Children Attending First Day of School in Ukraine

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UKRAINE, Slavyansk : Children attend on September 1, 2014 a ceremony marking their first day of school in Slavyansk. The Ukrainian government has been restoring infrastructure and buildings destroyed by fighting in the eastern Ukrainian town of Slavyansk in the Donetsk region after pro-Russian rebels left the city in July. AFP PHOTO/ANATOLII STEPANOVAFP

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  • globally, 77,600,000 girls do not attend school
  • there are 33,000,000 fewer girls than boys in primary education
  • girls with secondary education are 6 times less likely to be married as children
  • a girl with 7 years of schooling in the developing world will have 2.2 fewer children
  • a child born to a literate mother is 50% more likely to survive past the age of 5
  • two thirds of the 775,000,000 illiterate adults, and 63% of illiterate youth, are female
  • literate mothers are twice as likely to immunize their children and send them to school
  • a girl who completes basic education is 3 times less likely to contract HIV
  • a girl earns 20% more as an adult for every additional year of education she receives
  • a nation’s GDP rises an average of 3% when 10% more its girls attend school
  • less than 2% of international development funds are specifically allocated to girls
  • school is not free in over 50 countries

Raytheon Sweetens Annual Pi Day Celebration for Math and Science Teachers From Coast to Coast

Delivery of pies within 3.14-mile radius of company locations nationwide and virtual pie sharing through Facebook to promote science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education.

WALTHAM, Massachusetts, March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Raytheon Company is expanding its annual Pi Day tradition by delivering hundreds of apple pies nationwide to math and science teachers at middle and high schools located within a 3.14-mile radius of select Raytheon business locations across the country, including the company’s headquarters in Waltham, Massachusetts.

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Raytheon Sweetens Annual Pi Day Celebration for Math and Science Teachers From Coast to Coast

Delivery of pies within 3.14-mile radius of company locations nationwide and virtual pie sharing through Facebook to promote science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education.

WALTHAM, Massachusetts, March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Raytheon Company is expanding its annual Pi Day tradition by delivering hundreds of apple pies nationwide to math and science teachers at middle and high schools located within a 3.14-mile radius of select Raytheon business locations across the country, including the company’s headquarters in Waltham, Massachusetts.

Please click here to continue reading the original article at Marketwatch.
Image source: Fruity Cuties