Google Gives $600K to Calif. Teachers to Spend in Classrooms

Google Gives $600K to Calif. Teachers to Spend in Classrooms

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teachers gets Google funding-KGOvidBecause most teachers spend their own money to simply buy classroom supplies, imagine the joy across San Francisco area schools last week, when 604 teachers opened the mail to discover that Google would spend more than $600,000 to fund special requests teachers made for outside money to fund pet projects.

Oakland High School teacher Payton Carter, for instance, asked for graphic novels to inspire kids who might not otherwise get into reading.

Science teacher Katie Noonan now has upgrades for a remotely operated submersible, which the kids can build and operate.

(WATCH the video or READ the story from KGO-TV)

Thanks to Jim Kelly for sending the link!

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