Berkeley school district, Berkeley Public Schools Fund receive grant for STEM opportunities

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A grant from the Bayer Fund and Wareham Development is geared toward a "Diversifying the STEM Career Pipeline" initiative. The initiative benefits student populations that lack representation in STEM, in addition to the STEM industry itself, according to Wyn Skeels, the Career Technical Education program supervisor at Berkeley High School.

In an effort to provide STEM opportunities to underrepresented student populations in Berkeley middle schools, more than $500,000 in grants was given to Berkeley Unified School District, or BUSD, and the Berkeley Public Schools Fund.
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