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Find original document here. The New York Farm Bureau Promotion & Education Committee is encouraging high school seniors who have been involved with agriculture and plan on continuing studies in this field to apply for the 2018 New York Farm Bureau Agricultural Youth Scholarship sponsored by the New York Farm Bureau Promotion and Education Committee. Scholarship awards are $1,500 for first place $1,200 for second and $1,000 for third place. District winners will each receive $100 and a memento. County winners are recognized at the discretion of their County Farm Bureau. Students applying must have a family Farm Bureau membership or a Student Farm Bureau membership (a membership application m

Paternal Incarceration and Teachers’ Expectations of Students

With 54 state prisons, and a jail in nearly every county, it is likely that we serve students with an incarcerated parent (this study only looked at the case of incarcerated fathers). We all stereotype in necessary and important ways (take an umbrella when skies are cloudy, don't touch a stove - it might be hot, etc.), we also stereotype in ways that can be harmful. Most of our stereotypes are outside of our awareness, for example, we might think about the cloudy-sky-umbrella example as a fact, rather than a stereotype; but the fact is that not all cloudy skies produce rain. It has been shown that if we can remind ourselves that often, people - and sometimes even I, usually implicitly - inco

Community and Regional Development Institute 2017

Dear RSA Members, The Community & Regional Development Institute (CaRDI) is hosting its annual Community Development Institute on Thursday/Friday September 28 and 29, 2017. The theme of this year’s event is Building Sustainable Communities: Global Forces, Local Focus. I have attached a flyer, and a brief article appeared in the Cornell Chronicle recently: CaRDI seeks to integrate the important and often difficult work that you do in your schools and communities with the latest research and policy perspectives. The September CDI event will be successful only if we have a strong showing of practition

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