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Nov. 11-17

Geography Awareness Week, sponsored by the National Geographic Society as part of a multi-year campaign to highlight the diversity of peoples, places and natural wonders around the globe, with this year's focus on Asia. For events and K-12 resources, visit http://www.mywonderful world.org.

Nov. 12-16

International Education Week, founded in 2000 by the departments of Education and State to provide an opportunity for foreign students living in the United States to share their cultures with American classmates. For ideas and materials, as well as an online quiz about cities of the world, visit http://iew.state.gov.

Nov. 27-28

White House Faith-Based and Community Initiatives Conference, Los Angeles, sponsored by a consortium of federal agencies for grassroots leaders interested in federal grant opportunities. To register online, visit http://www.fbci.gov or call 202-456-6708.

Nov. 28-Dec. 6

Supplemental Educational Services Regional Workshops, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education to provide free technical assistance for organizations interested in becoming approved providers of supplemental educational services for disadvantaged students: Nov. 28, Portland, Ore.; Nov. 29, Tacoma, Wash; Dec. 4, Nashville, Tenn.; and Dec. 6, Jackson, Miss. Visit http://www.ed.gov/about/inits /list/fbci/suppserv-workshops.html or call 1-800-USA-LEARN.
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