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2014-03-03 23:03:40

Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) sends green light for innovative partnership, ensuring a vibrant future for both nonprofit institutions. Chicago and San Francisco (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 The Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) has approved a partnership between Chicago-based TCS Education System (TCS Ed) and San Francisco-based Saybrook University—a dynamic collaboration expected to enrich the future of both nonprofit institutions. “A revolution is...

2014-03-03 23:00:48

Compared to a matched sample of peers, students attending the Pomona Health Career Ladder (PHCL) during the 2012-13 academic year showed significantly better public school attendance, higher math scores on CST standardized tests, fewer and less severe disciplinary problems, and slightly higher GPAs. Pomona, CA (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Compared to a matched sample of peers, students attending the Pomona Health Career Ladder (PHCL) during the 2012-13 academic year showed significantly better...

2014-03-03 12:28:34

More than 30,000 educators unite K-12 students in shared reading practice challenge WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- If the Olympics had a challenge for reading practice, America's students would be gold medal winners! K-12 students read nearly 5 million books to set a new record during Renaissance Learning's "Read the Most Coast to Coast" event held February 28. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20001108/RENAISSANCELOGO The annual event challenges...

2014-02-28 12:26:22

WASHINGTON, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Michael L. Lomax, President of the United Negro College Fund, will speak at a National Press Club Speakers Luncheon on March 25. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080917/NPCLOGO For 70 years, UNCF has worked to help young African-Americans attain their college degrees. Dr. Lomax serves as president and CEO of UNCF, the nation's largest private provider of scholarships and other educational support to African-American...

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2014-02-28 08:51:09

University of Massachusetts at Amherst Scoffing at or cutting funds for basic biological research on unusual animal adaptations from Gila monster venom to snail sex, though politically appealing to some, is short-sighted and only makes it more likely that important economic and social benefits will be missed in the long run, say a group of evolutionary biologists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Writing in a recent issue of BioScience, researchers Patricia Brennan, Duncan...

2014-02-26 23:32:07

Anderson, Gaman, and Gaman compiled the longevity advice they give to patients each day at Executive Medicine of America and weekly on their nationally syndicated Staying Young Show. This advice is coupled with top 10 lists from those who have already hit the 100 year mark. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 The multi-city media tour has begun for the authors of Age to Perfection and the book is gaining significant attention as the authors continue to bring their message of health and...

2014-02-25 23:33:49

The industry leader for Broadband training, Jones/NCTI, has launched an updated version of Delivering Cable Services, the first of several updated or new courses for 2014. Centennial, CO (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 The industry leader for Broadband training, Jones/NCTI, has launched an updated version of Delivering Cable Services, the first of several updated or new courses for 2014. This course is ideal for personnel needing to understand how cable services are delivered to the customer,...

2014-02-25 23:27:42

New Innovaacom website features training events and community resources for sharing science, enhancing clinical practice and advancing careers. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Innovaacom, L.L.C., announced today the launch of its newly revamped website http://www.innovaacom.com. The site offers quick and easy access to essential company information and provides a window into top-tier education that prepares healthcare professionals worldwide to take on today’s greatest...

2014-02-25 16:27:16

NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The NYU Sports and Society program, headed by University Professor Arthur R. Miller, issued a white paper today examining the phenomenon of bullying and other intolerant behavior in sports, and proposing a comprehensive range of initiatives focused on youth athletics to combat them. While these issues have been central to the Sports and Society program, work on this latest project began after NYU Law alumnus Stephen M. Ross (LLM '66)...

2014-02-25 16:25:59

Oscar-nominated director uses his landmark film "12 Years a Slave" to educate a new generation on an important piece of American History LOS ANGELES, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Steve McQueen, award-winning director, producer, screenwriter and video artist, is the featured speaker at the launch of UCLA Anderson School of Management's new speaker series -- Entertainment that Matters on Feb. 28, 2014. The purpose of the program, developed by UCLA Anderson's Center for Management of...