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2012-04-09 02:22:10

LOS ANGELES, April 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Five public high school seniors are $1,000 closer to achieving their educational goals thanks to the third annual Why Education Matters essay contest. Open to public high school seniors throughout California, Why Education Matters requires entrants to express in 700 words or less their definition of success, and articulate how education helps combine personal passions with professional aspirations. This year's winners are Laura Marson from the...

2012-02-29 11:06:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Public schools throughout the country are not harmed by school choice programs as most of their costs are flexible and can change with student enrollment, according to a new report issued by the Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice. The report entitled "The Fiscal Effects of School Choice Programs on Public School Districts," found that 36 percent of public school expenses are "fixed" costs while 64 percent are "variable"...

Stratfor Documents Published To Wikileaks
2012-02-27 09:50:57

Wikileaks, the whistelblowing website responsible for leaking hundreds of thousands of top secret government cables and documents over the past few years, is now publishing more than 5 million confidential emails from a US-based intelligence agency known as the “Shadow CIA.” The messages, from intelligence firm Stratfor, date from between July 2004 and December 2011, and reveal Stratfor´s  “web of informers, pay-off structure, payment-laundering techniques and...

2012-01-25 14:38:00

The Friedman Flyer will promote vision of school choice for all INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As efforts to reform education and improve learning spring up across the nation, the Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice announced a new on-line information hub for advocates, parents and concerned citizens: the Friedman Flyer. The Friedman Flyer, FriedmanFlyer.com, will advance Milton and Rose Friedman's vision of school choice for all with daily updates...

2012-01-23 07:00:00

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Jan. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sundstrom, Friedman & Fumero, LLP, formerly known as Rose, Sundstrom & Bentley, LLP, is pleased to announce its firm name change. The change reflects the evolution of the firm to a statewide legal organization. Now as Sundstrom, Friedman & Fumero, LLP, the firm offers client services and support throughout Florida with regional offices in Tallahassee, Lake Mary, and Boca Raton. (www.sfflaw.com) "We continue our vision of providing...

2012-01-11 08:47:00

Company Moves to More Secure Data System, CEO Friedman Denounces "New Censorship" On Internet AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Stratfor, a leading provider of geopolitical analysis, today relaunched its website, an important step forward as the company responds to the cyber attacks that hit Stratfor in late 2011. The rebuilt website, www.stratfor.com, went live earlier this morning. The unidentified attackers stole personal information of Stratfor customers...

2011-12-12 15:20:00

Philip Friedman was awarded an honorary degree by the Yeshiva University (YU) President, Richard M. Joel at its 87th Annual Hanukkah Convocation and Dinner, Sunday, December 11, 2011 at The Waldorf Astoria in New York City. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 12, 2011 Computer Generated Solutions (CGS) announced today that Philip Friedman, President and Chief Executive Officer of CGS was awarded an honorary degree by the Yeshiva University (YU) President, Richard M. Joel at its 87th Annual...

2011-12-07 08:30:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Petrochemical & Refiners Association President Charles T. Drevna today announced the hiring of a new general counsel and the promotion of two NPRA senior directors to vice president. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110309/MM60639LOGO) Drevna said Rich Moskowitz, vice president and regulatory affairs counsel for the American Trucking Associations, will become NPRA general counsel on Dec. 19. NPRA Senior Director for...

2011-11-09 14:37:00

Jon Friedman of Portland, OR has been honored with a recognition by www.theatla.com in its selection of "Top 100 Trial Lawyers: Oregon." PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing a special recognition appearing in the April, 2010 issue of www.theatla.com published by The American Trial Lawyers Association. Jon Friedman was selected for the following honor: "Top 100 Trial Lawyers: Oregon" (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111109/DC03593 ) Jon Friedman...

2011-10-04 15:28:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Co-Founder & Executive Vice-President of Strategic Development David S. Friedman has been invited as a keynote speaker to the Private Wealth Magazine Conference sponsored by Russ Alan Prince and Rothstein & Kass. The conference, entitled "Cultivating the Super-Rich," is an informative two-day seminar aimed at describing the various market trends that impact the financial and personal welfare of the ultra-affluent community. Friedman will be...