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Continuing the discussion on education in Alaska

...specifically 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...
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...
Report: Public libraries and printed books still big with younger generation

...explore 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

...not 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...
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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...
Neighbors Digest

...selected by 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...
Grant will link 104 Alaska libraries connect libraries to the network. The $2.9 million in matching funds includes support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Rasmuson Foundation. One hundred and four public libraries in Alaska will serve as public computer centers...
State library getting federal money for broadband

...S. 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...
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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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