Walton Family Foundation

Type: Organization
Name: Walton Family Foundation
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

MEET THE WALTONS: A Guide To America's Wealthiest Family

The Waltons are the richest family in America. The descendants of Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton, the family controls more than 50% of the Wal-Mart Corporation, according to Bloomberg, and combined are worth at least $160 billion based on Forbes' wealth ... [Published Clusterstock - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Bentonville Lift Station To Be Renovated

BENTONVILLE -- The City Council approved spending $2.2 million for renovation Tuesday to the south lift station and a south force main construction project.The bid was awarded to Forsgren Inc. of Fort Smith. The project will be paid with sewer capacity ... [Published North West Arkansas Times - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

High Five: Walton Foundation Gives Grant To Bentonville Bike Festival

BENTONVILLE (KFSM) – The Walton Family Foundation has offered a $29,000 grant to a Bentonville bike festival.OnlyInArk.com presented by First Security is the proud sponsor of High Five.Do you have a story idea that would make a perfect High Five segment?  ... [Published KFSM - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Has "Education Post" Already Changed Its "Kinder, Gentler" Tune?

It was less than a month ago that Peter Cunningham, the former Assistant Secretary for Communications and Outreach in the U.S. Department of Education announced that his new organization, the Education Post[1], supposedly repudiated the playing of edu-politics ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Griffin named as a top teacher in Arkansas

It was a very happy day for the Greenbrier School District and Lindsay S. Griffin last week when she was named as one of the top four teachers in the state of Arkansas and is now a Regional Finalist for Arkansas Teacher of the Year award. Griffin teaches ... [Published Log Cabin Democrat - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 2 reports

Walton Family Foundation gave $9,234,866 to NGOs backing water bond

An analysis of environmental grants that the Walton Family Foundation gave to conservation organizations in 2013 reveals that NGOs supporting Proposition 1, the water bond on California's November ballot, received $9,234,866 in grants while opponents ... [Published Daily Kos - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

State finalists for Teacher of the Year named

LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Mike Beebe presented medals and checks Monday to four teachers chosen as state finalists for 2015 Arkansas Teacher of the Year in a ceremony at the state Capitol.The finalists, selected by a state Department of Education committee from ... [Published Pine Bluff Commercial News - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Bentonville's Moffit Teacher Finalist For State Award

MoffitBENTONVILLE -- Jayna Moffit, a math teacher at Lincoln Junior High School, is one of four finalists for the 2015 Arkansas Teacher of the Year award.The finalists were named Tuesday during a ceremony at the state Capitol in Little Rock. The other ... [Published North West Arkansas Times - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Programs awarded grant checks

by TANIAH TUDORPress Argus-Courier StaffTwo Alma School District programs were awarded a grant check of at least $3,000 each from the Walton Family Foundation during the board meeting Thursday night.Alma’s bookmobile program, the Airedale Book Express, ... [Published Press Argus-Courier - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

New Group Takes Aim at 'Toxic Nature' of K-12 Debate

Published in Print: September 10, 2014, as Group Takes Aim at 'Toxic Nature' Of Nation's Education Policy DebateA well-funded new communications organization headed by a former aide to U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan aims to elevate the tone and ... [Published Education Week - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Walton Family Foundation to Award $2 Million for Springdale Park

The Walton Family Foundation has approved a $2 million grant to the City of Springdale in northwest Arkansas in support of a downtown revitalization project, NWA Online reports.The grant will fund the second phase of Walter Turnbow Park, which involves ... [Published Philanthropy News Digest - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Planners Set To Study, Save Region's Open Areas

Opportunities to be outdoors contribute to the livability and quality of life in Northwest Arkansas and regional planners want to make sure open spaces are preserved for public use as the region grows.A $350,000 grant from the Walton Family Foundation ... [Published North West Arkansas Times - Sep 02 2014]

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To the Flat-Earthers pushing fracking on LinkedIn —by Bleuz00m : "Dear intelligent, non-Flat-Earthers who have contributed to this discussion about hydraulic fracturing and its short- and long-term toxic impact: In just the past two days alone[4/5-6/2014], two fracking workers were killed on drilling sites in pipeline ruptures, explosions, and fires, and residents had to be evacuated. Thousands of fracking earthquakes continue to shatter OK, AR, TX, WY, ND, CO, OH, WV and elsewhere around the world, including the Netherlands, Poland, and the UK. One need only visit the USGS site to confirm this. Four US states have confirmed irreversible groundwater pollution from fracking, thus destroying property values and the town's tax revenues as a result. And yes, more now-toxic aquifer lawsuits are pending. Just one of thousands: http://www.marcellus-shale.us/... . and http://www.scientificamerican.com/..."

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MEET THE WALTONS: A Guide To America's Wealthie... [Published Clusterstock - Sep 29 2014]
Fort Smith Bicyclists Point To Combo Trail Plan [Published Southwest Times Record - Sep 26 2014]
Bentonville Lift Station To Be Renovated [Published North West Arkansas Times - Sep 24 2014]
High Five: Walton Foundation Gives Grant To Ben... [Published KFSM - Sep 24 2014]
Changing Course Selects Mississippi River Delta... [Published Breakbulk - Sep 23 2014]
Has "Education Post" Already Changed Its "Kinde... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 23 2014]
Griffin named as a top teacher in Arkansas [Published Log Cabin Democrat - Sep 22 2014]
Spotlight on green news & views: People's Clima... [Published Daily Kos - Sep 20 2014]
Walton Family Foundation gave $9,234,866 to NGO... [Published Daily Kos - Sep 19 2014]
Walton Family Foundation donated $9,234,866 to ... [Published Daily Kos - Sep 19 2014]
Bentonville's Moffit Teacher Finalist For State... [Published North West Arkansas Times - Sep 17 2014]
5 reasons to be optimistic about Milwaukee high... [Published Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Sep 17 2014]
State finalists for Teacher of the Year named [Published Pine Bluff Commercial News - Sep 16 2014]
4 Named Arkansas Teacher of the Year State Fina... [Published KARK TV - Sep 16 2014]
Soil Health Beneficiary of Conservation Innovat... [Published Noodls - Sep 16 2014]
Programs awarded grant checks [Published Press Argus-Courier - Sep 13 2014]
AGree releases papers on challenges facing agri... [Published CattleNetwork.com - Sep 12 2014]
New Group Takes Aim at 'Toxic Nature' of K-12 D... [Published Education Week - Sep 10 2014]
Three Leadership Groups Join Forces at 2nd Annu... [Published Justmeans - Sep 10 2014]
Three Leadership Groups Join Forces at 2nd Annu... [Published theCSRfeed - Sep 10 2014]
3 leaders to join at Sustainability Solutions F... [Published GreenBiz - Sep 10 2014]
Comprehensive report on school broadband costs ... [Published Arkansas Times - Sep 09 2014]
Barbara Picower Is Back In Business As One Of T... [Published Forbes.com - Sep 09 2014]
Soil Health Partnership field days [Published Brownfield Network - Sep 08 2014]
Walton Family Foundation to Award $2 Million fo... [Published Philanthropy News Digest - Sep 08 2014]
Chefs Attend Advocacy Boot Camp In Bentonville [Published KFSM - Sep 08 2014]
National discovery [Published El Paso Times - Sep 06 2014]
Teach for America has faced criticism for years... [Published VOX.com - Sep 05 2014]
Louisiana Conservation Connection Now Available [Published KATC 3 - Sep 04 2014]
Risk and Resilience: Society of Environmental J... [Published Environmental Defense - Sep 04 2014]
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MEET THE WALTONS: A Guide To America's Wealthie... [Published Clusterstock - Sep 29 2014]
The Waltons are the richest family in America. The descendants of Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton, the family controls more than 50% of the Wal-Mart Corporation, according to Bloomberg, and combined are worth at least $160 billion based on Forbes' wealth ...
Three Leadership Groups Join Forces at 2nd Annu... [Published theCSRfeed - Sep 10 2014]
GreenBiz Group, The Sustainability Consortium and ASU Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives hosting series of events in Phoenix SOURCE: GreenBiz DESCRIPTION: OAKLAND, Calif., September 10, 2014 /3BL Media/– Following the success of the inaugural ...
Major Win For School Choice: Charter Students S... [Published Hit & Run - Jul 22 2014]
<p><img alt="UA" height="150" src="http://cloudfront-media.reason.com/mc/2014_07/UA.jpg.jpg?h=150&w=200" title="|||Wikimedia Commons" width="200" style="float: right;"/&gt;Ajust-released study from the University of Arkansas provides asubstantial endorsement ...
David Welch: The Man Who Slayed California Tenure [Published Breitbart Feed - Jun 12 2014]
Behind the conservative’s dream-come-true victory of tenure laws and union contracts for California’s public schools teachers being ruled unconstitutional Wednesday by a Los Angeles Superior Court, is an organization called  Students Matter . The ...
The Walmart heirs should save Detroit [Published Daily Kos - Jun 08 2014]
Walmart has had a very bad week. On Thursday, the New York Times reported that at least eight senior executives have left the company since an investigation was launched to probe allegations of massive bribery in Mexico and other foreign markets. ...
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