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Thursday, April 17, 2008

[ECP] K-12 Newsletter: Grants and Scholarships 
low income students, arts, early childhood, violence prevention, emerging K-12 
education leaders, inner city educators

[ECP] K-12 Newsletter: ED REVIEW 
April 11, 2008 a bi-weekly update on U.S. Department of Education activities 
relevant to the Intergovernmental and Corporate community and other stakeholders

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[ECP] K-12 Newsletter: Science 
K-12 Newsletter Science - NASA, NOVA, Hilton Pond for K-12 Teachers Educators 

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Distance Learning Event in Support of Emergency Preparedness Week 
The sessions, available via webcast from both the commodity Internet and 
Internet2, were accessed by schools across the country - over 30 sites in North 
Dakota utilized the webcast, as well as multiple sites in Kansas, Missouri, 
Minnesota, Georgia, New York, Utah, Illinois, Colorado, South Dakota, 
Washington, D.C., Massachusetts, Michigan, Wisconsin, Alabama, Ohio, New Jersey 
and Texas. 

The Philadelphia Orchestra broadcasts on Internet 2 
The Philadelphia Orchestra Continues Its Global Concert Series (created) 

 Tuesday, April 15, 2008
Educational CyberPlayGround Information 
Popular Information found on the Educational CyberPlayGround on music, science, 
law, brain development, child development, teacher resources, evolution, 
presidents, plagiarism, reading, school uniforms, copyright, Karen Ellis, 
babies, intelligence, school uniforms, san diego quick assessment.

Cyber Cafe Keeping Kids Out of Trouble in Easton 
Brilliant. Use the attraction of social networking sites to get ³at risk² 
kids who do not have computers at home into cybercafes and off of the streets­ 
as a gang prevention approach. And then expand the activities to help these 
kids focus on a high tech career. 

Abortion Word Filtered on USAID site Explained by Johns Hopkins 
"In my judgment, the decision to block the search term was an overreaction on 
the part of the POPLINE staff," said Michael Klag, dean of the Bloomberg School 
in a press release Tuesday. "Other measures are available to us for ensuring 
that items in the POPLINE database meet USAID guidelines."

KKK Quilts 
KKK quilt made in Michigan in 1926, signed by supporters of the Klan as a 
fundraiser for Klan activities.

Monday, April 14, 2008
Print Encyclopedias Join Dinosaurs - Part 2 
by Michael S. Hart Founder, 1971 Project Gutenberg Inventor of eBooks - In 1985 
when Gary Kildall, IBM's first choice before Bill Gates to design their PC's 
operating system a few years earlier, came out with the first electronic 
encyclopedia, who would figure it would be only a quarter of a century before 
print encyclopedias faded from the limelight to join vinyl records and 

Print Encyclopedias Join Dinosaurs - Part I 
by Michael S. Hart Founder, 1971 Project Gutenberg Inventor of eBooks - It's 
all over for those hefty paper encyclopedias. No less an authority than The New 
York Times tells us it is time to "Start Writing the Eulogies for Print 
Encyclopedias," that it is all over other than rolling out the last few 
editions of some last few hard-boiled Luddites who insist on paper 
encyclopedias, at a price that could easily buy you a decent used car.

Friday, April 04, 2008
[ECP] K-12 Newsletters Headlines and Resources - Science 
NASA - Hilton Pond - Nova - Science

[ECP] [EDInfo] Notices Inviting Applications (April 4, 2008) 
K-12 Newsletters Grants and Scholarships * Foreign Language Assistance Program, 
Local Educational Agencies -- CFDA# 84.293B * Projects with Industry (PWI) 
Program -- CFDA# 84.234S * Models of Alcohol or Drug Abuse Prevention Programs 
on College Campuses -- CFDA# 84.184N 

Censorship U.S. Funded Health Search Engine Blocks 'Abortion' 
k-12 newsletters, NetHappenings - Your US government decides what you are 
allowed to find out about when they make it a choice between indexing and 
funding. censorship filtering aboortion clinics The "world's largest database" 
on reproductive-health issues, run by Johns Hopkins University's Bloomberg 
School of Public Health, has been blocking searches for the term "abortion" 
because of concerns over federal financing,

K-12 Newsletter Resources 
K-12 Education Primary and secondary schooling.

Hawai'i ranks among the bottom four states in eighth-grade writing skills 
Hawai'i's average score lags behind most states and lags significantly behind 
the highest achieving states.

USA Homeschooled Stats 
K-12 Newsletters / NetHappenings The National Home Education Research Institute 
(a pro-homeschool advocacy group) estimates that around 1.5 million children 
were educated at home in 2000, but in 2006, the number was closer to 2.5 

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