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Education News Archive - May 12, 2011

Recent analysis of data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveals that A&PIs have the highest rate of increase in new HIV infections in the nation, the only statistically significant growth among any racial or ethnic group, and yet two-thirds of A&PIs have never been tested for HIV.

Yatown, a neighborhood social network, is being described by its ex-Google creators as the “Facebook for Neighborhoods,” by connecting neighbors and strengthening neighborhoods over the U.S. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) May 11, 2011 Available today in 192 thousand neighborhoods across America, Yatown is bringing communities closer together by re-acquainting neighbors in providing a single, well known place for users to go and immediately “see” one another in an online “townsquare.” “Yatown was born out of our own frustration in connecting to our neighborhoods online.

Professional Development Resources, a nationally accredited provider of continuing education for psychologists, social workers, counselors, speech-language pathologists and occupational therapists, has announced the publication of two new courses dealing with ethics and risk management.

Pregnancy is the first step into a new phase of your life, but sometimes the wait for the new family addition seems endless.

Online contests seeks to honor dads living with paralysis Short Hills, NJ (PRWEB) May 11, 2011 The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation has launched its second annual contest to name the 2011 Best Dad on Wheels via an online contest at ChristopherReeve.org/bestdad.

AttivaSoft today announced it has acquired Maryland based ICT consultancy and product development company, StrategyLincs, as part of its intellectual property portfolio development strategy. Columbia, MD (PRWEB) May 11, 2011 AttivaSoft, LLC, a leading IT Service Management (ITSM) consultancy and Systems Integrator announced today that it has acquired Maryland based StrategyLincs, LLC as part of its Intellectual Property (IP) portfolio development strategy.

Four regional weed science societies are sponsoring an event this July that will give graduate and undergraduate students an opportunity to broaden their applied skills and compete for bragging rights as the best student weed scientists in the country. Lawrence, KS (PRWEB) May 11, 2011 This summer teams of students from universities across the nation will gather in Knoxville, Tenn., for the WeedOlympics – an event sponsored by the Northeastern, North Central, Southern and Western Weed Science Societies.

AmeriSpan Study Abroad announces the 9 winners in the early prize drawing of the Great Travel Abroad Contest, their popular contest where participants share travel-related stories and tips to virtually travel around the world. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) May 11, 2011 AmeriSpan Study Abroad held the early prize drawing for the Great Travel Abroad Contest on April 28, 2011.

The State Association Recommends Implementing Paperless Meeting Solutions, Which Can Be Remarkably Wise Investments for School Districts Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 11, 2011 Emerald Data Solutionsâ„¢, Inc., the eGovernance pioneer and developer of BoardDocs® paperless meeting solutions, today announced a new partnership with the New York State School Boards Association (NYSSBA), an organization that has served as the statewide voice of over 700 boards of education for more than 100 years.

Technology enables instructors and students to record, organize and share lectures and skills Boston, MA and Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) May 11, 2011 Pearson, the world’s leading learning company, and Panopto today announced an agreement whereby Pearson will distribute Panopto’s award-winning lecture capture software to a private sector and other institutions of higher education.

Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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