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Top Companies Commit to 112,500 hours of STEM Experiences

MORE DAYS OF STEM: The advocacy group Change the Equation announced during the White House Summit on Next Generation High Schools that 13 of its member companies are committing more pro-bono hours of STEM experiences in and out of school programs for 2016. In total, they pledged 112,500 volunteer-hours of skill-based activities will be offered, 25% higher than in 2015.

Among the corporate pledges, Intel will be partnering with the Oakland Unified School District to offer a summer program for 2,400 students based on computer science, engineering and maker activities. Other participating companies include 3M, ArcelorMittal and GlaxoSmithKline.

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