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Disparity in Cognitive Ability between Poor Rural, Urban Children
Dartmouth College researchers found that kids in rural poverty score significantly lower on visual, but higher on verbal of working memory tests than their urban counterparts. The Dartmouth...more

Community Development Initiative Positively Transforms Glenwood Neighborhood
Through collective efforts, the Glenwood Community Development Initiative brings change to the Glenwood community by building houses, managing renovations and necessary demolitions, running clean ups...more

The Role of Civil Society in Promoting Education
At an apex forum entitled "The Role of Civil Society in promoting Education", civil society leaders convene at All India Muslim Majlis-E-Mushawarat to speak about the educational conditions that...more

Middle Class Education Helps Spur Economic Development
At the annual Northeast Missouri Development Partnership conference held at A.T. Still University in Kirksville, Dane Stangler, director of Research and Policy at the Kauffman Foundation, emphasizes...more

Microfinance Pioneer Talks About Social Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneur and co-founder of, Jessica Jackley, presented the Tanner Lecture on Ethics, Citizenship, and Public Responsibility at Syracuse University's Maxwell School. Here, she gave...more

RBS Citizens Commits $1 Billion Funding for Affordable Housing
The RBS Citizens Financial Group (RBSCFG) pledges a five-year, $1 billion in funding for affordable housing and community development projects. The funding made through the program are part of the...more

Save Home Health Raps on the Negative Impact of Medicare Cuts to Home Healthcare
Save Home Health representatives participated in a press conference to raise awareness about the Medicare cuts to home health funding that went into effect on January 1 as part of the Affordable Care...more

HHS Continues Smoothing Out Technology Creases
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is moving forward to continue ironing out technology issues to enhance consumer access to online health insurance exchange websites that went live...more

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Social Entrepreneurship

Finding a Place in Mainstream Social Enterprise

Finding a Place in Mainstream Social Enterprise
Nell Derick Debevoise, Founder and CEO of Inspiring Capita, shares what she thinks are the three...

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