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2014-08-22 12:28:05

State's Largest Online Public School Welcomes Students Back September 2 McFARLAND, Wis., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Students at Wisconsin Virtual Academy (WIVA), a tuition-free online public charter school that serves students in grades K-12, will return to classes September 2 for another year of learning, inspiration and growth. "We can't wait to welcome all of our new and returning families to WIVA," says Dr. Leslye Moraski Erickson, Head of School for WIVA. "Here's...

2014-08-22 12:23:50

Due to overwhelming popular demand, e-book edition now available; Every book purchased between now and September 30th comes with free gift! WASHINGTON, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Less than one month until publication, and the positive reviews keep rolling in for the new book "Animal Stars: Behind the Scenes with Your Favorite Animal Actors," by American Humane Association President and CEO Dr. Robin Ganzert and Linda and Allen Anderson. Dr. Temple Grandin, the famed...

2014-08-21 16:26:53

Online School Students Hit Classrooms without Ever Leaving Home LAS VEGAS, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New school supplies and meeting new teachers are still part of the first day of school for Nevada Virtual Academy students across the state. They'll meet each other in homeroom and catch up with classmates from last year, but there won't be any backpacks, school cafeteria food or catching the bus for these students, who go to school full-time online. Instead, they'll be...

2014-08-21 12:34:59

K-12 online public school program offers individualized curriculum to Ohio students MAUMEE, Ohio, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ohio Virtual Academy, an accredited, full-time, tuition-free online public school for students residing across the state, will begin the 2014-2015 academic year on August 25, 2014. The program marks the start of its 13th year providing an individualized approach to learning in order to meet the needs of every student. OHVA uses the award-winning...

2014-08-20 16:23:17

Featuring Cafe ArtScience with the Latest Culinary Innovations Designed to Amaze All of the Senses CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Le Laboratoire Cambridge, a one-of-a-kind art and design center for creativity, invention and boundless learning, will open in Cambridge on October 31. Le Lab will be the US flagship of ArtScience Labs, a global organization dedicated to the development of the most radical ideas that transform the way we learn, imagine and evolve....

2014-08-19 16:31:33

County-wide online public charter schools continue to grow in popularity as Florida families recognize advantages offered by individualized online learning LARGO, Fla., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Students attending Florida Virtual Academy public charter schools in eight counties across the state began the 2014-2015 school year on August 18, 2014. Each of the Florida Virtual Academy charter schools use the award-winning K¹² curriculum and provide support from Florida-certified...

2014-08-19 12:32:41

NICOMA PARK, Okla., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Oklahoma Virtual Charter Academy, a public online school serving students in grades K-12, will have hundreds of students returning to school Tuesday, August 26 - without ever leaving their homes. "Oklahoma Virtual Charter Academy is committed to inspiring and preparing children to achieve the highest levels of academic achievement through the innovative, challenging, and research-based K¹² curriculum," said Sheryl Tatum,...

2014-08-18 23:09:27

With newly elected president, Sunil Patel, comes great ambition, leadership and passion for an association poised to reach great heights. With the new president at the helm, a program initially started in 2010 to help drive association growth is being re-charged with high aspirations and expectations. Nation Wide (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 The LPS of USA and MLS Hotel formed a partnership back in 2010 and have been able to establish a great foundation for what should be the best year to...

2014-08-14 23:05:52

College classes are back in session, but as a growing number of parents — many of whom were university students in the ‘80s — prepare to send their kids to college, they’ll notice several changes to the campus experience. Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Neon colors. Stirrup pants. Hi-top fades. All are 1980s-era icons that are back in style. But as a growing number of parents — many of whom were university students in the ‘80s — prepare to send their kids to college,...

2014-08-14 12:24:46

PSAs feature Kristian Alfonso from Days of Our Lives, John York from General Hospital and Country Music Star Dustin Lynch NEW YORK, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Ad Council and the Dollar General Literacy Foundation launched new public service advertisements (PSAs) on behalf of their national GED® Achievement campaign. This highly impactful multimedia campaign is designed to provide high school dropouts the information and encouragement needed to begin the road to earning...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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