Carnegie Corporation of New York

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Name: Carnegie Corporation of New York
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Central Texas Districts Retool High School Programs Under New State Law

April 10, 2014At AISD’s Feria Para Aprender (Learning Fair), two town hall meetings were scheduled to discuss the new graduation plans. Photo by Oscar Ricardo Silva.By Ann ChoiFor Reporting TexasTexas school districts are customizing their high school ... [Published Gilmer Mirror - 21 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Teen E-Cigarette Use Raises Red Flags for Health Authorities

April 9, 2014Albert Toca, owner of Ontario Hookah Lounge on East Riverside Drive, demonstrates how to smoke an e-cigarette. Photo by Jhannet Sanchez.By Jhannet SanchezFor Reporting TexasA growing percentage of U.S. teenagers is trying electronic cigarettes, ... [Published Gilmer Mirror - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

UEW to increase study centres

The University of Education, Winneba (UEW) will soon establish three new study centres in Ho, Sunyani and Somanya in line with efforts to increase enrolment on its distance learning programmes. This will increase its centres from 24 to 27.The Vice-Chancellor ... [Published Graphic Ghana - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

'Einstein' Sparks STEM Initiative

At Einstein in a Box, we take the statement "inquiring minds want to know" to a whole new level. We deliver a project-based learning activity in a uniquely designed package to entice children to play while learning through science, technology, math, and ... [Published Design News - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

The American Library Association Announces the Shortlist for the Andrew Carnegie Medals

The American Library Association announced its shortlist for the prestigious Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction . Cosponsored by Booklist and the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA), the awards are drawn from Booklist ... [Published Library Journal - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Carnegie Mellon presents Ricardo Dolmetsch with Carnegie Prize in Mind and Brain Sciences

( Carnegie Mellon University ) Carnegie Mellon University will award the second annual Andrew Carnegie Prize in Mind and Brain Sciences to Ricardo Dolmetsch, global head of neuroscience at the Novartis Institute for Biomedical Research.The prize, given ... [Published Infrosoft - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Tartt, Goodwin finalists for Carnegie medals

NEW YORK —Best sellers by novelist Donna Tartt and historian Doris Kearns Goodwin are among the finalists for the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction.The fiction nominees are Tartt's "The Goldfinch," Edwidge Danticat's "Claire ... [Published KansasCity.com - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Carnegie Corporation of New York Awards $19.6 Million in Grants

The Carnegie Corporation of New York has announced thirty-three first-quarter grants totaling more than $19.6 million.Grants awarded through CCNY's International Program included a three-year, $2,650,100 final grant to the African Population and Health ... [Published Philanthropy News Digest - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 2 reports

Honorable Thomas H. Kean to serve as Keynote Speaker for Centenary College

Thomas KeanCentenary College is pleased to announce that its keynote speaker for the 139th May Commencement is the Honorable Thomas H. Kean, former Governor of the State of New Jersey, Past President of Drew University and past Chairman of the 9/11 C ... [Published Somerset Reporter - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Emerging Arctic Explored in New CFR InfoGuide

loading...March 25, 2014 The (CFR) has released a examining the economic opportunities and environmental risks emerging in the Arctic. Climate change, technological advances, and a growing demand for natural resources are driving a new era of development ... [Published Council On Foreign Relations - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

Preventing nuclear terrorism requires bold action

Nuclear terrorism is one of the most serious threats of the 21st century. Fortunately, the threat is a preventable one: consolidate and lock down weapons-usable materials and you dramatically reduce the risks. At the Nuclear Security Summit this week, ... [Published The Hill - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

CLEVELAND LIBRARIAN WINS NATIONAL AWARD

NEW YORK, Dec. 2013: Caroline Xiaofang Han of theCleveland Public Library  was named as one of 10 librariansrecognized for service to their communities, schools andcampuses as winners of the Carnegie Corporation of New York/NewYork Times I Love My Librarian ... [Published La Prensa - Mar 19 2014]

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...Due to the controversy surrounding the New York contract, as well as previous partnerships in others states that faced opposition, "we are leaving it to customers to determine on their own when timing is best to reveal our work together" he explained
...NASA's example of the Engineering Design Process "involves a series of steps that lead to the development of a new product or system." Educators around the world use varying steps in a design process, but all start with the identification of a problem or asking of a question to a solution...
...biochemistry of autism," said Marlene Behrmann, CNBC co-director and the George A and Helen Dunham Cowan Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience at CMU. "In particular, he has begun to identify gene mutations associated with the neurodevelopmental diseases and, furthermore, has gone beyond this to shed light on what the effect of the mutations are on the nervous system. The goal of his work ultimately is to alter the molecular biology of the brain cells to make them function more normally and this is a very exciting research program. We are happy to recognize his accomplishments and to award the Carnegie Prize to Dr. Dolmetsch."
The Brennan Center concluded that "it is more likely that an individual will be struck by lightning than that he will impersonate another voter at the polls." Read Full Article

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Tartt, Goodwin finalists for Carnegie medals [Published KansasCity.com - Apr 07 2014]
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Year-round classes are coming for students of J... [Published Cleveland.com - Apr 04 2014]
Is poverty a curse or a punishment? [Published New Era - Apr 04 2014]
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Turning the page to tomorrow's library as fundi... [Published Melbourne Age - Mar 29 2014]
Carnegie Corporation of New York Awards $19.6 M... [Published Philanthropy News Digest - Mar 28 2014]
Students Oppose State Partnership With Data Col... [Published Individual.com - Mar 28 2014]
Honorable Thomas H. Kean to serve as Keynote Sp... [Published Somerset Reporter - Mar 27 2014]
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Emerging Arctic Explored in New CFR InfoGuide [Published Council On Foreign Relations - Mar 25 2014]
Early childhood maketh not the man [Published Spiked Online - Mar 24 2014]
Preventing nuclear terrorism requires bold action [Published The Hill - Mar 24 2014]
CLEVELAND LIBRARIAN WINS NATIONAL AWARD [Published La Prensa - Mar 19 2014]
Back in the USSR: Russia's Intervention in the ... [Published Brookings: Latest From Brookings - Mar 18 2014]
Playing with Dynamite [Published Huffington Post - Mar 17 2014]
Common Core & Globalization: Fact and Fiction, ... [Published American Conservative - Mar 14 2014]
Leader in STEM, minority education to receive h... [Published Arizona State University - Mar 14 2014]
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Back in the USSR: Russia's Intervention in the ... [Published Brookings: Latest From Brookings - Mar 18 2014]
Since Russia’s intervention in Ukraine and Crimea, much attention has been focused on the 1994 Budapest Memorandum, which provided Ukraine with security assurances in return for Kyiv signing the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) and giving up the ...
Opening Up: Demystifying Funder Transparency [Published Zunia.org RSS - Feb 18 2014]
Opening Up: Demystifying Funder Transparency explores how transparency can strengthen credibility, improve grantee relationships, facilitate greater collaboration, increase public trust, reduce duplication of effort, and build communities of shared learning. ...
New Guide Helps Funders Adopt a Transparency Mi... [Published CisionWire - English - Feb 06 2014]
Philanthropists Indicate That Openness Leads to More Effective Social Change in "Opening Up: Demystifying Funder Transparency"New York, NY — February 6, 2014. As funders face an increasing demand by the nonprofit sector, the public, and governments to ...
Big news in fight against Common Core: InBloom-... [Published Michelle Malkin - Nov 08 2013]
As longtime veterans of the Common Core wars know, the battle isn’t merely about how Fed Ed’s so-called “standards” are susceptible to left-wing propagandizing. The bigger fight has been against the Big Government/Big Business machine infiltrating school ...
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