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EE Just Environmental Institute

1 recipient will receive $739,000. This is a first-time earmark.
Year Enacted: 2005
Description: This earmark funds a 1-week institute in NH for teachers to learn experimental design, design curriculum units using an inquiry-based approach, and receive instruction in how to teach inquiry-based problem solving skills and how to empower students within an interdisciplinary approach to teaching.
Beneficiary/Recipient Amount ($K) Program Type Address
Kimball Union Academy (95506275) $739 Private Educational Institution
57 Main Street
Meriden, NH
  Comment: The E.E. Just Environmental Institute, named after an eminent African American cell biologist and Kimball Union (1903) and Dartmouth graduate (1907), is an integrated summer environmental studies program developed by Kimball Union Academy. Kimball Union is a college preparatory boarding and day college preparatory school for 310 students located in Meriden, NH. It is a private non-profit IRS designated 501 (c) 3 organization. The summer institute will build upon the already established environmental education program implemented by KUA in 1995 under the direction of nationally recognized educator Dr. Dean Goodwin, Director of Environmental Education at Kimball Union.
Source: Appropriations Report Language - Conference
Reference: H.Rep. 108-792
Location: p. 792
Method: FY 05 Conference Report, NOAA
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Last Modified: 16-Apr-2007

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