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2011-05-02 11:25:00

ENOLA, Pa., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The number of high school students in Pennsylvania's Capital area region taking online courses has multiplied by nearly ten times in the past year. The Capital Area Online Learning Association (CAOLA), which provides online learning options to students in 19 school districts included in the Capital Area Intermediate Unit (CAIU), has seen the number of students taking online courses jump from 149 to 1,242. The number of students taking all of their...

2011-04-27 10:04:00

ATLANTA, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Executive Director of Georgia's new public online high school, Dr. Monica Henson brings not only her twenty-plus years of experience in education as both an administrator and teacher; but also her leadership and vision as an advocate in the use of innovative education technology to personalize and accelerate learning for students. Education has experienced many changes in recent years, with the most significant being that today's high school...

2011-03-29 13:13:00

ATLANTA, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Provost Academy, a free public online high school, announced that it is opening its virtual doors to Georgia students, starting this August. Backed by global education service provider, EdisonLearning, Provost Academy's unique individualized learning experience combines a rigorous curriculum with a personal high-touch approach to help students achieve their goals. Provost Academy Georgia expects to begin enrolling students in grades 9 through 12...

2010-10-12 10:41:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- EdisonLearning, one of the nation's leading providers of educational solutions for public school districts, announced that its partnerships in the last year made positive progress and delivered strong academic achievement results, supported by the organization's portfolio of proven K-12 services. "Our education reform heritage gives us unique perspective and experience in providing our partners solutions to improve student achievement. We understand...

2010-08-03 13:49:00

HONOLULU, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2010 Hawaii State Assessment preliminary test results show that despite spending fewer days in the classroom, Hawaii's public school students made solid achievement progress in reading and math. The test results also show that EdisonLearning's partnership role with the Hawaii Department of Education continues to help build and sustain student achievement gains. Known as one of the nation's leading education management organizations, partnering with...

2010-01-20 09:59:00

NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Andrew H. Wilson Charter School, a school devastated by post-Katrina floods, has reached a major milestone this month as students of this EdisonLearning partnership school move into their remodeled building. On Thursday, January 28th, at 2 p.m. the school will officially celebrate the opening. The school will be joined by community leaders, government officials and other partners who supported the rebirth of the venerated school which is at the...

2010-01-13 12:45:00

DENVER, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Provost Academy, a tuition-free public online high school, announced today it is opening its virtual doors to Colorado students. Backed by EdisonLearning's experience in preparing more than 1 million students for college and the workforce, Provost Academy provides students personalized learning plans adapted to meet their schedule and specific academic needs. Provost Academy Colorado is currently enrolling students in grades 9 through 12 for the school...

2010-01-05 09:57:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Districts across Pennsylvania can now offer their high school students more course options thanks to an expanded partnership between the Capital Area Intermediate Unit (CAIU), one of the 29 nonprofit regional educational service agencies in Pennsylvania, and EdisonLearning, the nation's leading public school innovator. "Bringing the online learning model to public schools helps districts better serve their students," explained Amy Morton, executive...

2009-08-04 16:22:00

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Staff and students at the Derrick Thomas Academy, an EdisonLearning partnership school in Kansas City, are celebrating the induction of the school's namesake, former NFL star Derrick Thomas, into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Thomas, one of the best pass rushers of all time, is one of six inductees who will be honored on Saturday, August 8th in Canton, Ohio. A linebacker for the Kansas City Chiefs (1989-1999), Derrick Thomas is the first NFL...


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  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin