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2014-05-27 23:07:11

As more international employees are working in the United States, Corra Group is expanding its capability to conduct education verification and employment verification on a global level. This is essential for American employers who are mandated to verify college diplomas as part of their compliance for government contracts. El Segundo, CA (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 Corra Group has recognized the increased demand for international education background checks and is working to better facilitate...

2013-04-17 23:00:03

CompuHigh online high school is invested in quality online education and offers families tips for how to steer clear of diploma mills and unaccredited schools. (PRWEB) April 17, 2013 The market for online high schools has exploded in the past decade. With all the options it can be hard to sort out which might be best for you or your son or daughter. The best choice will depend on a number of personal factors, but it is vital to confidently eliminate the schools that are not legitimate or...

2011-05-30 00:00:29

With the implementation online life experience degree programs at Almeda University, students no longer are required to show up at a specific appointed time and place once or more times weekly to listen to a professor's lecture. Boise, ID (PRWEB) May 28, 2011 Online Degrees like those offered by Almeda University are experiencing growing increases in demand by job seeking applicants. For decades, there have been questions and concerns about the value of Life Experience Degrees. But, recent...

2010-10-06 02:10:00

BEDFORD, England, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Employers need to carefully check that unfamiliar credentials are not fake degrees. That is the clear conclusion of a new case study released by Verifile. Verifile, a UK-based background screening company, maintains Accredibase, a unique, comprehensive global database of diploma mills. The case study shows fake degrees are a real problem for employers including those in the highly regulated financial services industry. In two recent...

2010-06-22 07:45:00

High School Dropouts Look to 'Drop in' NORCROSS, Ga., June 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teen pregnancy, poverty, discipline problems, and boredom. The reasons for high school dropout are many, and rarely spur of the moment. Moreover, according to a recent speech by President Obama, this translates to more than 3,300 American youth dropping out of high school every day. Dropout is most common following a long process of disengagement and academic struggle. These students have run out...

2010-03-19 14:00:00

Growing Interest in Online Education NORCROSS, Ga., March 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As a result of the current recession, over 39 states have cut or are proposing to cut their education budgets or face massive deficits. Unlike the federal government, most states are required to balance their general fund budgets. Since education is the largest component of state budgets, averaging around 46%, it is typically the first area legislators look to cut during a budget crisis. Cuts have...

2008-02-24 15:00:29

By Jeff Mosier, The Dallas Morning News Feb. 24--The Dalworthington Gardens public safety chief has received an extra $2,400 in pay each year since earning a master's degree in 2004. But the college that awarded Bill Waybourn his degree is not approved by any recognized accrediting agency. Chief Waybourn, who is running for the GOP nomination for Tarrant County sheriff, said he has spoken to several attorneys and educators who said they don't believe he broke the law. But he said he was...


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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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