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2013-05-24 12:22:08

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., May 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) of Battle Creek, Mich., today announced Alvin H. Warren as its new program officer for New Mexico programs. He joins the foundation to assist in managing the New Mexico place-based grantmaking and social change efforts. A member of Santa Clara Pueblo and born and raised in New Mexico, Warren will be based at the foundation's Albuquerque office. Most recently, Warren was executive vice president at...

2012-08-02 02:34:29

Funds Will Support Online Learning Portal for Teacher-Leaders NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leading Educators is poised to further help teachers across the country develop leadership skills with the support of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. Leading Educators' programs train mid-level teachers in leadership skills to ultimately increase student achievement in high-needs schools. The Kellogg Foundation $321,463 grant supports the development of the Leading...

2012-04-16 06:25:35

BATTLE CREEK, Mich., April 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Carla D. Thompson, since 2010 deputy director of the Office of Child Care in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, will join the W.K. Kellogg Foundation June 11 as vice president for program strategy. In her new position, Ms. Thompson will be responsible for managing the foundation's work with communities and grantees nationwide in the program areas of Education & Learning and Family Economic Security. In 2010-11, those...

2008-07-15 15:00:45

GREENVILLE, Wis., July 15, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- School Specialty (Nasdaq:SCHS), a leading education company providing supplemental learning products to the preK-12 market, today announced its Sports, Play and Active Recreation for Kids (SPARK(tm)) curriculum product line has been chosen to support a new statewide preventative health effort to reach children and early adolescents in North Carolina. The North Carolina Alliance for Athletics, Health, Physical Education, Recreation and...

2007-12-22 06:00:27

By Michael, Shannon Dittus, Patricia; Epstein, Joyce ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: Family and community involvement in schools is linked strongly to improvements in the academic achievement of students, better school attendance, and improved school programs and quality. METHODS: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention conducts the School Health Policies and Programs Study every 6 years. In 2006, computer-assisted telephone interviews or self-administered mail questionnaires were completed...