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[23 Jun 2011 | No Comment | 371]

Washington, D.C. – Today Dr. Rajiv Shah, Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), delivered remarks at the 2011 World Food Prize Laureate Announcement Ceremony hosted by Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton at the Department of State. The former President of

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[21 Jun 2011 | No Comment | 242]

The U.S. Department of Education, in partnership with the American Federation of Teachers, National Education Association, National School Boards Association, American Association of School Administrators, Council of the Great City Schools, and the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service,

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[21 Jun 2011 | No Comment | 275]

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today issued the following statement on the results of the U.S. History 2010 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) at Grades 4, 8, and 12: “The history scores released today show that student performance is still too low. These results

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[21 Jun 2011 | No Comment | 211]

REDMOND, Wash. — June 16, 2011 — Microsoft Corp. today announced the availability of Kinect™ for Windows® Software Development Kit (SDK) from Microsoft Research, a free beta release for noncommercial applications. The SDK is designed to empower a growing community of developers, academic

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[15 Jun 2011 | No Comment | 303]

REDMOND, Wash. — June 8, 2011 — Microsoft Corp. today announced the selection of 72 additional educators to attend the 2011 Microsoft U.S. Innovative Education Forum (IEF). These second-round finalists will join the previously announced finalists traveling to the Microsoft campus in Redmond

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[15 Jun 2011 | No Comment | 261]

REDMOND, Wash. — June 8, 2011 — Microsoft Corp. today announced the selection of 72 additional educators to attend the 2011 Microsoft U.S. Innovative Education Forum (IEF). These second-round finalists will join the previously announced finalists traveling to the Microsoft campus in Redmond

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[15 Jun 2011 | No Comment | 266]

REDMOND, Wash. — June 8, 2011 — Microsoft Corp. today announced the selection of 72 additional educators to attend the 2011 Microsoft U.S. Innovative Education Forum (IEF). These second-round finalists will join the previously announced finalists traveling to the Microsoft campus in Redmond

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[13 Jun 2011 | No Comment | 222]

LUSAKA, Zambia – The United States announced an additional commitment of up to $30 million per year for four years, subject to availability of funds, to boost trade capacity in Africa. United States Trade Representative, Ron Kirk, made the announcement during the opening session of the Tenth

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[2 Jun 2011 | No Comment | 249]

Today, the Obama Administration released final regulations requiring career college programs to better prepare students for “gainful employment” or risk losing access to Federal student aid. While many career college programs are helping to prepare America’s workforce for the

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[2 Jun 2011 | No Comment | 303]

Today, the Obama Administration released final regulations requiring career college programs to better prepare students for “gainful employment” or risk losing access to Federal student aid. While many career college programs are helping to prepare America’s workforce for the

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