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Pace University To Lead Consortium Awarded $5m NSF Grant For "Curriculum And Community Enterprise For New York Harbor Restoration In New York City Public Schools”

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"Pace Universitys School of Education Assistant Clinical Professor Lauren Birney Ed. D joined with former President Bill Clinton and New York Harbor School co-founder Murray Fisher on Thursday, September 4 on Governors Island to announce that the Billion Oyster Project has been awarded a $5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to expand the program into as many as 60 middle schools throughout the city. Students have so far introduced 11 million oysters into New York Harbor while studying how they purify water, develop and interact with the ecosystem." See More