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David Rock, dean of the School of Education at the University of Mississippi, is hoping a new scholarship will convince top students to become teachers. (Courtesy, The University of Mississippi) States Look to Raise Quality of New Teachers
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March 15, 2013 at 1:38 PM EDT Sunshine Week: Increasing Access to Publicly Funded Research During Sunshine Week, we celebrate the ways government can improve public use of government information. We recently took an important step to increase public access to the results of research funded by the Federal Government, focusing on two key products of funded research: peer-reviewed scholarly publications and scientific data. March 14, 2013 at 3:20 PM EDT Sunshine Week: In Celebration of Transparency Sunshine Week is a good time to reflect on the notable steps the Administration has taken in the last year-and-a-half to fulfill its commitment to implement the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI)—a voluntary, global effort designed to increase transparency, strengthen the accountability of natural resource revenues, and build public trust for the governance of these vital activities.