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Schools get $200K for STEM classes
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STEM classes will be making their way to all the elementary schools thanks to a grant for $200,000 obtained by the Warren County School System. “We have the program at the middle school and this grant allows us to expose all students to the same training,” said Director of Schools Bobby Cox. “The program at the middle school is going great and allows students more hands-on learning and is really what led us to apply for the grant.”The county Financial Management Committee and county Budget and Finance Committee unanimously approved two bids: 1) Manufacturing/ STEM laboratory storage and transportation unit from Learning Labs Inc. for $18,630; 2) Manufacturing/ STEM equipment from Learning Labs Inc. for $88,145.Stem (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) education is active and focuses on a student-centered learning environment.