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Legal Advocate for Freedom of Press, Human Rights to Receive Inamori Ethics Prize


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Legal Advocate for Freedom of Press, Human Rights to Receive Inamori Ethics Prize

Zimbabwean human rights attorney Beatrice Mtetwa is a hero to victims of human rights abuses, civil society activists and foreign journalists covering unrest in her country. In recognition of her tremendous contributions, she will be honored with Case Western Reserve University’s 2011 Inamori Ethics Prize.


By Case Western University., USA.


Education Policy Resource.

Science Books to Help Your Kids Avoid Summer Brain Drain

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Science Books to Help Your Kids Avoid Summer Brain Drain

Ahh, summer. Warm breezes, cool ice cream, the gentle whine of mosquitoes. And the not so gentle whine of bored, out-of-school children. For summer vacation, AAAS offers a reading list of 10 science books for children ages 10-14, or grades 4-8.


By AAAS , USA


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Science Teacher Retention: It Takes More Than Money

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Science Teacher Retention: It Takes More Than Money

A study of high school science teachers revealed surprising results on what might motivate them to stay in the classroom: the teachers valued recognition as professionals and autonomy in their classrooms over salary increases.


By AAAS , USA


Education Policy Resource.


Scholarship Program Helps STEM Students and Professionals Become K-12 Teachers

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Scholarship Program Helps STEM Students and Professionals Become K-12 Teachers

The new presidential administration has identified improved teacher quality in science and mathematics as critical for education, and educators are responding to that challenge. A workshop organized and hosted by AAAS and run by National Science Foundation (NSF) program directors instructed nearly 50 participants on how to tap funds in a federal scholarship program intended to encourage undergraduates studying science and math to consider careers in teaching in grade schools.


By AAAS, USA.


Education Policy Resource.


Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP Makes $1 Million Gift to Fordham Law Campaign

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP Makes $1 Million Gift to Fordham Law Campaign

Fordham Law has received a $1 million gift from Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP. The gift will fund the Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP Classroom in the new law school building. The building is a centerpiece of Fordham Law's $100 million fund-raising campaign. Fordham Law, which announced the ambitious campaign in November, has already raised $77.5 million. In addition to the new law school building, the campaign will support scholarships, faculty chairs, law school centers, and student services


By Fordham University, USA.


Education Policy Resource.


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