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Isle space education center marking its 20th anniversary

By Marcie Kagawa / mkagawa@staradvertiser.com

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Mar 18, 2013

~~<p>For 20 years Challenger Center Hawaii has been providing middle school students from across the state with the opportunity to experience simulated space missions, despite budget cuts two years ago that could have spelled the end for the learning center.</p>
<p>&quot;I'm very grateful we've been able to touch the lives of so many students and teachers over these past two decades,&quot; said Liane Kim, founding educator and director of the space education center. &quot;Hopefully, we've helped them see the value of their education and what they're learning in the classroom. We want to help them create and accomplish their dreams, touch their futures, even if in a small way.&quot;</p>
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For 20 years Challenger Center Hawaii has been providing middle school students from across the state with the opportunity to experience simulated space missions, despite budget cuts two years ago that could have spelled the end for the learning center.

"I'm very grateful we've been able to touch the lives of so many students and teachers over these past two decades," said Liane Kim, founding educator and director of the space education center. "Hopefully, we've helped them see the value of their education and what they're learning in the classroom. We want to help them create and accomplish their dreams, touch their futures, even if in a small way." Login for more...



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