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2014-04-01 08:35:50

In support of its mission to promote excellence in education, the Center for Excellence in Higher Education says it is offering Career Online High School program to Utah and Colorado students lacking high school diplomas. CEHE has made the online program available in campus-based learning labs at its sponsored colleges. PENSACOLA, Fla., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Center for Excellence in Higher Education (CEHE) has joined the growing list of post-secondary organizations...

2014-03-31 16:29:25

50% cuts will eliminate option for approximately 6,000 Kansas students ARLINGTON, Va., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kansas parents and students traveled long distances to the state capitol today to personally defend their virtual charter schools against proposed cuts that will force them to close. The parents testified before the Kansas House Appropriations Committee hearing and personally submitted testimony defending their schools against the Kansas State Legislative...

2014-03-28 16:20:53

PHILADELPHIA, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02) sent a letter to President Obama today asking the Administration to redirect funds from the recent Department of Justice (DOJ) settlement with Toyota Motor Corporation to youth mentoring programs. Fattah is recommending that fifty percent of the settlement go directly to the Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BCGA)--the largest mentoring youth organization in the country. The remaining half of...

2014-03-20 23:25:07

Latest toolkit helps K-12 teachers integrate global project-based inquiry into their classrooms while teaching students about the world’s water. Chapel Hill, N.C. (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 VIF International Education, the leading provider of global education programs for K-12 schools, announced Thursday that its integrated learning platform for teacher professional development and curriculum released a guide for building global project-based lessons. This toolkit, inspired by World Water...

2014-03-20 16:29:21

PENSACOLA, Fla., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- District Superintendent of Schools Dr. Howard Liebman of the Smart Horizons Career Online Education school district, today praised Florida House Speaker Will Weatherford's attention on education in his opening day speech to Florida Legislature. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140320/MN86776) "We applaud House Speaker Weatherford's emphasis on improving opportunities through education, including his call to put...

2014-03-17 23:01:00

New My Voice report finds that student voice aids school communities in identifying and supporting students’ goals and aspirations. My Voice is a Pearson Foundation initiative that aims to measure the perceptions of everyone at school, elevate the impact of student voice and foster the changes that are vital for students to realize academic, social and personal success. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 A new report reveals what happens when schools focus on student motivation and...

2014-03-14 08:30:37

Wardens in the Florida Department of Corrections discuss benefits of Internet-based high school diploma program, which proves successful as a GED alternative with inmates in Florida correctional facilities. PENSACOLA, Fla., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Florida Department of Corrections (FLDOC) has expanded its use of online career high school for inmate education within the Florida correctional system. With the start of 2014, the FLDOC Online Campus program is being...

2014-03-14 08:24:12

-- VCFA Alumna Vivian Dorsel Funds New Scholarship to Support Emerging Writers Pursuing Dreams of Writing Career -- MONTPELIER, Vt., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Vermont College of Fine Arts (VCFA), a national center for graduate education in the fine arts, and Vivian Dorsel '06, founder and publisher of upstreet literary magazine, announce the creation of the upstreet Scholarship Fund, a need-based grant for writers attending the MFA in Writing program. The $5,000...

2014-03-10 23:23:12

Students from Wyandotte High School are getting much deserved attention for stepping up as environmental leaders in their community through the EE Community Connections program, supported by national non-profit Earth Force. This week, Mayor Holland will join the students as they work work directly with environmental engineers to build birdhouses on the plant’s property, as part of GM’s habitat restorations goals. Kansas City, KS (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 Students from Wyandotte High...

2014-03-10 23:22:39

Eighth-grade students from West Philadelphia will be experimenting with making and recycling bio-plastics. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 Middle school students will gain real-life lab experience in materials science by playing and building with polymers as part of the University City Science Center STEAM Initiatives’ newest program, Polymer Play. Beginning in March, 15 students from KIPP West Philadelphia Preparatory Charter School will go to the Science Center once a week to...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.