Research Firm to Fund Technology in Central Virginia Schools

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

An international research institute is supporting technology programs in middle schools throughout central Virginia.

Battelle, a global research and development organization, presented school superintendents with a $43,615 award to launch the new iSTEM program from its facility in the University of Virginia Research Park.

The money will train 10 teachers from schools in Albemarle, Greene, Madison and Orange counties, as well as Charlottesville, to use geospatial technology in humanities courses.

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