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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...

2014-02-12 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...

2014-02-11 08:37:03

Tools for Higher Ed Institutions and Employers Will Help Recruitment, Retention, Engagement PALO ALTO, Calif., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Driven by a mission to help students and employees to get the most value possible from their education and training, Fidelis today launched its enterprise Software as a Service (SaaS) platform for student-centered learning. Informed by the latest in educational research on retention, engagement and learning, Fidelis' elegant set of tools delivers a...

2014-01-23 23:21:49

Let the games begin! Connections Academy’s Winter Olympics Quiz Bowl Trivia Challenge offers educational challenge and friendly competition for families and friends to celebrate the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics. Baltimore, Maryland (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 Educators at Connections Academy are offering families a fun online Olympics-themed trivia game that celebrates and helps build enthusiasm for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics that begin the first week in February. Students of all...

2014-01-22 23:03:31

California Connections Academy @ North Bay has been approved by the Middletown Unified School District to offer tuition-free K–12 online public education option for families in Sonoma, Napa, Lake, Mendocino, Colusa, Glenn and Yolo Counties this fall. Middletown, California (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Families with children in grades K–12 residing in seven counties in the North Bay area will soon have a new, innovative public school option. California Connections Academy @ North Bay, a...

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...

2014-01-15 08:26:16

CompetencyWorks brief highlights analysis for more reliable indicators of student achievement WASHINGTON, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report released today by CompetencyWorks, titled Progress and Proficiency: Redesigning Grading for Competency Education, helps education leaders think through how to design grading policies that communicate academic performance to students and parents. As more schools and districts begin to develop competency-based pathways that allow...

2014-01-07 12:29:58

Latest Release Creates an Integrated Learning Experience with Enhanced Usability and Engagement INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Courseload, an institutional solution for the delivery and use of eTextbooks and digital course materials in higher education, today announced the release of Courseload Engage (Engage), its next generation application designed to enhance engagement and collaboration between students and instructors. The Engage release is punctuated by a focus on usability,...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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