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VA Awards Grants To Boost STEM Teachers

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The Virginia Department of Education is awarding more than $2 million in grants to enhance teachers' knowledge of science, technology, engineering and math and their ability to teach the subjects.
    
The department said in a news release that 10 partnerships between school divisions and colleges and universities won the awards, part of a competitive Math and Science partnership grant competition. The partnerships will provide in-service training for STEM teachers and create professional development programs tied to state science Standards of Learning.
    
Officials say the money will provide professional development for 740 teachers throughout Virginia.


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