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2014-03-26 12:24:19

BOSTON, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Baseball may be America's pastime, but in the Dominican Republic, it's a way of life. Road Scholar's new educational adventure, The Best Baseball in the World: Life and the Great Game in the Dominican Republic, amid the Caribbean coastline, colonial architecture and the welcoming landscape of Santo Domingo, offers the opportunity to experience the game as an element of the Dominican identity. The Dominican Republic sends more baseball...

2014-02-20 12:31:38

- Free Canvas Program, myPLACE Online, Will Help Adult Learners in Philadelphia Improve Basic Literacy and Work-Readiness Skills as Part of Mayoral Initiative SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Instructure today announced that it has partnered with the Philadelphia Mayor's Commission on Literacy to curb the city's poverty rate through an adult literacy program offered on the Canvas learning management system. The program, myPLACE Online, seeks to reduce...

2013-04-11 16:26:35

Adults expected to benefit from new computerized testing SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In striving to offer more adults without a high school diploma an opportunity to obtain a high school credential, as well as basic technology skills, California recently partnered with GED Testing Service to offer the GED test on computer. Online registration, scheduling and testing is now available to test-takers. (Logo:...

2012-09-10 23:14:50

In Focus with Martin Sheen will highlight groups that are working to reverse alarming literacy rates in the United States. Only one in five Americans have the highest level of reading comprehension. Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) September 10, 2012 The producers of In Focus Martin Sheen are pleased to announce a new effort to highlight programs around the country that are helping adults learn the essential skill of reading. In Focus with Martin Sheen is an independently produced television program...

2012-09-06 06:24:46

NEW YORK, Sept. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Last week a federal judge in the Southern District of New York issued an order that crippled one large and complex diploma mill engaged in online fraud. In its ruling, the court found that Amjad Pervaiz, Asif Sarwar Safi and AZM Technologies operated at least 32 individual websites under various names to lure unsuspecting adult learners into paying hundreds, and sometimes thousands, of dollars for bogus online GED test credentials. (Logo:...

2012-08-29 06:27:10

WASHINGTON, Aug. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- GED Testing Service announced the launch of GED Marketplace, a first-of-its-kind collaboration in adult education and GED testing. GED Marketplace is a safe and secure, one-stop shop for adult learners looking for GED testing and adult education study materials online. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120322/PH74825LOGO ) "Nothing like this has ever existed before," said Nick Laul, vice president of strategy and business development at...

2012-08-17 06:23:25

FRANKFURT, Ky., Aug. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In striving to provide more adult learners throughout the state with a high school credential and basic technology skills, Kentucky Adult Education (KYAE) is partnering with GED Testing Service to offer the GED test on computer. Online registration and scheduling is now available and testing will begin on August 20, 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120322/PH74825LOGO) "As society integrates technology into almost every facet of...

2012-06-26 10:23:16

BOSTON, June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Through inspirational stories from Road Scholar participants, supported by the latest research in the fields of psychology and neuroscience, author Peter Spiers, senior vice president of Road Scholar, shows how to build an enriching lifestyle on the foundation of favorite activities in the new book "Master Class: Living Longer, Stronger, and Happier" (Center Street, June 2012). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120626/DC31091)...

2012-06-21 06:28:57

BALTIMORE, June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Creating portable classrooms to bring the joy of reading to the community. Supporting adult basic and English literacy programs. Helping students reduce summer learning loss. Teaching computer literacy skills. And providing tutoring services to children with dyslexia. Nonprofits in Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia that provide these important services will be able to do even more, thanks to nearly...

2012-04-17 10:23:29

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Road Scholar, the not-for-profit world leader in educational travel, and Del Webb, the nation's largest builder of active adult communities, have joined forces to provide learning and travel experiences for Del Webb residents in more than 50 communities across 20 states. This newly forged relationship will add further value to the active, enriching lifestyle that is emblematic of the Del Webb brand. "Del Webb research and resident...