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BILL GATES: A fairer way to evaluate teachers

April 4, 2013 in The Daily Republic

As states and districts rush to implement new teacher development and evaluation systems, there is a risk they’ll use hastily contrived, unproven measures.
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UPDATE: Bill Gates testifies in $1 billion lawsuit against Microsoft

November 21, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Microsoft’s Windows 95 rollout presented the most challenges in the company’s history, leading to several last-minute changes to technical features that would no longer support a rival software maker’s word processor, Bill Gates testified Monday in a $1 billion antitrust lawsuit filed by the creator of WordPerfect. Continue Reading

Bill Gates: Helping world’s poor is good investment

January 31, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Co-founder of world’s largest charitable foundation ‘willing to be viewed as troublemaker by people who are happy with the status quo’The Microsoft co-founder and chairman says in a 24-page letter that not only is helping the poor with their medical needs and giving them the tools to be self-sufficient the right thing to do, it’s also a good investment.
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