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2014-03-04 12:29:11

Project Hope Alliance will offer a scholarship-matching program to enable homeless parents to earn high school diplomas via the Career Online High School. Project Hope sees this partnership as a key step in improving these families' standard of living while breaking the cycle of poverty and joblessness that accompanies lack of educational attainment. PENSACOLA, Fla., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Project Hope Alliance has become the newest partner in the ed2go/Smart Horizons...

2014-02-28 12:29:48

Asia Generates the Highest Revenues for Digital English Language Learning on the Planet According to a New Ambient Insight Report SEATTLE, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The digital English language learning market in Asia is booming. The five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) in Asia is 14.2% and revenues reached $863.1 million in 2013. Revenues will reach a staggering $1.6 billion by 2018, according to a new Ambient Insight report called, "The 2013-2018 Asia Digital...

2014-02-21 23:24:35

AT&T Florida has contributed more than $400,000 over the past four years to provide applied learning opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math for students throughout the state in partnership with the Consortium of Florida Education Foundations with a goal increasing interest in STEM careers. (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 Understanding how classroom curriculum translates into STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) careers can be a critical component for engaging...

2014-02-20 23:26:24

ALOHA Mind Math’s top 5 warning signs indicate a child’s learning could be suffering. It is important for parents to act quickly upon these signs. EDISON, NJ (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 According to ALOHA Mind Math, report cards are not the only signs a child is struggling in school and needs help. Throughout the school year look for subtle and obvious signals that can indicate their learning is suffering. 1. Is the child’s morning routine draining for parents and/or the family? If...

2014-02-13 12:32:09

Revenues in China to Spike to $931.8 million by 2018 SEATTLE, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- China is now the top buying country of digital English language learning products, not only in the Asia region, but in the world, according to a new Ambient Insight report called "The 2013-2018 China Digital English Language Learning Market." The five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) for digital English language learning products in China is 23.6% and revenues will nearly triple...

2014-02-12 23:23:03

Virtual public school serving students in grades K-12 statewide hosts in-person and online information sessions across Wisconsin. Families interested in enrolling must complete state application before April 30. Appleton, Wisconsin (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Enrollment for the 2014-2015 school year is officially underway at Wisconsin Connections Academy, the virtual public school serving students from across the state in grades K-12. Parents and students who are interested in learning more...

2014-02-12 12:22:05

Inspired by a National Survey, Family Time Machine Makes Every Moment a Learning Opportunity LOUISVILLE, Ky., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a tale as old as time, the evening comes to a bustling end as mom or dad catches a glance at the clock and asks in disbelief, "Where did the day go!?" To get right to the bottom of it, the National Center for Families Learning (NCFL) tapped Harris Poll in October 2013 to conduct an online survey of more than 2,000 U.S. adults* to investigate...

2014-02-11 12:24:07

The Global Mobile Learning Market is in a Boom Phase SEATTLE, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The worldwide market for Mobile Learning products and services reached $5.3 billion in 2012 according to a new report by Ambient Insight called the " The 2012-2017 Worldwide Mobile Learning Market." The five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) is 18.2% and revenues will more than double to $12.2 billion by 2017. There are 93 countries across seven regions analyzed in this report....

2014-02-10 12:20:58

DETROIT, Mich., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The College for Creative Studies (CCS) has appointed Alexander Klatt as MFA Chair of Transportation Design. Prior to joining the College, Klatt was Vice President of Global Design at Fisker Automotive, where he led a world-class development team for the innovative Karma platform, among the world's first luxury hybrid electric cars. "Alex has the expertise and sensibilities of a creative professional and the acumen of someone...

2014-02-05 08:23:16

Canadian students compete to win prizes while learning to understand energy OTTAWA, Feb. 5, 2014 /CNW/ - Over 1,200 classrooms across Canada are about to embark on the Classroom Energy Diet Challenge (CEDC), a three-month long national energy efficiency competition to help youth understand where energy comes from, how it's used and how to manage energy resources. The competition is divided into three streams with many prizes: Classroom Challenge, where registered classes from...


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