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Randall H. Collins

Randall H. Collins has been named the chairman of the education committee for the International Children's Conference on the Environment, an event in which roughly 600 10- to 13-year-olds from 100 countries compose environmental-policy resolutions that are later presented to the United Nations' environment program.

Mr. Collins, 58, is the superintendent of the 3,100-student Waterford, Conn., Public Schools.

The conference, which generally occurs every two years, will be held in the United States for the first time since it was started in 1995. It is scheduled for next July 19 to 23 at Connecticut College in New London, Conn.

Mary Jackson is now serving a one-year term as the president of the Reading Recovery Council of North America.

Mary Jackson

Ms. Jackson, 55, is the director of special programs for the 60,900-student Fort Bend Independent School District in Sugar Land, Texas.

The Columbus, Ohio-based Reading Recovery Council provides a one-to-one tutoring program aimed at low-achieving 1st graders. It has 11,000 members in the United States and Canada.

Bernadette Grey has been named the editor-in-chief of Scholastic [email protected] magazine.

Bernadette Grey

She is a former editor-in-chief of Working Woman magazine, a New York City-based publication that is no longer in circulation.

Ms. Grey, 41, will oversee the day-to-day editorial business of Scholastic [email protected].

The magazine—published quarterly by the New York City-based educational publishing company Scholastic Inc.—targets its editorial content toward the needs of school technology officials.

—Catherine A. Carroll

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Vol. 23, Issue 3, Page 5

Published in Print: September 17, 2003, as People in the News

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