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Tesla Donating $37½ Million To Nevada Schools (Video)

August 4th, 2018 | by Matt Pressman

As the Gigafactory in Nevada continues to grow, so does Tesla's commitment to local schools. Tesla is looking to "give students more access to specialized fields of study such as Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)," according to Teslarati. JB Straubel, Tesla's co-founder and CTO, explains, "The demand for STEM jobs in Nevada will continue to grow dramatically over the next few years."


First Tesla START Class Graduates

April 8th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley

Tesla has developed a training program called START to teach people how to qualify for jobs at its service centers. The first START class has just graduated from Central Piedmont Community College in Huntersnville, North Carolina


Korea to Abandon Printed Textbooks by 2015

July 8th, 2011 | by Jo Borrás

In a bold move, South Korea's ministry of education recently announced plans to remove printed textbooks from Korea's schools by the year 2015. Called “Smart Education”, the plan calls for the creation of a dedicated cloud network - which will host digital copies of the students' required reading and lessons – that can be accessed through “any” Internet-connected device, from low-power netbooks to tablets to (presumably) Android-powered washing machines, which will be provided to students' families if they are unable to afford them (the netbooks, not the appliances)


Back to School

May 27th, 2011 | by Piotr Jędrzejuk

Three years ago, I was introduced to sustainability by Jonathan T. Scott, a teacher at Kozminski University in Warsaw, Poland. Ever since, I have been fascinated by the business facets of the subject: the waste minimization and cost reductions it incurs, the job creation benefits, and the minimization of environmental degradation. One of Scott’s contributions to the field of sustainability is the observance that almost everyone focuses on and discusses the symptoms of waste (resource depletion, environmental degradation, CO2 emissions, job loss, etc) rather than the causes, and that if you want to attract the attention of the business community you have to speak its language (e.g finance) and focus on the cost of the causes



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