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2014-09-19 08:27:53

Investment Round Led by New School Ventures, Crosslink Capital and Runa Capital with Participation From Top Education-Focused Backers Kapor Capital, Imagine K12, Romulus Capital and EdMentor VC SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SchoolMint, the leading provider of mobile and online enrollment and school choice systems for K-12 public, charter and private schools, announced that it has raised $2.2 million in Seed financing. This funding was led by New School Ventures Fund,...

2014-09-04 23:12:59

Texas students show greater gains after spending more time with Istation curriculum. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Students in grades 1 through 8 demonstrate greater gains in overall reading ability with Istation curriculum than their peers who do not use Istation, according to a statewide literacy growth study conducted by Southern Methodist University during the 2013-14 school year. The study collected data from more than 350,000 Texas students in grades 1 through 8 to determine...

2014-08-27 23:06:46

Nonprofit MIND Research Institute’s Golf Outing Supports Efforts to Engage More Women in High-Demand Fields Irvine, Calif. (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Monday's Women with Drive Golf Outing: Setting the Course for Girls in STEM brought 68 golfers out to support efforts to engage more girls and women in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. The 9-hole tournament at Irvine’s Oak Creek Golf Club had players donning superhero capes, drinking “kryptonite,” putting...

2014-08-21 12:26:22

Texas students show greater gains after spending more time with Istation curriculum DALLAS, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Students in grades 1 through 8 demonstrate greater gains in overall reading ability with Istation curriculum than their peers who do not use Istation, according to a statewide literacy growth study conducted by Southern Methodist University during the 2013-14 school year. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120709/DA36825LOGO The study collected data from more...

2014-08-19 23:13:14

Program helps connect students who are historically under-represented and under-served in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields succeed in STEM studies. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 This summer, at a time when many of their peers are passing the time at home or otherwise just hanging out, more than 200 high school students across the country took advantage of a much more enlightening opportunity and perhaps received a glimpse of a potentially rewarding...

2014-08-19 20:25:56

SANBORN, N.Y., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The fischertechnik Division of Studica recently partnered with Minnick Schools to bring some of the fischertechnik learning kits to students with learning disabilities, special needs, behavioral issues and autism. Together they aim to develop STEM pathways and practices for various student groups. Minnick Schools, the education division of Lutheran Family Services of Virginia, provides educational services to 149 students with...

2014-08-18 16:30:24

Students show greater gains after spending more time with Istation curriculum DALLAS, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prekindergarten and kindergarten students demonstrate greater gains in early literacy development learning with Istation curriculum than their peers who do not use Istation, according to a nationwide literacy growth study conducted by Southern Methodist University during the 2013-14 school year. The study collected data from more than 81,000 prekindergarten and...

2014-08-05 23:04:53

The grant program is extended to all attendees of The Executive STEM Summit working to improve science and technology education. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Macmillan Education, the global education division of Macmillan Science and Education, today announced a $5,000 grant program for attendees of the second annual Executive STEM Summit, hosted by Macmillan Education and Scientific American. The goal of the grant is to encourage and promote collaboration between different...

2014-08-05 08:28:37

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CaseNEX, LLC is excited to announce that the states of West Virginia, Delaware, and Iowa accepted the Phonological Awareness LIteracy Screening (PALS) to their state lists of recommended literacy assessments. The state lists include literacy assessments recommended for screening, diagnosis, and progress monitoring that support implementation of the Response to Intervention (RtI) framework....

2014-07-15 12:26:41

Achieve 2.0 with New Integrated IEP and Simplified Interface Streamlines Educational Plan Management MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SEAS Education, the nation's leading education plan management company, today announced Achieve 2.0 offering a simplified, intuitive interface that allows teachers to access functions in three 'clicks' or less. Achieve 2.0 supports all school district education plan types including Academic and Behavior RTI, Section 504, English Language...


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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
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