Miami Jackson High School students will learn new ways to use S.T.E.M. (science, technology, engineering, math) curriculum in agriculture and food production with the help of a $20,000 grant from Verizon. Jackson is one of 80 schools in the nation to win funds from the $1.6 million Verizon Innovate Learning grant program targeting schools underserved in S.T.E.M. resources. On hand to receive check are left to right: Assistant Principal Ana Barreto, Associate Superintendent, Education Transformation Office Dr. Pablo G. Ortiz, State of Florida Representative Cynthia Stafford (District 109), Board Member for District 2 Dr. Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall, teacher Agostinho Ferreira, Verizon Representative Beth Bailey, Principal Carlos Rios Jr., The Education Fund Executive Director Linda Lecht.