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2014-01-25 00:20:23

OLYMPIA, Wash., Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today a joint work session was held with three legislative committees to investigate how to deliver environmental science education to all children in Washington State. A panel of leaders from the Pacific Education Institute (PEI) presented a solution before three House committees, Appropriations Subcommittee on Education, House Agriculture and Natural Resources and House Education Committee. PEI provides rich learning experiences for...

2014-01-22 16:28:13

PHOENIX, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Online students across Arizona will participate in special events to celebrate National School Choice Week, ranging from bowling to pizza parties. The events, held during the week of Jan. 26-Feb. 1, will be among more than 5,500 independently planned events across the country during National School Choice Week 2014. Arizona Virtual Academy and Insight Academy of Arizona, full-time, online public schools serving students in grades K-12, will be hosting...

2014-01-22 16:28:11

DALLAS/FORT WORTH, Texas, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Online students across Texas will participate in special events to celebrate National School Choice Week, including whistle stop tour events across the state. The events, which will be held during the week of Jan. 25-Feb. 1, will be among more than 5,500 independently planned events across the country during National School Choice Week 2014. Texas Virtual Academy and Texas Online Preparatory School, full-time, online public charter...

2014-01-22 16:28:10

DENVER, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Online students across Colorado will participate in a special event to celebrate National School Choice Week. It will be among more than 5,500 independently planned events across the country taking place during National School Choice Week 2014. Colorado Preparatory Academy and Insight School of Colorado will be hosting an in-person National School Choice Week open house in Westminster on Jan. 28 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Both schools are part of...

2014-01-21 23:29:32

Resource Area For Teaching, headquartered in Silicon Valley, and New Jersey Center for Teaching and Learning have joined forces to benefit STEM teaching for educators and students. (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Resource Area For Teaching (RAFT) and The New Jersey Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) are collaborating to bring complementary resources together to support educators who use Progressive Math Initiative (PMI®) and Progressive Science Initiative (PSI®). Now the time and...

2014-01-16 23:23:56

A fantastic, interactive Improvisation Workshop designed specifically for Project Managers is taking place this coming Saturday, Jan 18th at DePaul O'Hare campus, Chicago. This is a free event for PMI Chicagoland Chapter members to celebrate Mentoring Month 2014. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 PMI Chicagoland, the Chicago chapter of the Project Management Institute (PMI) will celebrate and promote National Mentoring Month by providing a special event in honor of the...

2014-01-16 23:23:39

Deadline for 2014/2015 Educational Enrichment Funding is April 15, 2014; $10,000 Grants and $6,000 Scholarships Available Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Professor Sarah J. McCarthey, President of the McCarthey Dressman Education Foundation, announced that the Foundation is now accepting applications for 2014/2015 academic year grants and scholarships. Deadline for applications is April 15, 2014. For the 2013-2014 school year, the Foundation disbursed over $141,000 to efforts...

2014-01-15 23:24:20

Education, whether home-based or not, generally implements certain timeless techniques. Cristina Grau reveals her own homeschooling tips with the Ultimate Typing™ blog readers. New York City, NY (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 Cristina Grau is a mother and an educator. She’s also the developer of AHomeschoolMom.com, a website offering valuable resources to anyone interested in homeschooling their children. While schools have standardized resources, curricula, and ample guidance that make...

2014-01-15 23:20:21

Company founded by America’s first woman in space set to reach more students & educators in 2014 and connect young women with STEM fields and careers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 As part of an ongoing mission to connect students to careers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), Sally Ride Science will be taking part in the Million Women Mentors (MWM) initiative, which is designed to unite more than 1 million girls and young women with STEM professionals and...

2014-01-15 12:26:50

Will expand reverse mentoring program for teens to help Americans over 50 CHEVY CHASE, Md., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National 4-H Council has announced a new partnership with Mentor Up, a new way to make a difference from AARP Foundation, to promote and establish youth-led service and volunteerism on behalf of people age 50 and older. A generous grant of more than $400,000 from AARP Foundation will support the expansion of the 4-H Tech Wizards program. The 4-H Tech...


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