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Happy Reading for today, <Karen> Thursday, April 17, 2008<http://blog.edu-cyberpg.com/2008/04/17/ECP+K12+Newsletter+Grants+And+Scholarships.aspx>[ECP] K-12 Newsletter: Grants and Scholarships low income students, arts, early childhood, violence prevention, emerging K-12 education leaders, inner city educators
<http://blog.edu-cyberpg.com/2008/04/17/ECP+K12+Newsletter+ED+REVIEW.aspx>[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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<http://blog.edu-cyberpg.com/2008/04/17/ECP+K12+Newsletter+Science.aspx>[ECP] K-12 Newsletter: Science K-12 Newsletter Science - NASA, NOVA, Hilton Pond for K-12 Teachers Educators Parents
Wednesday, April 16, 2008<http://blog.edu-cyberpg.com/2008/04/16/Distance+Learning+Event+In+Support+Of+Emergency+Preparedness+Week.aspx>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.
<http://blog.edu-cyberpg.com/2008/04/16/The+Philadelphia+Orchestra+Broadcasts+On+Internet+2.aspx>The Philadelphia Orchestra broadcasts on Internet 2
The Philadelphia Orchestra Continues Its Global Concert Series (created) Tuesday, April 15, 2008<http://blog.edu-cyberpg.com/2008/04/15/Educational+CyberPlayGround+Information.aspx>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.
<http://blog.edu-cyberpg.com/2008/04/14/Cyber+Cafe+Keeping+Kids+Out+Of+Trouble+In+Easton.aspx>Cyber Cafe Keeping Kids Out of Trouble in Easton Brilliant. Use the attraction of social networking sites to get Â³at riskÂ² 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.
<http://blog.edu-cyberpg.com/2008/04/14/Abortion+Word+Filtered+On+USAID+Site+Explained+By+Johns+Hopkins.aspx>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."
Monday, April 14, 2008<http://blog.edu-cyberpg.com/2008/04/14/Print+Encyclopedias+Join+Dinosaurs+Part+2.aspx>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 dinosaurs?
<http://blog.edu-cyberpg.com/2008/04/14/Print+Encyclopedias+Join+Dinosaurs+Part+I.aspx>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<http://blog.edu-cyberpg.com/2008/04/04/ECP+K12+Newsletters+Headlines+And+Resources+Science.aspx>[ECP] K-12 Newsletters Headlines and Resources - Science
NASA - Hilton Pond - Nova - Science<http://blog.edu-cyberpg.com/2008/04/04/ECP+EDInfo+Notices+Inviting+Applications+April+4+2008.aspx>[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
<http://blog.edu-cyberpg.com/2008/04/04/Censorship+US+Funded+Health+Search+Engine+Blocks+Abortion.aspx>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,
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K-12 Education Primary and secondary schooling.<http://blog.edu-cyberpg.com/2008/04/04/Hawaii+Ranks+Among+The+Bottom+Four+States+In+Eighthgrade+Writing+Skills.aspx>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.
<http://blog.edu-cyberpg.com/2008/04/04/USA+Homeschooled+Stats.aspx>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 million.