens, but provide opportunities for real-world learning and employment.