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2010-05-19 13:26:23

The United States Distance Learning Association recognized NASA's Digital Learning Network (DLN) for its superior instructors by presenting the program with the Silver Award for Distance Learning Teaching. Seventeen agency instructors from across NASA's 10 field centers were recognized for their performance. The DLN enables students, the next generation of explorers, to connect with scientists, engineers and researchers without leaving the classroom. The program uses interactive...

2010-02-16 07:35:00

MESA, Ariz., Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- High school and then college may be a traditional academic path for most high school students, but not for 69 Sequoia Choice Arizona Distance Learning students currently participating in the school's Dual College Credit Program. Sequoia's Dual College Credit Program enables high school students to take free college courses and earn college credit before high school graduation. Michael Savoia started the program when he was a freshman. This year he will...

2010-02-04 07:00:00

WEST CHESTER, Pa., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nobel Learning Communities, Inc. (Nasdaq: NLCI), a leading operator of private preschools, elementary schools, middle schools, and an online K-12 school today reported financial results for the second quarter (thirteen weeks) of fiscal 2010, which ended December 26, 2009. Second quarter revenues rose 4.9% to a record $58.6 million compared to $55.9 million in the second quarter of fiscal 2009. Second quarter net income was $1.0 million,...

2010-02-01 11:01:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the population of older adults increases, the need for quality, innovative arts programs rises. The National Center for Creative Aging (NCCA) will present two distance learning webinar series on arts making programs funded in part by the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation. This informative online series will feature best practices, research and resource development from highly acclaimed professionals in the arts and...

2010-01-14 12:10:00

Files letter urging Commission to focus latest reform efforts on broadband expansion rather than net neutrality WASHINGTON, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Distance Learning Association issued a response today with the Federal Communications Commission urging the commissioners to expand access to affordable, high-speed broadband service for thousands of Americans who rely on internet access for educational opportunities. They also warned the commission that efforts to...

2010-01-13 15:12:00

WEST CHESTER, Pa., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nobel Learning Communities, Inc. (Nasdaq: NLCI), a leading operator of private preschools, elementary and middle schools and online distance learning schools today announced it is entering the Korean market through a ground-breaking agreement to offer its online and distance learning program to students in Korea, giving Korean students an opportunity to earn an accredited US high school diploma. George Bernstein, President and Chief...

2009-12-07 10:21:00

LONDON, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Home Learning College (HLC) today announces that it is the first and only vocational distance learning provider to be accredited as an academic institution by the National Union of Students (NUS). This means that HLC can now exclusively offer its home study students the NUS Extra Card - affording them a wealth of discounts and offers. The NUS serves as the unified voice of UK students, representing the interests of over 95%, or seven million, of the students...

2009-12-01 16:11:00

Calvert Partners schools to "test" emergency distance learning platform in Maryland and the Bahamas BALTIMORE, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It's not snowing in the Bahamas and the pandemic flu has not forced Maryland schools to close. On Friday, December 4th, Calvert Sixth Grade students at a private, public and an international school will simulate an emergency closing and participate in a test of a Distance Learning platform called Electric Schoolbox. Participating schools include...

2009-12-01 16:07:00

Calvert School to "test" emergency distance learning platform along with schools in Maryland and the Bahamas BALTIMORE, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sixth Grade students at Calvert School in Baltimore will stay home on December 4th, but they will still be attending class. The Sixth Grade classrooms will be empty even though it is not a snow day nor is the school closing for a flu outbreak. Calvert Sixth Grade students in a public, private and international school will participate in...

2009-11-09 08:15:00

DULUTH, Ga., Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- ChildCare Education Institute is committed to providing relevant and up-to-date online coursework that enriches early childhood professionals and the care provided to children. November 9 - 13, 2009 is National Distance Learning Week, a nationwide event focused on promoting and celebrating the tremendous growth and accomplishments of distance learning programs. In honor of this week, CCEI is giving child care staff access to its online professional...


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