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2011-05-05 04:30:00

DULUTH, Ga., May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI), a nationally accredited, IACET CEU granting, distance training institution dedicated exclusively to the child care industry, offers students access to the CCEI Professional Development Library to complete up to six courses at no cost on Friday, May 6, in honor of Provider Appreciation Day. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101207/MM13548LOGO ) Provider Appreciation Day was first introduced in New...

2011-04-29 10:31:00

DULUTH, Ga., April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI), a nationally accredited and IACET approved distance training institution dedicated exclusively to the child care industry, is proud to announce an agreement with the Association of Childhood Education International (ACEI) to offer online training and certificate programs of study. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101207/MM13548LOGO ) The partnership with ACEI recognizes CCEI as the preferred...

2011-04-25 14:50:00

More than 600 law enforcement leaders sign letter supporting early care and education, proven way to reduce crime and lower prison costs WASHINGTON, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 600 police chiefs, sheriffs, prosecutors and other law enforcement leaders in all 50 states delivered a letter to Congress, urging them to reject proposed cuts to early care and education programs as they continue intense negotiations over the federal budget. In the letter, the law...

2011-04-13 00:00:27

Valley Forge Educational Services (http://www.vfes.net), a leading expert in educational solutions for young children, adolescents and pre-21 adults, announced today improved research-based early learning programs and a new website for parents of children with developmental and learning challenges. The Luma Centerâ“ž¢ for Development and Learning at Valley Forge Educational Services offers families resources and support in developing educational and therapeutic...

2011-04-12 10:02:00

Program enables adults to earn their high school diploma via an online program LOST SPRINGS, Kan., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Kansas Online Learning Program, an online learning program for Kansas students provided through the Centre School District, is proud to announce their newest service in Kansas education, the Adult Learner Program. "We are very excited to offer adults of all ages a way to get their high school diploma," said KOLP coordinator Vickie Jirak. "Our...

2011-04-08 00:00:28

Recent studies show that students who are not prepared for kindergarten can cost states millions of dollars. To lower these costs, many schools are turning to technologies like Imagine Learning English, a language and literacy software that uses media-rich curricula to help students develop essential pre-literacy skills. Provo, Utah (Vocus/PRWEB) April 07, 2011 For many states in the U.S., preparing children to enter kindergarten with adequate literacy skills is a significant challenge with...

2011-04-06 17:03:00

DULUTH, Ga., April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI), a nationally accredited distance training institution dedicated exclusively to the child care industry, is proud to announce the addition of a new course, Bullying in the Preschool Environment. (Logo: https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101207/MM13548LOGO ) Bullying is one of the most concerning social interactions facing children and schools today. While the media picks up stories of bullying in high...

2011-03-23 15:27:00

CHICAGO, March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a time when "non-traditional" students are a growing presence on college campuses, Thomas F. Gibbons, the dean of Northwestern University School of Continuing Studies, has been elected to lead a national higher education group on adult education. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110323/DC70478) The University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA), a Washington-based organization that represents public...

2011-03-22 08:07:00

Junior Achievement program helps students learn about the world of work HOUSTON, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, March 23, more than 500 high school students from 20 different school groups will have the opportunity to "practice sports management" courtesy of Spectra Energy. From pre-game to post-game at Toyota Center, a unique program called JA Job Shadow will offer students an up-close look at a day-in-the-life of professional sports administration by shadowing...

2011-03-17 06:50:00

MIAMI, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A Manhattan mom is suing her 4-year-old daughter's New York preschool, claiming that the school didn't deliver on its promise to prepare her daughter for testing that would set the girl on a course for the Ivy League. Is this mom being ridiculous in her claims? Kindergarten testing expert Karen Quinn says that New Yorkers take their preschool test prep very seriously. How their kids score will mean the difference between getting a great education and a...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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