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2011-04-04 11:04:00

DALLAS, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of the Laying the Foundation, Inc. (LTF) has unanimously elected David W. Saba as Chief Executive Officer. The O'Donnell Foundation founded LTF in 2003 to raise the bar for math, science and English education for American students. It is a rapidly growing national teacher training organization for teachers of English, math, and science in grades 6 through 12. The program has provided training for thousands of teachers in...

2010-09-20 13:30:00

DALLAS, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dallas Independent School District (Dallas ISD) and two long-time foundation partners celebrated a milestone today in the Advanced Placement Incentive Program (APIP) with the announcement of a new grant agreement. A three-year $1.5 million grant from the Texas Instruments (TI) Foundation, along with continuing support from the O'Donnell Foundation and Dallas ISD, will expand the program to all 32 Dallas high schools starting this school year and...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.