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In DC, remote learning is leaving poor and Black students further behind

Jan. 6, 2021 10:34 am

In DC, remote learning is leaving poor and Black students further behind

Early data shows that feared learning losses are happening with online schooling. It's worst for students who were already facing a gap.
These STEM kits will let two DC-area teachers bring the lab to students’ homes

Dec. 17, 2020 2:07 pm

These STEM kits will let two DC-area teachers bring the lab to students’ homes

Hands-on STEM education has been a challenge during the pandemic, so the Society for Science & the Public awarded Deborah Branch and Samantha Novak with these research kits to reach students in a new way.
This new scholarship fund wants to boost technical talent in the DC area

Dec. 11, 2020 1:52 pm

This new scholarship fund wants to boost technical talent in the DC area

The Access 2 Education Scholarship Fund will offer scholarships to Prince George's County residents to enroll in online bootcamps in coding, data analytics, UX/UI, digital marketing or cybersecurity.
Gula Tech Foundation has $1M for nonprofits increasing diversity in cybersecurity

Dec. 9, 2020 7:27 am

Gula Tech Foundation has $1M for nonprofits increasing diversity in cybersecurity

Starting in 2021, former Tenable execs-turned-investors Ron and Cyndi Gula will seek out nonprofits with a series of competitive grant programs.
It’s #GivingTuesday 2020 and these local tech orgs want your support

Dec. 1, 2020 3:30 pm

It’s #GivingTuesday 2020 and these local tech orgs want your support

Urban Alliance, Bird, Martha's Table, Byte Back and SEED SPOT are running campaigns today to receive charitable donations.
DC drops to #4 most diverse US city in STEM, after holding the top spot last year

Nov. 24, 2020 10:56 am

DC drops to #4 most diverse US city in STEM, after holding the top spot last year

Despite the slip in 2020, D.C. still ranks the best for gender diversity in SmartAsset's study, and shows the highest percentage of Black STEM professionals.
This national org aims to grow the number of Black VCs. Now it has a Baltimore-DC chapter

Oct. 30, 2020 9:15 am

This national org aims to grow the number of Black VCs. Now it has a Baltimore-DC chapter

Investors from around the region are launching BLCK VC to grow community and programming for folks looking to break into investing.
How can we achieve ‘digital justice’ in the District?

Oct. 15, 2020 7:46 am

How can we achieve ‘digital justice’ in the District?

Byte Back Communications Director Yvette Scorse recaps big themes from the nonprofit's Digital Inclusion NOW summit — plus, ideas for #dctech companies to get involved.
This new program wants to prepare teens for careers in STEM via science and storytelling

Oct. 12, 2020 1:21 pm

This new program wants to prepare teens for careers in STEM via science and storytelling

Launched by Acquired Data Solutions and Edge of Yesterday Media, MASTERY is a virtual after-school learning program teaching young people tech skills through an interactive platform.
DC’s Ward 8 is getting a ‘super vote center’ next month after much criticism

Sep. 28, 2020 2:12 pm

DC’s Ward 8 is getting a ‘super vote center’ next month after much criticism

The Entertainment and Sports Arena in Congress Heights, home to the Washington Mystics, will open for early voting on Oct. 27.

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