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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 and...

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.

2011-03-04 00:00:28

The Tambellini Group (TTG) has just published a new research report: “2010 Student Information Systems: U.S. Higher Education Market Share, Insights and Trends.” In the paper, TTG analyzes and reveals data on SIS purchases made by U.S. higher education institutions in 2008 and 2009.

2011-02-24 08:57:00

MEXICO CITY, Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Department of Education of the Federal District has entered into a partnership with IBM aimed at advancing education in the capital and offering Mexico City's children a better future.

2011-02-14 08:34:17

Children who come from disadvantaged homes and have lower-quality childcare may have more social and emotional problems, according to new research.

2011-02-07 13:35:39

Researchers at the NYU Child Study Center demonstrated that a brief program for families of Pre-Kindergarten students attending schools in disadvantaged urban communities improved children's behavior at school.

2011-02-04 07:43:00


2011-02-01 11:17:00

MARLTON, N.J., Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- While some college students and recent grads ponder their next move about where to work or serve as an intern, Xtel Communications Inc.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.