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2014-10-24 12:25:42

Funds Raised Will Help Children Facing Adversity IRVING, Texas, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Big Brothers Big Sisters is hosting its Annual Big Black Tie Ball on Saturday, November 1(st) at the Omni Dallas Hotel located at 555 South Lamar Street, Dallas, Texas. There are over 2,100 children on a waiting list for mentors in the DFW area and our goal is to match these children with a caring adult that will make a difference in that child's life forever. We need local businesses to...

2014-10-23 23:04:05

This unique new partnership allows administrators, teachers, and families to enjoy a convenient and fully integrated school management experience. Lincoln, NE (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Earlier this year, FACTS Management, the leader in payment plan solutions for K–12 schools, acquired RenWeb School Management Software, one of the leading school information systems for private schools. They now serve a total of more than 9,000 schools across the country. With their resources and...

2014-10-22 08:39:47

First of its kind program provides inmates the opportunity to earn accredited high school diplomas and career certificates TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Florida Department of Corrections (FDOC) officially announced recently the expansion of the FDOC Online Campus program from eight correctional facilities to 15 in the next few months, providing inmates the opportunity to complete their high school education and earn a fully accredited diploma and career...

2014-10-20 12:32:47

4-H educators from Historically Black Colleges and Universities to drive new mentoring initiative, My Brother's Keeper CHEVY CHASE, Md., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Justice's Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) has awarded a $9.8 million grant to National 4-H Council in support of the 4-H National Mentoring Program. The grant comes as a part of the OJJDP's national effort to strengthen, expand and implement youth mentoring activities...

2014-10-17 23:00:58

Homeschooled students often receive more than just formal education, eReflect says in response to The Spectrum's Article. When parents take a holistic approach, children obtain another benefit from homeschooling: prioritizing and nurturing family bonds. New York City, NY (PRWEB) October 18, 2014 Homeschooling is a growing trend in the US as more parents want to create deep, meaningful bonds with their children and increase the amount of time parents and children spend together, as...

2014-10-15 12:32:47

Award-Winning Actor Sean Hayes to Host LOS ANGELES, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles (BBBSLA) will honor outstanding members of the Los Angeles community at its annual Big Bash on October 24, 2014, at The Beverly Hilton Hotel. Awards recognize individuals who are inspiring and positive role models for children. William H. Ahmanson, President, The Ahmanson Foundation, will be honored with the Walt Disney Man of the Year Award; Jennifer...

2014-10-14 08:28:55

LEWISVILLE, Texas, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In accordance with Title 19 Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 109, Subchapter AA, Division 1, Section 109.1005, ResponsiveEd will present the 2013-2014 Annual Financial Management Report for Texas College Preparatory Academies and Premier High Schools on Friday, October 24, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. The meeting will be held at the ResponsiveEd Corporate Office located at 1301 Waters Ridge Drive, Lewisville, TX 75057. If you have...

2014-10-07 23:01:22

Terri Tierney Clark Explains How Young Women Need to Go Beyond Today’s Conventional Career Advice Paramus, NJ (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 Many smart young women today know to find mentors, network and self-advocate, but often don’t take the next step. Do they ever question their mentor’s advice? Could their networking efforts be more effective? Could they improve the way they self-advocate? Terri Tierney Clark teaches women in the first ten years of their careers to learn how to...

2014-10-02 16:22:30

Deadline to Apply is Dec. 19 HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today invited schools, colleges and universities, county conservation districts, nonprofit organizations, municipalities and businesses to apply for Environmental Education Grants to develop environmental education programs and projects. The application period will begin Monday, Oct. 6. The grants provide funding to develop programs and projects that support...

2014-09-24 16:27:19

NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Community Hub for Opportunities in Construction Employment (C.H.O.I.C.E.) announced on September 23 a "Commitment to Action" on youth employment in conjunction with the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI). The announcement was made as part of an effort led by Secretary Hillary Clinton and CGI to focus increased attention on the challenging issue of youth employment opportunities in the United States. North America's Building Trades Unions...


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  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
  • To be of opinion; have the notion; think; imagine; suppose.
The word 'ween' comes from Middle English wene, from Old English wēn, wēna ("hope, weening, expectation"), from Proto-Germanic *wēniz, *wēnōn (“hope, expectation”), from Proto-Indo-European *wen- (“to strive, love, want, reach, win”).
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