“The Heinz Endowments and The Pittsburgh Foundation Award ASSET Inc. $225,000…” (Newswise)

An exciting new partnership has been launched with Carlow’s education department! The Partnerships to Advance Learning in STEM (PALS) is being integrated into four courses at Carlow. Read the article below to learn more.

The following is an excerpt from Newswise via ASSET, Inc.

“Newswise — For Pittsburgh K-12 students in under-resourced communities whose academic achievement has been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, high-dosage tutoring is increasingly becoming a reality, thanks to two individual grants of $150,000 and $75,000 made to ASSET Inc. by The Heinz Endowments and The Pittsburgh Foundation, respectively.

The tutoring initiative these grants are funding is called Partnerships to Advance Learning in STEM (PALS), a unique model for teacher professional learning and coaching which simultaneously supports K-12 students and pre-service teachers. 

PALS puts ASSET Inc. once again at the forefront of education innovation and positions Pittsburgh as a national leader in devising novel approaches to addressing pandemic-related learning loss, which has been called catastrophic by education experts…” 

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