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UPS Foundation gives $25,000 to Kentucky Science Center

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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The UPS Foundation is underwriting a new learning experience at the Kentucky Science Center.

A $25,000 grant from the foundation will underwrite the Challenger Learning Center, and cover 75% of Challenger Learning Center mission costs.

Field trips for that center will be award on a first come, first served basis. Priority will be given to Title I Middle Schools in Jefferson County.

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Those missions will be offered to Title I 7th and 8th graders, then Title 1 high school students.

The Challenger Learning Center was created by the families of the shuttle disaster, in memory of their loved ones.

There are currently 48 Challenger Learning Centers worldwide.

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