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2020 By the Numbers: 1,280 students learning about Great Lakes stewardship

Two students are from Les Cheneaux Community Schools district check a solar-powered monitoring stationSix school districts have been awarded grants through the From Students to Stewards Initiative, a partnership between EGLE, Grand Valley State University, the Michigan Department of Education (DOE) and the MiSTEM Network through the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity (LEO).

Approximately 1,280 students from the six districts — Allegan Area Educational District, Comstock Public Schools, Copper Country Intermediate School District, Les Cheneaux Community Schools, Niles Community Schools and Northport Public Schools — will learn skills to prepare them for high-quality water-focused STEM careers and connect them with community organizations and local businesses that are dedicated to freshwater stewardship for place-based learning opportunities.

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