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2014-06-26 08:22:02

PSEG Volunteers Lend a Hand in School Clean Up Efforts NEWARK, N.J., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Students at the Miller Street Elementary School are getting creative with their trash, turning everyday disposable items into art! Their efforts in reducing waste and consumption through recycling and upcycling has earned them the Bronze Award with National Wildlife Federation's Eco-Schools USA program. This international program recognizes and provides free resources to...

2014-06-12 23:12:30

InfoSnap was selected to streamline the inquiry and application processes and facilitate targeted communications with interested applicants. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 The college-preparatory curriculum that San Joaquin Memorial High School in Fresno, CA, offers is known to be rigorous. However, the application process for accepting students into this prestigious school was even more demanding. Every year, the administrative staff at San Joaquin Memorial High School encountered...

2014-06-10 12:36:52

Graduating High School Seniors Recognized for Academic Achievement and Community Service BOSTON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Comcast Foundation, founded in 1999 to provide charitable support to its local communities and to empower and enrich lives, today announced the 2014 recipients of its annual Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program. The program, one of the Comcast Foundation's signature community investment programs, recognizes students' leadership skills, academic...

2014-06-09 23:09:40

Harriet Schoeffler from TURNING STONEchoice (TSC) has been working with the children using a self-empowering character education program at Katz Academy on making effective choices, regardless of their situation. Harriet has been working with the children to strive and develop students' self-awareness and critical thinking skills to guide them in making positive decisions so they feel good about themselves and in control of their living. Voorhees, NJ (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 The main...

2014-06-02 20:24:01

PHILADELPHIA, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) will visit two regional health facilities focused on brain disease tomorrow, Tuesday, June 3. In between visits, he will also participate in Mastery Charter Schools' College Signing Day with 450 graduating seniors from around Philadelphia. The visits to Capital Health Regional in central New Jersey and Saint Joseph University's Kinney Center are part of Congressman Fattah's ongoing work to elevate...

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...

2014-05-09 23:07:17

Admirals Bank and the Neighborhood House Charter School today honored the first of many graduates of the Admirals Bank Financial Scholars Program, a new initiative to bring critical financial literacy education to charter school students across the city of Boston. The Bank has partnered with EverFi, Inc., the nation’s leading education technology company, to bring an interactive, web-based financial management program to 14 Boston-area charter schools. Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 09, 2014...

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...

2014-05-01 16:28:52

Chester Community Charter School CEO, Dr. David Clark, and Grammy Award-Nominated Producer/Songwriter, Carvin Haggins, to Serve as Special Guest Panelists CHESTER, Pa., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, May 2, 2014, approximately 300 seventh and eighth-grade students of Chester Community Charter School (CCCS), the largest K-8 charter school in Pennsylvania, will take part in a "Teen Summit"-style forum, where they will discuss their feelings and opinions on challenges and social issues...

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....


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  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
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