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2014-06-06 12:27:01

PITTSBURGH, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School will graduate 1,400 members of the Class of 2014 in three commencement exercises across the commonwealth, announced CEO Dr. Michael J. Conti. Graduation ceremonies are set for 11 a.m. this Saturday, June 7, in Pittsburgh's Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall, at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 14, in Philadelphia's Kimmel Center, and 2 p.m. Saturday, June 21, at The Forum in the State Capitol Complex in...

2014-05-29 08:37:35

NICOMA PARK, Okla., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oklahoma Virtual Charter Academy, a free public online school serving students in grades K-12, reminds families that the state's school choice window closes Monday, June 2. Oklahoma families have the right to transfer their students to a different district and school, but must complete the Parent's Application for an Open Transfer Beginning School Year 2014-15 before this date. If parents do not make this deadline, they must submit...

2014-05-28 08:37:05

SEATTLE, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apex Learning Virtual School, an online virtual school that partners with districts to provide their students with increased access to high quality educational opportunities, more than doubled the national growth rate with enrollments up 50 percent for the 2012-2013 academic year. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140528/91560 Apex Learning Virtual School students are not only enrolling, they are also succeeding with the digital...

2014-05-22 12:26:45

MUMBAI, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report covers exhaustive analysis of the education scenario in all seven emirates (Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm Al-Quwain, Ras Al Khaimah and Fujairah). The detailed market forecast of student enrollment, number of schools and academic staffs till 2017-18 has been covered in the report. Education sector in UAE has been witnessing rapid growth over the past few years. UAE is witnessing huge developments in the education...

2014-05-17 23:03:30

The Thinking Skills Club website for teachers and homeschoolers has had an overhaul to focus more on its main mission: helping kids think better. Toronto ON (PRWEB) May 17, 2014 All kids learn differently, but they all have to know how to think. The Thinking Skills Club after school computer club has revamped its website to reflect its core mission: to help kids think more efficiently to support them in school. The Thinking Skills Club offers a curriculum of online games that kids can...

2014-05-13 23:15:21

The Global Teenager Project, an educational initiative that uses the internet to bring together students from around the globe, gets free access to Cogneeto to support an ever richer learning experience.News Source: Advanced Learning Technologies Lab, University of Toronto Toronto, Ontario, Canada (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 The Global Teenager Project began in 1998, and has since connected 1000s of international schools, bringing together well over 250,000 students via the internet. Students...

2014-05-13 23:14:39

Management Mentors founder Rene Petrin says the mentoring process has changed in the last quarter century, but the essence of mentoring hasn't. Chestnut Hill, MA (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Back in 1989 when Rene Petrin founded Management Mentors, Inc., the first George Bush was president. A gallon of gas cost roughly 97 cents. The founder of Facebook was getting ready to enter kindergarten. And Taylor Swift was getting ready to enter the world. While much has changed on the planet since...

2014-05-08 12:34:06

Innovative Online Public Charter School Now Accepting Applications for 2014-2015 School Year LANSING, Mich., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors for the Insight School of Michigan, in partnership with K12 Inc., (NYSE: LRN), America's leading provider of proprietary curriculum and online and blended school programs for students in pre-K through high school, today announced the creation of a new, online public school which is now accepting Michigan students for the...

2014-05-06 12:23:45

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thousands of guided outdoor recreation events this year - from after work hikes to family fishing programs to night-time paddles - will connect people to enriching outdoor experiences through the newly expanded Get Outdoors PA program, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Ellen Ferretti announced today. Beginning this weekend, several partners will be holding "GO" Days on weekends in May and June across the state...

2014-04-29 23:17:26

An Innovative Approach to New Student Recruitment Austin, Texas (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Responsive Education Solutions® (ResponsiveEd®) is Texas’ largest public charter management organization and currently serves over 15,000 students. They recently partnered with InfoSnap to transform the process of new student recruitment. The customized online enrollment management solution from InfoSnap will also eliminate the laborious task of manual data entry for student enrollment....


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.