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News Briefing: Gates Donates $335 Million to Schools

By Kate Golden on November 23, 2009No Comment
  • The Gates Foundation announces a $335 million investment in teacher effectiveness, with major grants for experiments in tenure, evaluation, compensation, training, and mentoring.  [Boston Globe]
  • President Obama announces an Educate to Innovate campaign, whose purpose is to improve science and mathematics education for American children.  [New York Times]
  • Princes William and Harry set up a grant-giving foundation to help young people, wounded servicemen, and help sustainable development at home and abroad.  [People Magazine]
  • This holiday season, some workplaces replace the holiday party with donation drives.  [Washington Post]
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