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Progressive Pursuits to Prevent Professional Paresis, Text Slide 20 of 37

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Slide title: GK-12

Slide words:
- GK-12 supports STEM graduate students for two years as part of larger partnerships between local school districts and graduate institutions.
- 25 partnerships are supported each year; five-year awards provide up to $600K annually.
- The program places graduate students directly in K-12 classrooms. K-12 teachers and students are exposed to science while graduate students enhance teaching and communication skills.

Slide background image: An illustration titled "The Synapse Revealed" showing a neuron preparing to transmit a signal to its target

Slide background credit: Graham Johnson, Graham Johnson Medical Media

Design by: Adrian Apodaca, National Science Foundation

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