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2014-06-24 23:17:50

The 23rd Annual Middle College National Consortium’s Summer Professional Development Conference, June 28-June 30th, will focus on the STEM Middle Early College Partnership as well as The Common Core State Standards. Participants will engage in learning how to apply the Common Core in their classrooms as well as the next practices needed for student success. New York, New York (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 The 23rd Annual Middle College National Consortium’s Summer Professional Development...

2014-06-11 23:06:13

Regents Prep Company releases app just in time to help NYS students succeed on the Biology (Living Environment) Regents. Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 On June 6th 2014, Regents Boosters launched their first complete Biology Regents Prep iPhone app in the Apple Store. This app joins the available iPad app, released April 4th, 2014. The app is designed to help NYS high school students master the Biology (Living Environment) Regents Exam on June 17th. This iPhone app release is in...

2014-05-30 23:08:25

Regents Prep Company helps students master the NYS Regents using a revolutionary flashcard technique. Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 On May 30, 2014, Regents Boosters, a NYS Regents prep company, released their latest flashcard set for the NYS Chemistry Regent. This release is in time for the June 24th Chemistry Regents exams. This product joins their existing line of the Regents Boosters series including Living Environment, Global History and Earth Science. As of 2011, the flashcard...

2014-05-13 16:26:25

NEW YORK, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National WWII Museum today announced that Henry Swieca, a New York-based investor, philanthropist and founder of Talpion Fund Management, has been appointed to the Board of Trustees of The National WWII Museum. The board is responsible for overseeing the Museum's operations, leadership and strategic planning. The National WWII Museum's is in the midst of a $325 million expansion campaign, scheduled for completion in 2016, which will...

2014-05-08 23:03:00

The first complete NYS Biology regents-prep app in history released – created with innovative learning techniques. Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 On April 4th 2014, Regents Boosters launched their complete regents-prep app designed to help all NYS high-school students master their regents this June 17th. In honor of regents-prep start in many high schools, the app will be going free this Friday, May 9th to Monday, May 12th. NYS educators have been encouraging Regents Boosters to...

2014-04-30 08:41:47

Event Honors National Grid Chief Executive Steve Holliday and National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering President and CEO Irving Pressley McPhail NEW YORK, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering honored two noteworthy leaders of industry and education during its annual gala in support of scholarships last night at the Pierre Hotel Grand Ballroom in Manhattan. The event recognized Steve Holliday, the chief executive...

2014-04-29 23:16:50

Middle College National Consortium high school students from across the country will be lobbying Congress on May 1st in support of increased funding for Dual Enrollment Programs and Middle/Early College High Schools. In conjunction with this lobbying effort, Senator Christopher Coons, (Dem) from Delaware, has agreed to host an open Congressional briefing session on the need for increased funding for Dual Enrollment Programs and Middle Early College High Schools. New York, NY (PRWEB) April...

2014-03-28 16:21:37

Free conference to take place on Saturday, April 12, 2014 at the Lycée Français de New York. NEW YORK, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Do students educated in a culturally diverse, international setting have a distinct advantage in the 21st century? How do we best help immigrant and expatriate students adapt to a new country while maintaining their cultural heritage and identity? Answers to these questions and more will be addressed during the free daylong conference, My...

2014-03-04 23:31:56

Professor David T. Conley’s keynote address highlighted the theme of the MCNC Winter Leadership Conference when he spoke to the complexity of meeting the standards of the Common Core. He shared the importance of addressing this challenge by understanding the goals of the Common Core, which is to have students be more successful in moving through school and go beyond in their education. New York, New York (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 According to Dr. Cecilia L. Cunningham, founder and Director...

2014-02-26 16:26:16

NEW YORK, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bode Miller skipped the Olympics closing ceremony and cheered on the Dwight School Lions boys varsity basketball team as they won the championship title against Leman Manhattan Prep on their new home court at the Dwight School Athletic Center in East Harlem. Mr. Miller, a long-time Dwight School and ICL Champion, staunchly believes in Dwight's educational philosophy of "igniting the spark of genius" in every child. He said, "Dwight instills...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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