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2014-01-22 23:27:24

Joel Seligman Elected HANYS Treasurer Mt. Kisco, New York (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Northern Westchester Hospital (NWH) is proud to announce the election of Joel Seligman, President and CEO of NWH, as Treasurer for the Healthcare Association of New York State (HANYS). HANYS is a non-profit organization and leading authority on healthcare policy and operations that represents and advocates on behalf of New York State’s hospitals and health systems at all levels of the federal and state...

2014-01-22 23:03:31

California Connections Academy @ North Bay has been approved by the Middletown Unified School District to offer tuition-free K–12 online public education option for families in Sonoma, Napa, Lake, Mendocino, Colusa, Glenn and Yolo Counties this fall. Middletown, California (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Families with children in grades K–12 residing in seven counties in the North Bay area will soon have a new, innovative public school option. California Connections Academy @ North Bay, a...

2014-01-22 16:28:13

PHOENIX, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Online students across Arizona will participate in special events to celebrate National School Choice Week, ranging from bowling to pizza parties. The events, held during the week of Jan. 26-Feb. 1, will be among more than 5,500 independently planned events across the country during National School Choice Week 2014. Arizona Virtual Academy and Insight Academy of Arizona, full-time, online public schools serving students in grades K-12, will be hosting...

2014-01-22 16:28:11

DALLAS/FORT WORTH, Texas, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Online students across Texas will participate in special events to celebrate National School Choice Week, including whistle stop tour events across the state. The events, which will be held during the week of Jan. 25-Feb. 1, will be among more than 5,500 independently planned events across the country during National School Choice Week 2014. Texas Virtual Academy and Texas Online Preparatory School, full-time, online public charter...

2014-01-22 16:28:10

DENVER, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Online students across Colorado will participate in a special event to celebrate National School Choice Week. It will be among more than 5,500 independently planned events across the country taking place during National School Choice Week 2014. Colorado Preparatory Academy and Insight School of Colorado will be hosting an in-person National School Choice Week open house in Westminster on Jan. 28 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Both schools are part of...

2014-01-22 16:24:06

Celebrating more than $100 million awarded in scholarships in 30 years, Horatio Alger Association launches its 2014 "State of the Association" meetings with a dynamic program at New York's premier performance venue NEW YORK, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc., a nonprofit educational organization honoring the achievements of outstanding individuals and encouraging youth to pursue their dreams through higher education, presents, in...

2014-01-17 08:25:23

Aberdeen selected out of 465 participating schools nationwide for award recognizing outstanding achievement in Advanced Placement courses ABERDEEN, Md., Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI) today named Aberdeen High School "School of the Year" for outstanding results on Advanced Placement* (AP) math, science and English exams. NMSI and The Boeing Company presented the award to Aberdeen students and faculty at a special celebration...

2014-01-16 23:28:16

Use Your Self Advocacy Skills to Help Make the Right Decision Somerset, NJ (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 As college acceptance notices begin arriving, high school seniors must decide which school they will attend. This task can be especially challenging for learning disabled students, who may need more information than others to make good decisions. We know that colleges have flexibility in determining the support services they will provide to students who have disclosed their disability. So,...

2014-01-16 23:01:20

ArborBridge, the world leader in online test preparation, is going south of the border for the first time this week. Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Josh Stephens, ArborBridge’s Director of International Development, is making presentations and meeting with college counselors at some of the top international schools in Mexico City, Guadalajara, Monterrey, and Guatemala City. Students, counselors, and parents will have the opportunity to discuss the role of standardized testing...

2014-01-15 08:33:53

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today UClass is announcing the pilot of a new K12 curriculum alternative that combines the power of technology with the talent of teachers. UClass.io For Schools is a centralized, searchable district-wide resource exchange that lets teachers share, find and organize resources that are created for the new Common Core standards. District teachers can pool their resources together, tag them and have limitless access to others' resources....