Cary Leonard

Cary Leonard

Health News - Using microRNA Fit to a T (cell)

UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center - We believe that the new idea – and the technology behind it – will carry a great distance in a variety of conditions to aid regulation of the immune system or control or prevent disease.” Co-authors include Gonzalo Almanza, Veronika Anufreichik, Jeffrey J. Rodvold, Kevin T. Chiu and ...

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Peters, Family Health Centers Combine Efforts to Bring Health Care to Local Residents

Family Health Centers of San Diego - “When (Congressman Peters’ office) approached us about doing a seminar, we decided that we wanted to do more with it,” said Ben Avey, the spokesman for Family Health Centers of San Diego, and a Barrio Logan resident. “It’s what we do, so it only made sense.” FHCSD is a non-profit system ...

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Transgender Rights Referendum Reaches Next Step

Teach For America - Wendy Kopp is the founder and chair of the Board of Teach For America, an organization that puts thousands of recent college graduates and professionals in classrooms with disadvantaged youth. Yet, <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2000/11/12/education/wendy-kopp-leader-of-teach-for-america ...

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The Colleague: Early Applicants Number Nearly 100 for New Teaching Program to Address Shortages

Teach For America - Applicants are required to have a bachelor’s degree in any major and demonstrate academic success and service orientation, said Benton Brown, director of the program. Those who are awarded Arkansas Teacher Corps Fellowships will receive a $5,000 stipend per year in addition to their ...

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AfterWork Theater Project, With Non-Theatre Working Professionals, Presents Hair Feb. 1-10 in NYC -...

Teach For America - "I was singing in the shower one day and I thought, 'There has to be a better venue for me than this'," said cast member Alexandra Krupp, who works for non-profit organization Teach For America. "I Googled 'Be in a show' and now here I am performing in a musical in New York City. " AWTP ...

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Graduates take alternative Paths - CollegiateTimes.com

If a graduate wants to stay closer to home, Teach For America serves in communities in the U.S. It began as an undergraduate thesis, proposed by Wendy Kopp at Princeton University in 1989. Since the 1990 charter corps, more than 33,000 participants have worked with Teach For America to ...

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U.S. Test Scores Remain Stagnant While Other Countries See Rapid Rise

Teach For America - Wendy Kopp, the founder of Teach for America who now oversees the teacher-placement group's international umbrella, Teach For All, said the results gave her hope. "These results show us what's possible for countries to achieve, and they also show that some countries continue to improve...

USC ranks as a top contributing university to Teach for America | Daily Trojan

Teach For America - “Students are interested in playing a role in the movement to reform,” Shawnee Cohn, manager of regional communications for Teach for America, said. “Over 60 million children grow up in poverty, a majority not getting the education they deserve. Where the child is born changes their ...

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Public schools need more - Las Vegas Sun News

• Victor Wakefield, executive director of Teach For America in the Las Vegas Valley, writes about grassroots ways to improve schools. On Monday, Nevada legislators will observe Education Awareness Day. Thousands of teachers will start their day with few resources and overcrowded classes ...

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American Teachers Feel Really Stressed, And It's Probably Affecting Students

Wendy Kopp is the founder and chair of the Board of Teach For America, an organization that puts thousands of recent college graduates and professionals in classrooms with disadvantaged youth. Yet, she was never actually a teacher herself. Kopp had the idea for Teach For America ...

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