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What Helps Lead to Associations of Civil Society?
The importance of considering the right balance of the relations between church and state has often been ignored by politicians. Matthew Kaemingk, a doctoral student at Fuller Theological...more



Reading Program Volunteers Continue to Grow
A "Read with Me" program kicked off with just about 50 volunteers. Now, the number of volunteers continues to grow, reaching more than 400 individuals volunteering to help children learn to...more

Citadel Bags Higher Education Civic Engagement Award
Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina, is one of chosen five higher education institutions throughout the nation to win the Washington Center 2013 Higher Education Civic Engagement...more

Six States Receive Supplemental Award from 2013 Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge Grant
Departments of Education (ED) Secretary Arne Duncan and HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announce the supplemental awardees from the 2013 Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge (RTT-ELC) grant...more

Civic Engagement: Part of Solution in Higher Education
Huffington Post bloggers, Amanda Moore McBride and Eric Mlyn, write coinciding to the "crisis" in American higher education is the growth of the civic engagement movement on college...more

The Social Enterprise Collaborative
The Social Enterprise Collaborative was launched by DePaul professor Patrick J. Murphy last fall of 2012. The collaborative is an assembly of students and Chicago social entrepreneurs that enables...more

Simms/Mann Institute Introduces Education Initiative with Fellowship Program and February Think Tank
The Simms/Mann Institute for Education and Community Development provides professional development initiatives to early childhood educators and staff whose focus is on children ages zero to three....more

The Repurpose Schoolbag: A Powerful Innovation Project
A South African innovation project uses the power of re-purposing to help more children in rural areas get access to the education they need and deserve. The Repurpose schoolbag is a recycled...more

A Virtual Computer-based Platform May Be an Effective Learning Environment
A study that is currently published online in BMC Medical Education finds that a virtual computer environment is an effective learning environment. The project involved participants engaged in a...more

NURSE Corps Scholarship Program Deadline Extended
The NURSE Corps Scholarship Program (formerly Nursing Scholarship Program) will offer scholarships to nursing students in exchange for a minimum 2-year full-time service commitment (or part-time), at...more




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