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1202
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\"Soft-money\" research professors at North Carolina State University are responsible for raising their salaries as well as the dollar amounts of research grants from government agencies, philanthropic organizations, and, increasingly, private industries.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 11 Issue 35, Sept 1993, p15-19, por Periodical Website
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1319
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The strong ties that have been forged between North Carolina State University and the pulp and paper industry help both maintain high levels of excellence.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 52 Issue 1, Jan 1994, p20-22, por
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2514
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Dissatisfied with the performance of the state's public schools, business leaders, in such cities as Charlotte, are taking a more active roll in working for educational reform through volunteerism, money, and politics.
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Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 15 Issue 10, Oct 1995, p30-34, 36, 39, il, por Periodical Website
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3135
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With federal and state funds declining, forestry schools look to the timber industry for financial support. Critics of this funding question whether this gives the industry too much influence over the schools.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 15 Issue 1, Jan 1997, p7-9, il Periodical Website
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3973
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To better prepare its students for the 21st century, the Guilford County School System initiated in 1994 the Workforce Preparedness program. Occupational training is used for situations where training occurs after formal education. This is a collaborative effort of business and schools in preparing students for the job market. It has been recognized as a model program on both the state and national level.
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Voice (NoCar LB 2831.624 N8 V6x), Vol. 9 Issue 2, Spring/Summer 1998, p20, il
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4407
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Education is a top priority in the state's business community. School activities in which companies and their employees are involved include mentoring, tutoring, and donating equipment. Educational contributions by companies including Neuvile, IBM, North Carolina Auto Dealers Association, Weyerhaeuser, and Nortel are profiled.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 57 Issue 12, Dec 1999, p24, 26, 28, 30-31, il
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7712
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Created in 1994 by North Carolina's Touchstone Energy cooperatives, the Bright Ideas program helps teachers who were funding classroom-based projects out of their own pockets. Since then, Touchstone Energy cooperatives have funded over $4.5 million in grants that have reached 800,000 of the state's school children. Grants in 2005 reached a record of $540,000.
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8873
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Created in 1994 by North Carolina's Touchstone Energy cooperatives, the Bright Ideas program helps teachers who were funding classroom-based projects out of their own pockets. Lashley discusses how two education grants from Cape Hatteras Electric Cooperative sparked an interest in reading at Cape Hatteras Elementary School in Dare County. The successful program received an International Reading Association (IRA) Award for Exemplary Reading Programs.
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29664
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The Independent College Fund of North Carolina collects money from state businesses that then goes to North Carolina student tuition at 26 participating private institutions. During its 2006-2007 campaign, the Fund gathered more than $1.6 million in donations from over 100 North Carolina foundations and companies.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 66 Issue 2, Feb 2008, p40, 42, 44-45, por