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2014-10-30 23:11:24

Includes Best Practices and Insider Tips on Creating and Managing Effective Mentoring Programs BELLEVUE, WA (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Chronus Corporation, a mentoring and talent development software provider, will host a two-part series of free webinars to teach best practices in designing and managing corporate mentoring programs. The series will run once in November, and once again in December. Chronus webinars are designed for enterprise-scale organizations interested in starting,...

2014-10-30 16:25:20

DOHA, Qatar, October 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - What will school look like in 2030? The World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE), the leading global initiative driving innovation and collaboration in education, has today revealed the results of a survey conducted among its global community of experts, and revealing their perspectives on what school will look like in 2030. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click:...

2014-10-30 08:35:20

Nerium becomes the largest workplace donor for Big Brothers Big Sisters of America IRVING, Texas, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Nerium International(TM), a leader in age-defying skincare products, met its goal of raising $1,000,000 for Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS), making Nerium the largest corporate workplace giving donor. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141029/155347 To commemorate this event, Nerium presented Big Brothers Big Sisters with a $1,000,000 check...

2014-10-29 23:16:59

New Partnership Between Smile for a Lifetime and Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Gives Deserving Children An Opportunity to Receive Free Orthodontic Care Colorado Springs, CO (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 The Smile for a Lifetime (S4L) Foundation, an international nonprofit organization that provides free braces to under-served children with financial challenges and special orthodontic needs, announced today that it has partnered with Big Brothers Big Sisters of America to find qualified...

2014-10-28 08:41:20

Statewide Pennsylvania Online School First of its Kind to Charter NHS Chapter WAYNE, Pa., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Agora Cyber Charter School, an accredited, online public charter school for Pennsylvania students in grades K-12, accepted 50 new members to its National Honor Society (NHS) and National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) chapters this month. A ceremony was held in Mechanicsburg, PA on October 5, 2014. In 2010, Agora became the first cyber school in the nation...

2014-10-27 23:10:17

MarcUS for Change is a non-profit organization dedicated to raising money and awareness for mentoring programs in Stamford schools. Stamford, CT (PRWEB) October 27, 2014 The Berkowitz Law Firm LLC is a proud sponsor of the MarcUS for Change Walk/Run, which took place at Cove Island Park on Oct. 5. MarcUS for Change is a non-profit organization dedicated to raising money and awareness for mentoring programs in Stamford schools. Some 350 people participated in the event, raising more than...

2014-10-27 08:26:27

A comprehensive survey of U.S.- based colleges finds 50 with the best educational value for homeschooled students PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Homeschooled students who are researching colleges can find a wealth of useful facts in a new article about 50 affordable U.S.-based schools. "50 Best Value Colleges for Homeschoolers" represents the top picks by Best Value Schools, which is a comprehensive college resource guide. The article examines 50 affordable colleges and...

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...


Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.