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Book cover for 'Paralysed with fear: the story of polio' by Gareth Williams published by Palgrave Macmillan.
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The American Library Association has released its 2011-12 Annual Report , an overview of the association's initiatives and accomplishments on behalf of the library profession.
State Superintendent John White, BESE President Chas Roemer and BESE member Walter Lee listen to committee comments, April 16, 2013.
When you were a kid and got in trouble at school, did they ever threaten to "put it in your permanent record?" That's a scary prospect, knowing that the information could be seen forever by anyone with access to it.
The Edge Benchmarks Version 1.0 is available at www.libraryedge.org, and the complete assessment and toolkit will be available to libraries nationwide in January 2014.
Cannes Lions, the most prestigious international creative communications awards festival, kicked off this week showcasing more than 34,000 entries from around the world.
Researchers at Colorado State University are launching the most realistic study ever conducted into how transmission of the tuberculosis pathogen triggers infectious disease, an investigation expected to yield new insights into a disease that attacks the lungs and kills some 1.5 million people worldwide each year.
The database, funded mostly by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, is intended to track students from kindergarten through high school by storing myriad data points: test scores, learning disabilities, discipline records - even teacher assessments of a child's character.
It sounds like a clich from a beauty pageant, where the contestants talk about the lofty goal of achieving world peace or feeding the hungry.
Because the U2 frontman and others like him are seen as representatives of the poor, the poor are not invited to speak 'Bono's positioning of the west as the saviour of Africa while failing to A discuss the harm the G8 nations are doing has undermined campaigns for justice and accountability.'
Acclaimed PR advisor and American adventurer Michael Hardaway has joined the Washington branch of Acumen, a global non-profit venture fund founded by Jacqueline Novogratz with help from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation and NYC June 17, 2013 - Michael Hardaway Joins Global Philanthropy Fund, Acumen MEDIA RELEASE Monday, ... (more)
HIV prevention programs for female sex workers in India reduce rates of syphilis, HIV and other sexually transmitted infections , a University of Toronto study has found.
President Jo Ann Gora and other Ball State University officials will travel next month to the headquarters of The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in Seattle.
Nearly one hundred Sinclair Community College faculty and staff attended a three-day professional development certification program, Educating for Life.