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2013-05-22 23:01:36

Museum aims to ignite and advance creative thinking in children. Hosts inaugural graduation for first preschool in a California museum. Sausalito, CA (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 On May 29, the Bay Area Discovery Museum will make history and graduate its first preschool class of creative thinkers, 18 spirited 4-5 year olds. This past fall, the museum became the first in California, and only one of sixteen nationally, to open a licensed preschool on its expansive 7.5 acre grounds overlooking the...

2013-04-30 23:00:13

New Offering of CTE Courses Exposes Students to Career Skills and Interests Earlier in their Academic Journeys Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) April 30, 2013 Edgenuity, a leading provider of online and blended learning solutions, today announced a new offering of Career and Technical Education (CTE) courses designed to prepare students for job readiness in the 21st century. A multi-year progression divided into three phases — Explorations, Career Planning and Life Skills, and Pathways —...

2013-04-17 23:01:25

National Connections Academy is now International Connections Academy, a global, college preparatory online private school for students in grades K—12 Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) April 17, 2013 Open enrollment has begun for the 2013—14 school year at International Connections Academy (iNaCA), an accredited, online private school now serving students in grades K-12 in the United States and across the globe. Formerly National Connections Academy, the school has changed its name to...

2013-03-06 23:03:15

When it comes to career choices, people make better decisions when they are informed. That is why Career Pathways is happy to be disseminating updates to their job counseling media offerings. Venice, FL (PRWEB) March 06, 2013 Sparking interest in productive careers is often as simple as explaining the options. Because of this, Career Pathways is dedicated to providing quality functional media that not only informs but inspires. In fact, they are so dedicated they are currently sending out...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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