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2009-10-27 06:00:00

GERMANTOWN, Md., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite networks and services, today announced that its Brazilian operating unit, Hughes do Brasil, will receive the WISE (World Innovation Summit for Education) Award for the distance learning project developed for the Education Department of the State of Amazonas (SEDUC-AM). The WISE Award, granted by the Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community...

2009-09-16 11:15:00

Excelsior College Receives Lumina Foundation for Education Grant to Support Discussion ALBANY, N.Y., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The challenges posed by multi-state regulation of distance learning and online higher education will be the focal point of the October 13, 2009, session of The President's Forum, a gathering of distance learning leaders from around the nation. The meeting will be held at the United States Chamber of Commerce, Hall of the Flags, at 1615 H. St., N.W.,...

2009-09-09 07:59:00

WEST CHESTER, Pa., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nobel Learning Communities, Inc. (Nasdaq: NLCI), a leading operator of private preschools, elementary schools, and middle schools, today announced that it has acquired all of the outstanding shares of Laurel Springs School ("LSS") based in Ojai, California. Laurel Springs School is a leading college preparatory private school offering online and distance learning programs and teacher services for students in grades K-12. George H....

2009-08-31 06:50:00

MIAMI, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- CBT Planet has recently been approved by K Alliance as a reseller of K Alliance's distance learning and IT training videos. "This partnership is a natural progression for us," said John Fernandez, CBT Planet's sales manager. "Since K Alliance provides distance learning, we are now able to reach even more students than ever before." Distance learning is one of the fastest-growing segments in the training and education industries. Not only are colleges and...

2009-07-13 07:26:00

TAMPA, Fla., July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- K Alliance is known for their quality and comprehensive online and computer-based training courses, but have now added distance learning to their delivery method options. Students looking to enhance their skills and gain training on various topics relating to IT certifications, desktop training and soft skills improvement can now choose K Alliance's distance learning option, which allows them to participate in a live class without physically being there....

2009-07-07 07:00:00

LINDON, Utah, July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Helius, a Hughes company, today announced it has been named a recipient of the Federal Government Distance Learning Association's (FGDLA) Innovation Award for the development of emerging distance learning technologies that support the federal government. Additionally, the Law Enforcement Information Management Section (LEIM) of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) has recognized Helius for its contributions to law enforcement....

2009-06-03 07:00:00

Navy Recognized as Pioneer in Distance Learning Industry FALLS CHURCH, Va., June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CSC (NYSE: CSC) announced today that the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) presented the 21st Century Best Practice Award to the U.S. Navy for its CSC-supported eLearning program. USDLA presented the award in conjunction with the 2009 National Conference on April 28 in St. Louis, Mo. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090422/CSCLOGO) The eLearning...

2009-06-01 15:53:00

Emphasizes the importance of broadband accessibility and pricing affordability, without unnecessary regulations BOSTON, June 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Distance Learning Association, the recognized worldwide organization of dedicated professionals committed to the distance learning industry, today filed comments with the Federal Communications Commission regarding the inquiry on establishing a National Broadband Policy. USDLA's focus on distance learning opportunities...

2009-05-27 07:37:00

BALTIMORE, May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Calvert Education Services is pleased to announce a new statewide partnership with Minnesota Center of Online Learning (MCoOL), a public online school program of Houston Public School District #294. Calvert's distance learning solution offers school districts more academic control in managing students, greater teacher interaction, a balance of online and offline instruction, and a world-renowned curriculum. This innovative solution also allows...

2009-04-29 10:10:00

BALTIMORE, April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Calvert Education Services is pleased to expand its distance learning options for Kindergarten through Eighth Grade students in Ohio this fall through new partnerships with Portage County Educational Service Center and Stark Portage Area Computer Consortium (SPARCC). Calvert Partners provides several significant advantages to districts and schools in Ohio: more academic control in managing students, greater teacher interaction, a balance of...


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