12/18/2006

Morning Round-up December 18, 2006

Censured PBS Bunny Returns, Briefly NYT
This season includes only 10 episodes, which began in November and will run through February, a far cry from the 40 produced for the show’s first season.

Gates, Hewlett Commit $60 Million to Education in Asia, Africa Bloomberg.com
The Hewlett Foundation is leading the initiative, which will fund research and demonstration projects to determine how teacher training, curriculum reforms, community involvement and other steps can make schools more effective for children in developing countries.

Missouri One of Four New States Chosen for State Scholar
Kansas City InfoZine
Under the State Scholars Initiative, each state will receive up to $300,000 during a two-year period to implement scholars programs in at least four school districts.

An Ominous Milestone: 100 Million Data Leaks
NYT
Educational institutions were twice as likely to report suffering a breach as any other type of entity, with government, general businesses, financial service and healthcare companies pulling up behind.

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