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Annenberg Foundation Grants to Five #MyLA2050 Ideas Focused on Tech and Media

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03/21/2017

As part of its new initiative AnnenbergTech, the Annenberg Foundation has announced that five ideas submitted to the 

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Amgen Foundation Expands The Amgen Biotech Experience, Bringing Total Program Reach To 900,000 High School Students By 2020

Publication date: 
08/25/2017

The Amgen Foundation announced that it will expand the Amgen Biotech Experience (ABE) to reach nearly 900,000 high school students by 2020. For nearly 30 years, ABE has empowered high school science teachers to implement real-world biotechnology labs in their classrooms to help their students better understand science and how it influences their daily lives.

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Youth Internet Safety: Risks, Responses, and Research Recommendations

Publication date: 
10/01/2014

As Internet use by children and teenagers increases, so do concerns about their online safety. Providing a safe environment requires an in-depth understanding of the types and prevalence of online risks young Internet users face, as well as the potential solutions for mitigating risks.

A team at the Luskin Center led by Public Policy professor John Villasenor conducted a review of existing research on online safety and then identified knowledge gaps and recommendations for specific areas of research to further the policy dialogue regarding online safety. 

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