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Stepping Stones Crowned Social Enterprise Champions
Stepping Stones has won the Social Enterprise Awards in the 'Education, Jobs and Training' category. Stepping stones is a charity offering vital services to people with learning disabilities and...more



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Iowa Economic Development Authority has unveiled its Project Alluvion, which will grant $18 million in sales tax rebates for Microsoft to create a data center in West Des Moines. The data center...more

Lakeshore and Crossroads Regional Collaborate on Economic Development Initiatives
The two largest Chambers of Commerce in Lake County, Lakeshore and Crossroads Regional (representing more than 1,200 businesses) has recently announced a new economic development alliance designed to...more

An Export Forum to Boost Economic Development Initiatives
The Pierce County Economic Development Department and the World Trade Center Tacoma have partnered o host an Export Forum this month to help with the success of small businesses. The leading...more

Air Pollution Primes Children for Asthma-related Coackroach Allergy
Researchers at the Columbia Center for Children's Environmental Health has recently hinted that very early exposure to certain components of air pollution can increase the risk of developing a...more

Medication is Effective When Matched with Drug and Cognitive Therapies
New research indicates that rehab strategies combined with meditation-like practices with drug and behavior therapies are more helpful than drug-plus-talk therapy alone when helping people beat...more

Children Lacking in Motor Skills More Likely to Struggle Socially
According to new evidence published in the July issue of Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly, children lacking in motor skills may result to social ineptitude. Motor skills, which include catching...more

Hunger and Homelessness on the Rise in San Diego
An article on the World Socialist Web Site describes the increased impact the economic downturn has had on one community in San Diego, CA. Many immigrant families are experiencing increased...more

HHS Issues Supreme Court Memo on Defense of Marriage Act
The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announces first guidance addressing that all beneficiaries in private Medicare plans have access to equal coverage when it comes to care in a...more

State Funds Set for Joplin City Street and Sewer Projects
In the wake of the May 2011 tornado, Missouri has approved funding for Joplin, which will be distributed to city street and sewer projects under a decree to be considered by the Joplin City...more






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Social Entrepreneur Believes Everyone Has Right to World-Class Education


Social Entrepreneur Believes Everyone Has Right to World-Class Education

Richard Ludlow of New York City founded Academic Earth, anĀ angel investor-backed social enterprise that providesĀ a site with videos of university lectures and other educational content.




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