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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...

2011-03-08 09:59:00

Survey spotlights need for quality family services for military households with young children WASHINGTON, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Military parents with young children report that the need for early care and education services, including child care, parenting classes and high-quality pre-kindergarten, tops their list of day-to-day needs, according to a new study by Pre-K Now, a campaign of the Pew Center on the States. The study, entitled "On the Home Front: Early Care...

2011-03-07 09:20:00

HERNDON, Va., March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Students from colleges and universities are currently preparing to compete in the nation's only collegiate horticulture "games" to be held outside Chicago, at Joliet Junior College, March 17-20, 2011. The event, in its 35th year, is organized by the nation's lawn and landscape association, the Professional Landcare Network (PLANET). Student Career Days (SCD) is an annual three-day event designed to help build careers for college horticultural...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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