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7/15/2010
Rice partnership turns local students into authors this summer:
Writers in the Schools and Rice creative writing workshops inspire local students

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1/23/2009
Lane wins National Academy of Sciences' highest honor (Neal Lane is a member of the Center for Education advisory board.)
Rice News
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5/29/2008
Rice's Sass honored for his role in Nobel Prize-winning research on global warming
Rice News
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5/29/2008
Rice U, PISD partner for training
Pearland Journal
http://www.hcnonline.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=19730293

5/14/2008
HISD honors teachers who can inspire / 2 top educators named among 281 lauded at event (David Brown, secondary school teacher of the year, was an early participant and leading mentor in the Center's School Writing Project.)
Houston Chronicle
http://www.chron.com/CDA/archives/archive.mpl?id=2008_4567262

5/2/2008
Energy Cos Drill Deeper into Schools to Recruit Young Talent
Rigzone.com (Dow Jones Newswires)
http://www.rigzone.com/news/article.asp?a_id=61434

3/29/2008
A 10-year-old limited in movement, not imagination, wrote her way past 1,600 kids to win an essay contest / The writer within (Pansy Gee, the teacher Jemma credits with "teaching her to 'let my readers see what I see and feel what I feel'," has been a mentor teacher in the Center's School Writing Project and School Literacy and Culture Project.)
Houston Chronicle
http://www.chron.com/CDA/archives/archive.mpl?id=2008_4539956

Spring 2008
Program Revitalizes the Metropolitan Association for Teachers of Science
Rice at Large
http://www.staff.rice.edu/staff/Home1.asp?SnID=2139377694

2/29/2008
Leebron to faculty, staff: V2C becoming tangible reality
Rice News
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8/8/2007
K-12 outreach enlivens campus during summer quiet: Music, computer science,
business and writing programs aim to make learning fun: Empowering the pen

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7/5/2007
SUMMER WORKSHOP / Learning to express feelings through stories and poetry can reap a lifetime of benefits / Kids find their voices in creative writing class
Houston Chronicle
http://www.chron.com/CDA/archives/archive.mpl?id=2007_4378821

6/12/2007
Superintendent Calls for Another Year of Project with Rice University: Science Scores Improve Thanks to Teacher-Training Laboratory
HISD Connect
http://www.houstonisd.org/HISDConnectDS/v/index.jsp?vgnextoid=d788bf4f3cf13110VgnVCM10000028147fa6RCRD&vgnextchannel=f6d4ced1cc65e010VgnVCM10000028147fa6RCRD

5/17/2007
Rice's Center for Education honored K-12 teachers in the School Science
and Technology program

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1/31/2007
Dropout Rate a Crisis for Texas, Experts Say
Houston Chronicle
http://www.districtadministration.com/newssummary.aspx?news=yes&postid=18279

9/22/2006
Elementary approach to science: HISD, Rice join to give teachers special
tools to boost TAKS scores

Houston Chronicle
http://www.chron.com/CDA/archives/archive.mpl?id=2006_4195816

9/22/2006
New Model Science Lab to Train HISD Elementary School Teachers

HISD Connect
http://www.houstonisd.org/HISDConnectDS/v/index.jsp?vgnextoid=7d7629d9c
221e010VgnVCM10000028147fa6RCRD&vgnextchannel=f6d4ced1cc65e010Vgn
VCM10000028147fa6RCRD

5/11/2006
Association of Rice Alumni bestows gold medals on Allshouse, Sass
Rice News

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Winter 2006
Where Can I Go To Be a Real Teacher?
Sallyport
http://www.rice.edu/sallyport/2006/winter/features/Where_Can_I_Go.html

March 2005
Science Teachers, Under Construction
Educational Leadership
http://www.ascd.org/portal/site/ascd/menuitem.a4dbd0f2c4f9b94cdeb3ffdb62108a0c/

7/1/2004
Teacher takes her turn in spotlight: Bellaire's Fish earned Educator of Distinction Award in June
Houston Chronicle
http://www.chron.com/CDA/archives/archive.mpl?id=2004_3777631

4/29/2004
Student readings at Rice University today: Project encourages teachers to `bring out the best'
Houston Chronicle
http://www.chron.com/CDA/archives/archive.mpl?id=2004_3761643

11/20/2003
The science of teaching: CBEN and the Center for Education help urban teachers learn to engage students in scientific concepts
Rice News

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Fall 2002
Center for Education Benefits from Brown Foundation Grant
Sallyport
http://www.rice.edu/sallyport/2002/fall/sallyport/brownfoundationgrant.html

7/26/2001
Writers, teachers combine to develop budding authors
Houston Chronicle
http://www.chron.com/CDA/archives/archive.mpl?id=2001_3323358

3/22/2001
It's story time! Center for Education program introduces preschoolers to printed word through storytelling project
Rice News

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11/5/1998
Writing Project Celebrates 10 Years in the Classroom

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3/15/1998
Sometimes teens can't talk about all they see and know. But in East End Stories, they're encouraged to PUT IT IN WRITING
Houston Chronicle
http://www.chron.com/CDA/archives/archive.mpl?id=1998_3041266

9/11/1997
Rice Sets the Stage for School Reform During Summer Institute
Rice News
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3/20/1997
Rice Center Aids School Reform Effort: $20 Million Annenberg Grant Awarded to Houston
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7/25/1996
Rice Matches Brown Foundation Challenge
Rice News
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2/15/1996
Community Joins Forces to Improve Education
Rice News
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4/19/1994
THE STORYTELLER: Award-winner Paley is heralded for teaching, writing and a special gift she shares with children
Houston Chronicle
http://www.chron.com/CDA/archives/archive.mpl?id=1994_1197006

11/25/1991
Honoring their own: Fund-raisers recognize year's outstanding fund-raising program
Houston Chronicle
http://www.chron.com/CDA/archives/archive.mpl?id=1991_824782

2/19/1989
New center to aid science education
Houston Chronicle
http://www.chron.com/CDA/archives/archive.mpl?id=1989_604523