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2014-04-10 23:29:45

Iowa’s Department of Education selects Promet Source to rebuild their Iowa Core website, an online resource for Iowa K-12 educators and stakeholders. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Iowa’s Department of Education has chosen prominent, Chicago-based web development and support firm, Promet Source to build their Iowa Core website as an independent website with improved functionality, UI/UX, SEO and strategy for growth. Promet Source brings myriad experience in the education sector...

2014-03-26 23:29:27

In honor of National Athletic Training Month (NATM) and to promote awareness to a national audience, certified athletic trainers, athletic training students, and student-athletes from four states, including New York, convened at The Today Show plaza to kick off the month-long event. In addition, the New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA), has organized a variety of other state-wide initiatives to bring sport-related health and safety into the spotlight. New York, NY...

2013-11-11 16:23:10

NEW YORK, Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Parthenon Group's Education Practice today released an independent assessment of the New York City Department of Education's structure for school support, based on months of stakeholder input and analytical research. As the current administration reflects on where its reforms to school support leave the system, the report identifies the "core values" of the current system most worthy of preserving, and prioritizes areas where school support can be...

2013-07-19 23:20:11

Science4Us has been awarded a grant from the Department of Education for educational games in science. The grant funding will be used to optimize educational games to engage early elementary students in science education. Ft Lauderdale, FL. (PRWEB) July 19, 2013 Science4Us has been awarded a grant from the Department of Education for educational games in science. The grant funding will be used to optimize educational games to engage early elementary students in science education. The...

2013-07-09 12:28:17

NEW YORK, July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Occupational therapy is designed to maintain, improve, or restore function of students in all education-related activities, including neuro-musculoskeletal function, motor function including fine motor, oral motor and visual motor integration, sensory and perceptual function, cognitive, and psychosocial function. Activities emphasize independence in daily living skills and school participation in various settings including classroom, bathroom,...

2013-07-02 08:32:18

Innovative New Public Charter School Offering Online and Blended Learning Opens Next School Year COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Insight School of Ohio announced today that the new online public school (eSchool) was approved by the Ohio Department of Education to begin serving students in the 2013-14 school year. The school will offer students an innovative education through engaging digital learning experiences and individualized instruction. Insight School of Ohio...

2013-06-30 23:01:15

The Department of Education (DOE) of Hawaii has chosen the 20 watt solar attic fans by U.S. Sunlight and the 14” Spectrum Skylight Tubes as part of the renovation of two schools in Oahu, Hawaii. Incline Village, Nevada (PRWEB) June 30, 2013 In the spring of 2013, U.S. Sunlight released a new addition to their award winning solar attic fans, the 9920TR, a 20 watt solar attic fan capable of ventilating up to 2400 sq. ft. With the improved black solar panel for a camouflaged appearance,...

2013-05-29 23:20:32

Will the largest Education Department in America, New York City, step up and take a stand against mediocre academic results? City wide proposal submitted to combat summer slide phenomenon by implementing proven, research based solutions. NYC, NY (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) Programs have been in the educational dialogue for well over a decade. Only in recent years has the proposed implementation of SEL practices in classrooms come to the forefront of the...

2013-05-05 23:04:11

The Department of Education´s I3 program emphasizes this point by adopting Improving STEM Education as one of its Absolute Priorities. NEF is offering the initial 15% match, with a guaranteed 50% match contribution required at the end of the final deadline. (PRWEB) May 05, 2013 STEM education is a focal point for the U.S. Department of Education as global competition for jobs become increasingly technologically demanding. The Department of Education´s I3 program emphasizes this...

2013-03-15 16:25:59

School is Violation of the State Charter School Law HARRISBURG, Pa., March 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Citing significant and severe violations of the Pennsylvania Public School Code, Secretary of Education Ron Tomalis today filed charges to revoke the cyber charter of Solomon Charter School in Philadelphia. "Solomon officials have consistently demonstrated their inability to adhere to the school's governing charter and operate within the confines of the Charter School Law,"...