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AFP (June 15, 2013) — NGOs are calling for action as children in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo turn their backs on school to work in the region's mines, rich in coltan, copper, cobalt, gold and diamonds.
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How to Get Out of Your Own Way

How to Get Out of Your Own Way

Howdini (Aug. 10, 2013) — The key to getting out of our own way is to identify the elements of our lives that have stopped flowing and make the decision to take action against them! Communication expert Alexa Fischer believes these small steps will take you far!
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World Alzheimer Report Reveals Negative Perceptions About People With Dementia

World Alzheimer Report Reveals Negative Perceptions About People With Dementia

MultiVu (Sep. 21, 2012) — Seventy-five (75) percent of people with dementia and 64 percent of caregivers believe there are negative associations for those diagnosed with dementia in their countries, according to survey fielded by Alzheimer's Disease International and published today in the World Alzheimer Report 2012: Overcoming the Stigma of Dementia. The report was released on Alzheimer's Action Day as part of World Alzheimer's Month activities engaging people in the cause and raising awareness about the disease.
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Transitional Kindergarten Implementation 101

Transitional Kindergarten Implementation 101 (Nov. 14, 2011) — The California County Superintendents Educational Services Association (CCSESA) has produced a guide for transitional kindergarten (TK) programs that is intended to serve as a resource for California school districts. Join this session to hear an overview of this implementation guide and how to begin to plan for a TK program; implement effective instruction, curriculum and assessments; and to hear about additional resources available for your district. Moderator Joyce Wright, Ed.D., Assistant Superintendent, Instructional Support Services, Sacramento County Office of Education. Panelists Kathy Thompson, Assistant Superintendent, Early Childhood Services, Shasta County Office of Education; Wilma Hashimoto, Associate Director, Early Care and Education, Fresno County Office of Education; Natalie Woods Andrews, Ed.D., Director, School Readiness, Sacramento County Office of Education.
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