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The Science Center received $499,000 from the PAsmart Advancing Computer Science and STEM Education Grant

The Science Center has received a grant for its FirstHand high school STEM programming to foster a more equitable classroom-to-career pipeline. After a first investment with PAsmart, the Grant partnership will now be extended with an additional $499,000 grant to advance Computer Science and STEM Education. Through FirstHand’s historic cross-sector partnerships with STEM companies, the local education ecosystem, and academic partners, over 200 students will be supported in their career exposure, exploration, and growth.

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