A weekly talk show about people in the Mon Valley area of Pittsburgh

A weekly public affairs show about McKeesport and the Mon Valley, produced in cooperation with WEDO (810) and WZUM (1550).

Two Rivers, 30 Minutes for Sept 24, 2021

09-24-2021

Topic: "Moonshot" projects aim for big changes in local schools

Guests: Tyler Samstag, director of Remake Learning, and Maureen Shaw, counselor, Clairton City School District

How Topic Discussed: Pittsburgh based Remake Learning has awarded more than $1 million in "Moonshot" grants to local schools and educational organizations to launch projects designed to have big, culture-changing impacts. What kinds of projects have local educators proposed? How were projects selected for funding? What kinds of spinoff effects with these projects have that might aid other schools, teachers or organizations? How will Clairton City School District implement its "Moonshot" grant? What benefits will be provided to students that would otherwise be unattainable?

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