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K-12 Education

 DIRECTV is committed to fostering K-12 education as our primary area of focus, and we prioritize STEM education. Across all markets we serve, our investments in educational programming, teacher training, internships, mentoring, technology and facilities are having a positive impact on student performance. Through DIRECTV GOES TO SCHOOL in the U.S., we provide free programming to K-12 schools and offer special events and content to enhance students’ educational experiences.

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DIRECTV’s Strategic Math Partnership with City Year Los Angeles
For the 2014-2015 academic year, DIRECTV was City Year Los Angeles’ Strategic Math Sponsor. Their support funded math training and professional development for nearly 300 AmeriCorps members serving at 25 schools across Los Angeles, and also helped create the Math Coordinator role on each school team.
Sep 1, 2015 9:00 AM ET
DIRECTV & Junior Achievement Partnership Keeps the Ball Rolling for Colorado’s Kids
In June, Junior Achievement Rocky Mountain (JA Rocky Mountain) announced that DIRECTV employees raised nearly $90,000 in 2015 to support JA programs that served more than 125,000 students in the Denver area with financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurial programs during the 2014-15 school year. This was made possible in large part to more than 225 DIRECTV employees that...
Jul 21, 2015 10:00 AM ET
City Year AmeriCorps Members Recognized with DIRECTV Math Achievement Awards
DIRECTV is proud to recognize 11 City Year AmeriCorps members from six U.S. cities with its 2015 Math Achievement Awards. This program, now in its second year, presents a free year of DIRECTV Service to AmeriCorps members who have made a profound impact on student math achievement while serving with City Year at high-need K-12 schools.  Baton Rouge, La.: Tiana Hill...
Jul 10, 2015 10:10 AM ET
DIRECTV Awards 101 Scholarships to Children of Employees in the U.S. and Latin America
The 2015 DIRECTV Scholarship Program has awarded 101 scholarships to children of employees in the U.S. and Latin America pursuing a postsecondary degree. The DIRECTV Scholarship Program, now in its fifth year, was created to further DIRECTV’s investment in its employees and enhance the company’s commitment to education. This year’s scholarships were awarded to children of employees in 21...
Jul 10, 2015 10:00 AM ET
DIRECTV Awards Charleston, SC High School Students with $25K Math-Makes-it-Work Prize in Samsung’s Solve for Tomorrow Contest
This spring, through its sponsorship of the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest, DIRECTV awarded its $25,000 Math Makes-it-Work prize to a team of students from Ashley Ridge High School in South Carolina. The winners – members of the school’s Engineering Club – developed a self-sustaining advanced flood warning system to detect potentially dangerous conditions in their hometown of...
Jul 1, 2015 11:25 AM ET