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Case Western Reserve University continues legacy of nonprofit education

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Case Western Reserve University continues legacy of nonprofit education

The quiet, light-filled elegance of the new $11 million home for the Mandel Center for Nonprofit Organizations, at Case Western Reserve University, symbolically reflects the nonprofit world's concepts of partnership and community. Established with a gift from the Mandel Foundation, the Mandel Center—a national leader in nonprofit education—officially opened its new residence during a dedication celebration on November 5.


By Case Western University, USA.


Education Policy Resource.


Burger King and Wendy's Fries Flunk Trans Fat Test in New York City

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Burger King and Wendy's Fries Flunk Trans Fat Test in New York City

WASHINGTON—Though New York City now requires restaurants to use trans-fat-free frying oils, Burger King and Wendy’s are still serving New Yorkers French fries with more trans fat than is safe to consume in an entire day, according to new test results. McDonald’s French fries in New York City are virtually trans-free and have the least saturated fat of the three chains as well.


By CSPI,USA.


Health Policy Resource.


First lady, Jenna Bush to write children's book; half of proceeds to benefit TNTP

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First lady, Jenna Bush to write children's book; half of proceeds to benefit TNTP

First lady Laura Bush and daughter Jenna Bush are writing a children's book about a boy who doesn't like to read. It is based on their experiences as teachers. HarperCollins plans to announce today that it will publish the as-yet-untitled picture book next spring. It will be illustrated by Denise Brunkus, who's best known for her drawings in the popular Junie B. Jones series. By Bob Minzesheimer


By The New Teacher Project,USA.


Education Policy Resource.


Chicago Public Schools’ Teacher Hiring Successes, Challenges Illuminated in New Analysis by The New

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Chicago Public Schools’ Teacher Hiring Successes, Challenges Illuminated in New Analysis by The New Teacher Project

NEW YORK, NY – The New Teacher Project (TNTP) today released the results of an extensive analysis of the teacher hiring and school staffing rules and processes in Chicago Public Schools (CPS). TNTP’s research suggests that Chicago faces many challenges common to urban school districts in its efforts to secure high-quality teachers, but also that the district benefits significantly from an unusually effective set of school staffing policies. The analysis was funded by the Chicago-based Joyce Foundation.


By The New Teacher Project,USA.


Education Policy Resource.