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As the San Jacinto Valley Academy Class of 2013 valedictorian, Andrea Franco will be giving a farewell speech to her senior classmates at the commencement ceremony on June 4. "People think I'm always studying but I have responsibilities after school - I care for my younger brothers and volunteer at their after-school program," Franco said.
With a $72.7 billion fortune, Gates is now $550 million ahead of Slim , according to Bloomberg .
The reason for Gates' rise to the top is in part due to the rising stock price of Microsoft, which reached a five year high at the close of trading today.
The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board today launched Compare College TX an online, interactive tool designed to make the most relevant data about public higher education in Texas available to everyone.
Speaking during the health budget vote debate in the National Assembly on Wednesday, Motsoaledi said government hoped to negotiate lower prices for the vaccine, which treats the Human Papilloma Virus - the major cause of cervical cancer among women.
While considerable recent progress has been made against childhood diarrheal diseases, the number of children dying from diarrhoea remains unacceptably high.
While most people concentrate on curriculum, a large part of education reform will require revolutionary ideas about professional development for teachers.
The University was named to the Next Generation Learning Challenges Breakthrough Models Incubator grant program, an initiative managed by the nonprofit organization Educause with support from the League for Innovation in the Community College and funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
Omidyar Network today announced that Mike Kubzansky has joined the philanthropic investment firm in the newly created role of vice president, intellectual capital.
"Today's Business Crisis: Educating Tomorrow's Workforce," Supported by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation & Created by BLACK ENTERPRISE /PRNewswire/ -- Black Enterprise, with support from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, is pleased to present " Today's Business Crisis: Educating Tomorrow's Workforce ," on Convention Center.
New research in The Lancet reports that just four pathogens-rotavirus, Cryptosporidium, enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli producing heat-stable toxin, and Shigella-are causing most cases of moderate-to-severe diarrhoea among children living in the poorest countries of the world.
Philanthropist, businesswoman and Duke University alumna Melinda Gates says graduates of her alma mater can use technology in a way she couldn't as a student to connect with others and make a difference in the world.
Tatomkhulu-Xhosa, left, explains to Bill and Melinda Gates, right, how he has lived with and been treated for tuberculosis in recent years at the Khayelitsha Site B Clinic in Cape Town, South Africa.