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2010-08-06 12:02:00

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- News Facts: Ravenswood School District and RAFT have joined forces to celebrate great teaching and bring hands-on STEM teaching skills, workshops and programs to Ravenswood School District teachers. 2009 marked the first year of the HP-funded initiative with a successful pilot program that RAFT conducted to define and tackle the most difficult math teaching challenges among a select group of K-8 Ravenswood educators, including special...

2010-03-11 07:00:00

ST. LOUIS, March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sigma-Aldrich (Nasdaq: SIAL) announced today that it has entered into a worldwide licensing agreement with Australia's Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) to manufacture and sell Reversible Addition-Fragmentation chain Transfer (RAFT) agents - organic molecules that can be added to polymerization reactions to precisely control molecular weights and structures of polymers. Under the terms of the agreement,...

2009-12-09 19:45:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: Hundreds of Bay Area teachers will be waiting for Resource Area for Teaching (RAFT) to open its doors this Saturday, December 12th. Each teacher who is a member of RAFT will be eligible to collect free books this holiday season as part of The Gift of Reading program, which is sponsored by The San Jose Mercury News. In partnership with Comerica Bank, RAFT's collection of the...

2009-11-16 06:00:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- News Facts: Comerica Bank, Resource Area for Teaching (RAFT) and the San Jose Mercury News are partnering to collect new and nearly new books in Alameda, Santa Clara and Santa Cruz counties and make them available to underserved pre-K through grade 12 students across the Bay Area. The partnership between Comerica Bank and RAFT kicks off the 22nd annual Mercury News Gift of Reading campaign. To increase student literacy rates and...

2009-09-16 13:30:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- A great 30% discount, networking opportunities, activities, giveaways and fun for the whole family -- this and much more await educators during Educator Appreciation Week, Sept. 29 through Oct. 7 at nearly all Borders stores as well as select Waldenbooks stores nationwide. During this special week, Borders will honor current and retired teachers, librarians, licensed homeschoolers, school administrators and daycare facilitators with 30% off the...

2008-07-10 09:00:56

Residents in western Tidewater had ample opportunity to celebrate July 4th with a variety of activities, from the always entertaining Raft Race on Chuckatuck Creek to the more traditional fireworks show held in Suffolk and Smithfield. (c) 2008 Virginian - Pilot. Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning. All rights Reserved.