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2014-08-06 16:33:44

Partnership with Hill House Association Will Help Under-Credited Pennsylvania Students Get Back on Track PITTSBURGH, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hill House Passport Academy Charter School (HHPACS), a new, tuition-free Pittsburgh public charter school, will open on August 25, 2014 to provide under-credited Pennsylvania students who are under 21 years of age with an accessible, individualized opportunity to finish their high school education. In partnership with the Hill...

2014-07-29 12:42:03

Two Ambient Insight Presentations on the Worldwide Game-based Learning Market Available Now SEATTLE, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Ambient Insight CEO Tyson Greer gave two presentations at the Serious Play Conference in Los Angeles on July 22 and July 23. The first session was on the 2013-2018 Worldwide Game-based Learning Market and the second session was on recent innovations in Mobile Edugames. Both presentations are now available to download for free in the Event Section...

2014-07-21 23:05:32

Smart Education & Learning Market research report majorly focuses on the basis of products, learning modes, applications, factors driving the market, various restraints, opportunities and global adoption trend.(http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/smart-digital-education-market-571.html) (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 The report "Smart Education & Learning Market by Hardware (IWB & SBL), Software (LMS/LCMS, Open Source & Mobile Education Apps), Educational Content...

2014-07-21 12:29:05

Funding is in addition to 1 million hours of mentoring being provided by AT&T employees WASHINGTON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson joined President Obama today to commit $18 million to education programs with a youth mentoring component. This funding supports the company's goal of providing youth across the country 1 million hours of mentoring by AT&T employees through the end of 2016. "Research shows that the presence of a mentor in a young...

2014-07-16 12:31:13

Milestone Highlights Growing Need for Online and "Blended" Learning Options for Traditional and Non-Traditional Students SCRANTON, Penn., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Penn Foster, a leader in career-focused online and hybrid education with a commitment to addressing the middle-skills gap in America, today announced it has become one of the largest private high schools in the country with more than 45,000 students. Penn Foster High School provides students with an accredited high school...

2014-07-08 08:21:11

PLYMOUTH, Mich., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson Controls, a global multi-industrial company, is proud to be the seating sponsor of the first-place award-winning EcoCAR 2. Johnson Controls Automotive Seating supplied the seats for Ohio State University's EcoCAR 2 vehicle. As the vehicle's seating sponsor, Johnson Controls conceptualized, designed and built eco-friendly seats that showcase its innovative and sustainable products. "EcoCAR 2: Plugging In to the Future," is a national...

2014-06-26 12:32:02

CHICAGO, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 17(th) at the Museum of Broadcast Communications in Chicago, Illinois, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America recognized the generosity of its corporate and individual partners at its annual awards gala with special guest, Academy and Grammy Award winner, Jamie Foxx. Foxx shared a moving personal story about being encouraged by his grandmother to learn to play the piano as a means of seeing the world outside of his hometown of Terrell,...

2014-06-24 08:36:28

Connections Academy's 2014 Parent Survey highlights virtual schools' top enrollment factors: families want school options, greater flexibility BALTIMORE, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New survey results from Connections Academy, http://www.connectionsacademy.com,one of the country's leading providers of full-time online school for students in grades K through 12, reveals the reasons parents enroll their children in online schools. The results are from the Connections Academy 2014 Parent...

2014-06-15 23:01:44

Thinking Skills Club, a website of fun, interactive video games that improve a child's ability to learn by developing memory, attention and other thinking skills, is offering free memberships at Homeschool.com, a home schooling website with a large following. The memberships are available at no-cost for all of June and last through August 31. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) June 15, 2014 Thinking Skills Club is pleased to participate in the Homeschooling.com Summer Freebie Extravaganza by...

2014-06-13 12:27:37

Key Findings from Ambient Insight's New Mobile Game-based Learning Market Report to be Shared at Serious Play Conference in July SEATTLE, June 13, 2007 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Ambient Insight CEO, Tyson Greer, will share key findings from the company's latest market research in "2013-2018 Worldwide Game-based Learning Market" and "2013-2018 Mobile Edugame Market" sessions at the Serious Games Association's Serious Play Conference to be held at the University of Southern California in...


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