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2014-04-16 16:29:34

STUDENTS ACCEPT "FULL RIDE" SCHOLARSHIPS TO PLAY GOLF AND TENNIS LEWISVILLE, Texas, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- iSchool High STEM Academy® seniors Kelsey Grambeau, William Adkisson, Benjamin Baxter, and Christian Carrillo will sign their official letters of intent at a ceremony on campus (1800 Lakeway Dr, Lewisville, TX) at Noon on Thursday April, 17(th). Kelsey, William, and Christian will be playing tennis for Wisconsin, Louisiana State, and UT San Antonio...

2014-04-09 08:33:56

South L.A. Teens Work With URBAN TxT to Code Websites at Week-Long WebSlam Event LOS ANGELES, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- On Saturday, April 12(th), YouthBuild Charter School of California, in collaboration with URBAN TxT and sponsored by Colocation America, will host a student WebSlam at Los Angeles Trade Tech College. During the week leading up to the event, URBAN TxT, a Los Angeles-based program that teaches at-risk young people of color how to build iPhone apps and other...

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...

2014-02-12 23:23:11

Statewide K-12 virtual public school receives unanimous board approval to continue providing families with a high-quality, highly-accountable education option. Bartlesville, Oklahoma (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Oklahoma Connections Academy, a tuition-free virtual public school serving full-time K-12 students throughout Oklahoma, was approved as a statewide virtual charter school for the 2014-2015 school year by the newly-created Statewide Virtual Charter School Board. The board voted...

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 16:28:10

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...

2014-01-16 23:03:23

Orleans Parish School Board, Thurgood Marshall College Fund, Southern University at New Orleans, and Connections Education announce a new blended public school. The tuition-free college preparatory academy will combine classroom-based and online instruction for students in New Orleans. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Connections Education, Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF), and Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) are pleased to announce that students in New Orleans,...

2014-01-12 23:03:11

HVAC Education encouraged any and all high school students to consider HVAC training following The Storm Lake Times’ January 2nd article, titled “It Works for Storm Lake.” Mesa, Arizona (PRWEB) January 12, 2014 HVAC Education, or Arizona.HVACED.com, a new site offering the latest in news regarding HVAC training, encouraged students graduated from and still enrolled in high school to consider a career in the HVAC industry. This encouragement came in the wake of The Storm Lake...

2013-12-12 08:35:09

New Online Public School Available to Families throughout Pinellas County LARGO, Fla., Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, the Pinellas County School Board unanimously approved a five-year charter school contract agreement with Florida Virtual Academy (FLVA), an innovative new online public charter school that will begin serving students in Pinellas County next school year. The new public school will offer grades K-9 next school year and expand to additional high school grades...

2013-12-11 12:29:29

New Online Public School Plans to Open Next School Year TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday, Hillsborough County Public Schools approved Florida Virtual Academy (FLVA), a new public charter school open to all families in Hillsborough County. The online public school will initially serve students in grades K-8 next school year and plans to expand and offer high school grades in the following years. With the approval of Florida Virtual Academy, families...