Education, General/Other News

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Education: Paving the Way for Economic Growth
James Smith, president of the Economic Growth Connection of Westmoreland, wants workforce developers to work with school districts to furnish employees with the skills to meet the growing demands of...more



Living Classrooms Foundation CEO Video Interview
Baltimore Business Journal Editor Joanna Sullivan chats with the president and CEO of the Living Classrooms Foundation James Piper Bond in a video interview regarding the Foundation as an educational...more

Head Start Unveils Donor-Funded Classroom
Due to the sequestration and present government shutdown, Head Start battles on to keep afloat. Head Start opens the doors to its donor-funded classroom. The Community Partnership for Child...more

Childhood Lead Exposure Can Lead to Suspension from School
In a new study by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, children who are exposed to lead are almost three times more likely to experience school suspension by the 4th grade than kids who are not...more

Grants To Help Homeless and Promote Higher Education
The South Dakota Community Foundation (SDCF) and the Bush Foundation have partnered to award a series of grants aimed at helping with reducing homelessness, fostering higher education and developing...more

Souther Bancorp Community Hires New Development Officer
Kimberly Hall Clement, a Marvel native, has recently been named as the new community development officer of Southern Bancorp Community partners in Helena. Clement will be responsible for...more

Students Develop Road Map for Richland County Community
Ohio State University students in Columbus are developing a road map geared to enhance the community of Richland County. The Richland Community Development Group will conduct a lunch meeting on...more

Native Agriculture and Food Systems College Scholarship Program
First Nations Development Institute announces its Native Agriculture and Food Systems College Scholarship Program that Native American college students pursuing careers in agriculture and...more

International Students Contribute Billions to US Economy
According to a new economic data reported by NAFSA: Association of International Educators, over 700,000 international students throughout the country supported close to 300,000 jobs and contributed...more






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5 Steps to Social Innovation


5 Steps to Social Innovation

While philanthropy, social responsibility and corporate governance all already play a role, we will probably see more powerful contributions when companies embed social innovation into their core business strategies and operations.




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