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NASA Selects 12 Explorer Schools, 6 $5,000 Grant Winners

NASA has chosen 12 schools as NASA Explorer Schools, half of which will also receive $5,000 grants to implement a STEM project in their classrooms before next April.

Selected "for their contributions to science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) education in the 2012-2013 school year," according to an agency release, the "schools will receive a NASA certificate of recognition that includes an American flag that was flown in space."

The six grant-winning schools are:

The other NASA Exploerer Schools are:

"Congratulations to the 2012-2013 honor award and grant winners," said Diane DeTroye, NASA's director of STEM engagement in Washington, in a prepared statement. "By using NASA educational resources, innovative teachers brought new approaches to their classrooms to engage their students in STEM studies."

More information about NASA Explorer Schools is available at nasa.gov.

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