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2014-09-07 23:02:41

Red Comet, an Accredited, Self-Paced, Online High School, Launches New Enrichment Courses in Mathematics. Prosser, WA (PRWEB) September 07, 2014 Red Comet is excited to launch several new courses in mathematics. For the 2014-15 school year, students may enroll in new enrichment courses related to Advanced Algebra with Financial Applications, Pre-Calculus, Calculus, Comprehensive Algebra, and Comprehensive Geometry. This rich curriculum will expose high school students to the various...

2014-07-14 08:30:25

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recognizing the importance of supporting educational programs focused on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines, AT&T made two contributions totaling $50,000 to support the new Pennsylvania Governor's School for Engineering and Technology (PGSE&T) at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa. and the Pennsylvania Governor's School for the Sciences (PGSS) at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pa. AT&T...

2014-05-30 23:03:25

Online Private School, International Connections Academy, Offers NCAA-Eligible, Career Technical Education, Credit Recovery and Wide Range of Original Credit and Enrichment Courses Online to Students 24/7 This Summer Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Enrollment is open for online summer school at International Connections Academy (iNaCA), the accredited online private school of Connections Academy, a leading provider of high-quality K-12 virtual schools serving over 45,000 students...

2014-04-29 23:01:46

ALOHA teachers who make learning fun are honoring teachers on National Teacher Day on May 7, which coordinates with their annual Math Olympiad and their first Vocabulary Bee. EDISON, NEW JERSEY (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 http://www.alohamindmath.com ALOHA teachers make learning fun. Let’s look at how their teachers make learning fun and how their students excel, honoring teachers on National Teacher Day on May 7, coordinating with their annual Math Olympiad and first Vocabulary Bee....

2014-03-26 08:24:39

Comprehensive apps help students and teachers prepare for upcoming AP® tests with integrated review and practice tools HERNDON, Va., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN), a leading provider of online learning solutions for grades K through 12, has more than doubled its mobile product catalog with the addition of 24 new AP® Exam Prep apps. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110113/PH29436LOGO AP® Exam Prep Apps are the most comprehensive apps available on tablets today for...

2014-02-20 23:26:24

ALOHA Mind Math’s top 5 warning signs indicate a child’s learning could be suffering. It is important for parents to act quickly upon these signs. EDISON, NJ (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 According to ALOHA Mind Math, report cards are not the only signs a child is struggling in school and needs help. Throughout the school year look for subtle and obvious signals that can indicate their learning is suffering. 1. Is the child’s morning routine draining for parents and/or the family? If...

2014-01-17 08:25:23

Aberdeen selected out of 465 participating schools nationwide for award recognizing outstanding achievement in Advanced Placement courses ABERDEEN, Md., Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI) today named Aberdeen High School "School of the Year" for outstanding results on Advanced Placement* (AP) math, science and English exams. NMSI and The Boeing Company presented the award to Aberdeen students and faculty at a special celebration...

2013-12-20 23:23:04

ALOHA Mind Math to launch a vocabulary bee for elementary school children at centers in 2014. Edison, NJ (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 ALOHA Mind Math unveiled new 2014 initiatives at their third quarter franchise meeting. One new student program being instituted is a language arts competition for elementary school children, a national vocabulary bee. “We wanted to introduce something that would offer a fun competitive environment where both kids and their families would be able to enjoy....

2013-12-11 13:01:28

A new study contradicts the popular theory that students perform better when surrounded by higher-achieving classmates. Michigan State University’s Scott Imberman and colleagues found that marginal students in a middle school gifted and talented program – despite learning alongside the “best and brightest” – performed no better on national tests than a similar group of students who didn’t qualify for the program. “This paper is part of a growing body of literature...

2013-11-18 23:30:11

New Jersey’s only school exclusively for gifted and talented children started accepting new student applications for the 2014-15 school year on November 15, 2013. Westwood, NJ (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 Last week, Primoris Academy officially started accepting new student applications for the 2014-15 school year. There is no cost to apply to Primoris Academy; however, it only accepts very smart 5 through 12 year-olds and has created an admissions process to identify which children will do...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'