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2011-04-14 13:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The number of adult learners is expected to increase by nearly 20 percent in the coming years, according to the National Center for Education Statistics, creating one of the fastest growing areas of education today. The Richard W.

2011-03-23 15:27:00

CHICAGO, March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a time when "non-traditional" students are a growing presence on college campuses, Thomas F.

2010-07-12 07:30:00

NEW YORK, July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Advertising Council and the Dollar General Literacy Foundation joined today to launch a national public service advertising (PSA) campaign designed to provide high school dropouts with access to information that will get them started on the road to a GED Diploma.

2010-03-03 10:55:00

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., March 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ECRI Institute® (www.ecri.org), an independent nonprofit organization that researches the best approaches to improving patient care, announces the addition of interactive Flash-based courses to its online continuing medical education (CME) program, e-Learn(TM).

2009-09-08 14:47:00

Expanding facility will provide training for health careers and other adult educational programs to residents in the Highbridge area of the Bronx BRONX, N.Y., Sept.

2009-08-17 10:30:00

MONTEREY, Calif., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- CTB/McGraw-Hill today announced that TABE CLAS-E(TM), the Company's English language proficiency assessment for adult learners, has been approved by the Florida Department of Education.

2009-02-11 07:00:00

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida (BCBSF) is proud to announce it has awarded the Florida Literacy Coalition (FLC) a three-year grant for the establishment of a statewide health literacy initiative.

2008-10-01 09:00:36

By Jennifer Toomer-Cook Deseret News Ana Mayorga's work on an assembly line spanned 19 years, two hand surgeries, the birth of four children and their growth into teenagers. It ended last May in a layoff.

2008-08-26 18:00:41

AS THE new school year looms nearer, thousands of parents around the country will be sharing their children's concerns - about new subjects, the school bully and that old faithful, homework.

2008-08-26 09:01:08

By Madelyn Pennino When Robin Hopkins walked across the stage at McCaskey High School to receive her GED in June, she didn't see any of her family members in the audience.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.