Friday Nov 15
Parents Against Student Data-Mining Notch Victory in Colorado
Parents in a Colorado school district rejoiced last week when they learned that the pilot version of a controversial student data collection program would be stopped.
The Providence Journal
Former Brown president Gregorian honored with avenue in Scotland
Former Brown University president Vartan Gregorian was honored in October in Andrew Carnegie's hometown in Scotland with an avenue named after him in a park donated by the the American industrialist and philanthropist.
Realigning Africa's doctoral programmes
These words, from Jane Kengeya-Kayondo, special advisor for Africa at the Wellcome Trust, captured the tenor of a lively day of discussions in Pretoria yesterday.
Carnegie Corporation awards Cleveland schools $3M
The Carnegie Corporation of New York has announced $10 million in grants to help four districts design and open new schools.
Makerere gets sh3bn for research
By Conan Businge Makerere University has received a $1.2m grant to boost its research from the Carnegie Corporation of New York and Alborada Trust of United Kingdom.