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Office of Communications
Last modified: 12/11/2012 3:45:44 PM
Media Advisory

PGCPS Recipient of $25,000 Grant From 21st Century Solutions
December 11, 2012
For Immediate Release
CONTACT:
Office of Communications
301-952-6001
WHO:
NBCUniversal Foundation
PGCPS Academy of Health Science Middle College at Prince George’s Community College
Carolyn M. Boston, Vice-Chair, Prince George’s County Board of Education Member, District 6

WHAT:
$25,000 21st Century Solutions Grant Recipient

WHEN:
Dec. 12 · 10:30 a.m.

WHERE:
NBC4 Studios
4001 Nebraska Ave. N.W.
Washington D.C.

BACKGROUND:
21st Century Solutions, in partnership with NBC Owned Television Stations, supports high-impact, innovative projects that are effecting change in our local communities. Primary categories include: arts and media; civic engagement; community development; education; environment; jobs and economic empowerment; and technology.

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About PGCPS: Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) is one on the nation’s 25 largest school districts, with 208 schools and centers, more than 127,000 students, and nearly 22,800 employees. With an annual budget of $1.79 billion, the district serves a diverse student population from urban, suburban, and rural communities. PGCPS offers a wide variety of innovative academic programs, including language immersion, high school career academies, and dual enrollment. Its location just outside of Washington, D.C. enables the district to partner with higher education and local and national agencies and businesses to provide unique learning opportunities for students.