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Facing the inevitable take-over by plutocrats, public education has thrown caution to the wind.
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In an important first, a new vaccine has been shown to cut the risk of malaria in young African children by about half, according to research announced Tuesday. Although the effectiveness shown in this Phase 3 trial is far less than the near-100 percent effectiveness often seen in childhood vaccines for other illnesses in the West, the findings are promising, given that malaria kills some 800,000 people in sub-Saharan Africa alone each year.
SHELBY COUNTY, Alabama -- The Shelby County School District has released a new roughly two-minute promotional video that touts the benefits of the system's education.
Donald Hense is founder and CEO of Friendship Public Charter School, which operates six campuses serving K-12 students in Southeast and Northeast D.C. Photo/www.friendshipschools.org Recently I was excited to recognize 82 young scholars from Friendship Collegiate Academy.
The president and vice president are making a rare joint appearance on Wednesday to tout new federal funds for community colleges and apprenticeship programs.
KOF). According to a newly amended filing with the SEC, Cascade Investment holds a total of some 25.79 million series L shares of the company, equal to 5.3% of the outstanding stock.
A new study shows that soybean plants can be redesigned to increase crop yields while requiring less water and helping to offset greenhouse gas warming.
Washington: US President Barack Obama has sought to leverage American innovation to help reduce poverty and boost economic growth, and increased agricultural production and food security without further accelerating climate change.
Change is an inevitable part of life. The changes we encounter range from daily, seemingly inconsequential incidents, to monumental transitions over time.
More than 1000 life science professionals, both national as international, will attend.
University for a Night 2104 brought together more than 300 leaders from around the world to share ideas and inspiration about how we can work together to overcome poverty and create a more sustainable, prosperous world.
Sensitive to charges that the rollout of Healthcare.gov was grossly mismanaged, President Obama's nomination of Sylvia Mathews Burwell to replace Kathleen Sebelius as Secretary of Health and Human Services is an attempt to bolster the department's image with solid management credentials.
After steering the world's richest foundation for the past five years, Jeff Raikes is now taking on an even bigger job: improving the effectiveness of philanthropy as a whole.
The woman who will oversee the Obama administration's implementation of the HHS mandate, requiring employers to give 'free' contraception to all American women, spent a decade leading the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation's population control efforts in the Third World.