New grants announced
The Indiana Department of Education announced the distribution of the 2017-18 Math and Science Partnership (MSP) Program Grants. Recipients of the 2017-18 grants are second and third year recipients and have displayed a focus on classroom integration of math and science instruction, with an additional focus on relevant Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) within grades K-12. To learn more about the MSP grant program, please visit www.ed-msp.net. To view a list of 2017-18 MSP recipients, please visit: http://www.doe.in.gov/sites/default/files/ccr/mathandsciencepartnershipprogram.pdf. The Indiana Historical Society (IHS) announced that an $11, 600 Heritage Support Grant is being awarded to the Friends of Barker Civic Center to help preserve the history of the region. The funding will be used to hire student interns, as well as purchase equipment needed to digitize the Barker Mansion archives. As the project gets underway, Barker Mansion staff will work alongside faculty and students from Purdue University Northwest (PNW) to digitize existing archival materials. In addition, original documents will be stored safely to prevent further wear and tear.
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