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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...
Gates Foundation awards $900,000 to Alaska group

ANCHORAGE - The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has awarded $900,000 to an Alaska foundation to support educational programs for low-income and minority populations. The...
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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
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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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...
Gates grant could provide new type of school in Alaska

...grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will allow Antioch 34 percent of whites, the Gates Foundation said. Antioch has worked with...teleconference Tuesday from Seattle. The Gates Foundation announced $29.6 million in...
Haines library described as 'best'

...the Haines library the best small library in America for 2005. The award, co-sponsored by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, carries with it a $10,000 prize and a measure of prestige. Nearly 150 communities across the country with populations...
State library getting federal money for broadband

...Commerce Department funding will cover most of the project's cost. The rest is coming from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Rasmuson Foundation. The state department of education, of which the library is a part, says the project's...
Regional News
Bill Gates sets an example for us hundredaires, too

...second place: wow. Gates' announcement last week that he will henceforth work full time with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation - founded with his wife in 2000 to confront global health and education issues - has the feel of a potentially seismic...


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