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Homeland Security and The Public Schools-Part 1

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America is gearing up for the next generation of Homeland Security providers. A Grant announcement has been issues to develop strategies to address the future need for experts in the growing field of homeland security. This program explores: 1) What should be taught in the Public schools? 2) At what age should children learn about Homeland Security? 3) What challenges and complications could happen as schools place an emphasis on teaching about Homeland Security? GRANT INFORMATION Category: Homeland Security Science and Technology (S&T) is soliciting individuals or teams to research, create, develop, deploy and evaluate innovative educational tools, approaches and resources to educate and inspire the next generation homeland security workforce. It covers elementary school to post doctoral programs, and includes ongoing professional development of the National Homeland Security workforce. FULL NAME: Researching, Creating, Developing, Deploying and Evaluating Innovative Educational Tools, Approaches & Resources to Advance Intellectual Basis for a National Homeland Security S&T Workforce Funding Agency: Office of Procurement Operations - Grants Division Funding Amount: $400,000 Current Closing Date for Applications: Feb 28, 2010 GANT INFO LINK: http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do;jsessionid=YlHQLB0Q2LGShgz1zJTq6gnvLrX3FhkCTDHp93y5hg9vnG3jJVz6!-1299818899?oppId=49251&mode=VIEW This series of programs are designed to offer tangible solutions to the critical issues that are challenging the quality of life in various populations. Each segment will begin with a clearly stated problem, along statistics about the problem before inviting participants to help develop workable solutions. We invite forward thinkers, entrepreneurs and solutions oriented talkers to engage in meaningful problem solving.

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