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Kent ISD Director of Career Readiness Receives National Award

Kent ISD Director of Career Readiness Jarrad Grandy received the STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathmatics) District Leader Award on April 25 for his leadership in the district’s continual development and improvement.

The award was presented at the International Association for STEM Leaders (IASL) inaugural leadership event in Washington, D.C. Nearly 100 STEM leaders from around the world convened to recognize leading programs, schools, districts and individuals who have displayed STEM Excellence.

IASL recognized Kent ISD as a district that “moves beyond theories and models to tangible deliverables, while always testing theories and models and real work being done in the classroom.”


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Students study whether city’s rapids should return

To celebrate our 10th anniversary, your School News Network team is re-publishing some early stories from each school district. This story, originally published in January 2014, follows Grand Rapids Public students as they study the Grand River’s dams and its former rapids — a topic that continues to be in the news today.
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