Florida Department of Education Taps Pioneering Nonprofit to Boost Entrepreneurial Skills, Mindset for High School Students

BARRINGTON, Ill., Sept. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Uncharted Learning, a national nonprofit committed to helping students develop resilience and problem solving skills through entrepreneurship today announced its collaboration with the Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) and the Florida Association of Career and Technical Education (FACTE) as part of the state’s effort to give more students access to high-quality courses that develop entrepreneurial skills and mindsets. Through the program, FLDOE is investing $1 million in entrepreneurial education, including grants to K-12 school districts and secondary schools that want to offer entrepreneurship programs.

Uncharted Learning has been selected as one of two organizations that will share best practices for developing entrepreneurship education and training programs in K-12 schools and tips for completing the grant applications. Beginning Sept. 29, FLDOE and FACTE will host a series of webinars for school districts and Florida College System institutions interested in submitting grant applications.

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Greenwich nonprofit offers grants to help special education families

GREENWICH — A Greenwich-based legal services nonprofit is accepting applications for grants to provide families of special education students with access to qualified attorneys.

The Special Education Legal Fund Inc. announced Monday that it would award grants of up to $5,000 for qualified families living in Connecticut or Westchester County, N.Y., for its Legal Assistance Program.

“Special Education Legal Fund (S.E.L.F.) provides resources and knowledge to families in need to promote full advocacy for children in the special education system,” a statement from the group said.

“Although a free and appropriate public education is a right guaranteed to all students under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, the realities of special education in the U.S. can be quite different,” the group says on its website. “Parents and educators may disagree on the appropriate education of a student with specific needs.”

S.E.L.F. was co-founded by two special education parents from Greenwich,

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Nonprofit tackles challenges of special needs education amid pandemic

A new approach to teaching students with special needs is taking shape as students around the country return to some form of schooling. With the COVID-19 pandemic bringing unique challenges already, experts fear children that need more intensive educational support are in danger of being left behind.

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“He doesn’t have much receptive language. And he was starting to understand small things,” New York mother Kristen Teodoro told CBS News’ Jamie Wax. “He was starting to want to participate in group activities, which he’d never really wanted to do. And then COVID happened.”

Teodoro, whose 5-year-old son Hudson is on the autism spectrum, turned her concern into action and founded Hudson’s Helping Hands.” The nonprofit offers support to children with special needs by encouraging socialization and engagement within a group setting. For health and safety, temperature checks are performed at the entrance, all parents are required to

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Global Life Science Academic and Non-Profit Partnering Deal Terms and Agreements Directory 2014-2020

The “Global Academic and Non-Profit Partnering Terms and Agreements 2014-2020” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

Global Academic and Non-Profit Partnering Terms and Agreements 2014 to 2020 report provides a detailed understanding and analysis of how and why companies enter Academic and Non-Profit partnering deals. These deals tend to be multicomponent, starting with collaborative R&D, and proceed to commercialization of outcomes.

This report provides details of the latest Academic and Non-Profit agreements announced in the life sciences since 2014.

The report takes the reader through a comprehensive review Academic and Non-Profit deal trends, key players, top deal values, as well as deal financials, allowing the understanding of how, why and under what terms, companies are entering Academic and Non-Profit partnering deals.

The report presents financial deal term values for Academic and Non-Profit deals, listing by headline value, upfront payments, milestone payments and royalties, enabling readers to analyse and benchmark

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Eric Krebs Announces the Creation of the Nonprofit Science Theater Company

Science Theater Company will present digital and other dramatic science demonstration programs.

Eric Krebs Announces the Creation of the Nonprofit Science Theater Company

After five successful years of presenting the Drama Desk Award-winning “That Physics Show,” three years of “That Chemistry Show,” and a year of “That Inventions Show,” Broadway and Off-Broadway producer Eric Krebs has announced the creation of the nonprofit Science Theater Company (STC). Digital and other dramatic science demonstration programs offered by STC for diverse audiences will build on the educational and entertainment achievements of Krebs’ previous productions. As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, Science Theater Company (STC) will be able to vastly increase the size and diversity of the audiences served, and particularly include those currently underserved by science programming. For more information, please visit www.sciencetheatercompany.org.

“That Physics Show,” was created by Rutgers physics professional demonstrator David Maiullo. It garnered a 2016 Drama Desk Award for “Unique Theatrical Experience.” Not far behind, “That Chemistry Show” was created by chemistry

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Greeley nonprofit receives grant funding for youth life skills education development

A local nonprofit recently received grant funding to create social-emotional learning curriculum for Weld County students in fourth through eighth grade.

Youth Empowerment Group received $10,000 from the Weld Community Foundation Littler Youth Fund to promote mental health, safety, healthy relationships and academics.

“The Weld Community Foundation Littler Youth Fund has been a consistent partner since day one,” said Dr. Laurie Berdahl, Youth Empowerment Group executive director and former OB/GYN. “They have increased our funding year over year. This is the beginning of our third year and they gave us our biggest grant from them so far. We feel really fortunate for their support of youth but also their trust in us to provide something that could be infinitely helpful during this super challenging time.”

The curriculum, called PowerUp, will be provided to Weld County schools and youth organizations for free. Groups outside of Weld County will pay cost-based license

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