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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...
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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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...
Gates grant could provide new type of school in Alaska

A grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will allow Antioch University Seattle to explore establishing Native-oriented high schools in Alaska that include college courses...
Haines library described as 'best'

...naming 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...
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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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...
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...


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