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2014-09-23 08:39:36

Southern African Virtual School Becomes First Major International Partner To Offer Career Online High School PENSACOLA, Fla. and GAUTENG, South Africa, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern African Virtual School (SAVS) is now offering citizens of the Republic of South Africa the opportunity to earn accredited American high school diplomas through Career Online High School (COHS), a program available through ed2go, part of Cengage Learning, and Smart Horizons Career Online...

2014-09-23 08:26:52

SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Top Masters in Education (http://www.topmastersineducation.com), a resource for educators looking to enhance their own educational foundation, has published a list of the top paying school districts in each state for first-year teachers. Topping the list is New York's Katona-Lewisboro School District, located just north of Long Island. While the cost of living in this region is exceptionally high, this district pays well above the second...

2014-09-22 16:26:30

IRVING, Texas, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 20(th) at the Pequeno Mexico Event Center in Fort Worth, Texas, Jesse Rodriguez's Calvary Knock Out (CKO) hosted a nine-match boxing event with Big Brothers Big Sisters to bring attention to the significant mentoring needs around the DFW area. "There are over 500 young boys and girls on a waiting list and we at CKO want to help find mentors and take them off the list. We have so many role models here in our Hispanic community....

2014-09-21 23:02:04

Ten teams of disabled and able-bodied athletes rafted the Colorado River, rode mountain bikes and hand cycles, and completed a ropes course at the September 12-14 Adventure Team Challenge from national non-profit World T.E.A.M. Sports. Rancho del Rio, Colorado (PRWEB) September 21, 2014 High in the rugged Gore Range northwest of Vail, Colorado, ten teams of disabled and able-bodied athletes rafted the Colorado River, rode mountain bikes and hand cycles, and completed a ropes course in...

2014-09-19 23:08:59

Red Comet, an Accredited, Self-Paced, Online School, Launches New Learning Management Platform. Prosser, WA (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Red Comet introduced a brand new Learning Management Platform that hosts all the courses on one platform. Students can access all their courses by simply logging into one system. The new platform offers a lot of flexibility to school administrators who can tailor the curriculum and assessments to meet the needs of individual students. The new system offers...

2014-09-19 08:27:53

Investment Round Led by New School Ventures, Crosslink Capital and Runa Capital with Participation From Top Education-Focused Backers Kapor Capital, Imagine K12, Romulus Capital and EdMentor VC SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SchoolMint, the leading provider of mobile and online enrollment and school choice systems for K-12 public, charter and private schools, announced that it has raised $2.2 million in Seed financing. This funding was led by New School Ventures Fund,...

2014-09-17 23:13:46

MightyMeeting, a provider of innovative collaboration solutions, is announcing AirPaper, a service designed to turn everyday classroom interactions into collaborative, engaging, and memorable experiences, thus improving the overall learning quality and academic performance. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 MightyMeeting, a provider of innovative collaboration solutions, is announcing AirPaper, a service designed to turn everyday classroom interactions into collaborative,...

2014-09-17 23:01:08

Mobile device management solution fully compatible with new features from latest Apple release. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Mobile Manager, the mobile device management (MDM) solution from Lightspeed Systems, currently supports the new features of Apple’s iOS8. Following the announcement from Apple earlier this summer, Mobile Manager was updated to be fully compatible – ensuring schools using the MDM from Lightspeed Systems have a seamless transition and can begin using...

2014-09-15 08:25:23

LONDON, September 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hundreds of uglies scramble to join Beauty Buddy Program BeautifulPeople.com the dating site for attractive people only is launching a mentoring service for people who are not attractive enough to be voted onto the exclusive dating site. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140915/705936-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140915/705936-b ) A sample of the 7.5 million people who have...

2014-09-02 23:10:21

Perfect for Homeschool and Distance learning families, 'The Art Factory' 'Integrated Lesson Plans for Creativity Express Online make it easy and fun to include art education in any child’s curriculum. No prior experience necessary! Tampa, FL (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 Parents know that Art Education is important for their children, but what exactly is art? Very few adults were fortunate enough to have top-level art instruction in school. Those who did will point out that...


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virgule
  • A punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information.
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This word comes from the Late Latin 'virgula,' accentual mark, a diminutive of 'virga,' rod.
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