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Continuing the discussion on education in Alaska

...Catholic influence on education is narrowly sectarian and a threat to education in Alaska. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation certainly did not agree with this when it partnered in an $18.9 million grant to replicate the success of Cristo...
Scientist: Cassava disease spread at alarming rate

...needed is a virus-free cassava seed and the Italian meeting is hosting major funders including the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, hoping to convince them of the importance of the project.Global warming brings a new urgency, said Fauquet and...
Report: Public libraries and printed books still big with younger generation

...the role libraries play in people's lives and communities, research that is underwritten by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.For more information, visit
Andrea Story

...maintain it?This was my top priority when first on the Board. Years later, and after exhaustive study by the Gates Foundation and other experts, I've learned that the only in school factor that fully correlates to student achievement is quality...
Philanthropist Bill Gates hopes polio will be eradicated by 2018

...been stopped - Pakistan, Afghanistan and Nigeria.The Microsoft founder, who co-chairs the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, spoke ahead of a high-level meeting on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly which launched the new campaign...
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Group works toward Native charter school

...associate of arts degree or enough college credits to enter a bachelor's degree program as a college junior. The Gates Foundation has helped fund such schools. "One of the biggest problems is the transition from high school to college for those...
District puts education equity at forefront

...Cadiente-Nelson said in 2007, there was a meeting between JSD and the University of Alaska Southeast and someone from the Bill Gates Foundation where they could have received $1 million to create rigorous coursework for Native students. "We hit a wall of...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...ordered state flags to be lowered through today. Gates sends $4.9 million to Alaska JUNEAU - The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has awarded the Alaska Council of School Administrators a $4.9 million grant to improve education in Alaska...
Outside editorial: The good news about AIDS vaccine research

...way out of the AIDS epidemic without a vaccine. Seattle has become a gateway for such efforts. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation last year put $287 million behind the collaborative efforts of 165 scientists from 19 countries. Long-term grants...
Neighbors Digest the Library Journal for its first Best Small Library in America award. Co-sponsored by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the award was founded to encourage and showcase exemplary work of libraries serving populations under 25,000...


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