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2014-07-24 12:31:42

Pilot study shares lessons learned for educators and policymakers about assessment design WASHINGTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An innovative pilot study administered as part of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) has demonstrated that fourth-grade students can meaningfully participate in a computer-based writing assessment. The study, conducted by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), presents lessons learned that can inform educators' and...

2014-05-07 20:26:15

WASHINGTON, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Certified Medicaid Planner(TM) Governing Board is pleased to announce that it has received full accreditation by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) - the gold standard in accreditation. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140507/85283 The certification known as "Certified Medicaid Planner(TM)" - also referred to by its acronym "CMP(TM)" - is the first-ever of its kind in the planning profession. The...

2014-02-25 12:28:21

CHICAGO, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UHC, an alliance of 120 academic medical centers and 299 of their affiliated hospital organizations, announces the appointment of 5 new members to its Governing Board. "We are pleased to welcome these distinguished new board members to an exceptional group of leaders on our Governing Board," said Irene M. Thompson, UHC's president and chief executive officer. "Through the continued strong leadership and support of UHC's member boards, UHC...

2013-12-06 23:22:36

The Maricopa Community Colleges are looking for a new Governing Board member to fill the seat vacated when Ben Miranda suddenly passed away in November. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) December 06, 2013 The Maricopa Community Colleges are looking for a new Governing Board member to fill the seat vacated when Ben Miranda suddenly passed away in November. This seat will represent District 5, which comprises parts of Avondale, Buckeye, Glendale, Goodyear and Phoenix, as well as the Gila River Indian...

2013-05-24 23:16:09

The Maricopa Community Colleges Governing Board has unanimously approved the appointment of Steven R. Gonzales, Ed.D., as President of GateWay Community College, effective July 1, 2013. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) May 24, 2013 The Maricopa Community Colleges Governing Board has unanimously approved the appointment of Steven R. Gonzales, Ed.D., as President of GateWay Community College, effective July 1, 2013. The selection is based on a national search that netted four strong finalists who then met...

2011-02-07 10:40:00

Ms. Currin, CEO of San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center since 2009, leads the body that oversees health care services to over 100,000 San Franciscans. SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The San Francisco Health Plan's (SFHP) Governing Board elected Susan Currin MS., RN., CEO of San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center (SFGH), as its new Chairperson. SFHP provides affordable health coverage to low and moderate income families, offering a full range...

2010-08-19 11:26:00

Ronald S. Lauder: "Defending Israel as the nation state of the Jewish people is top priority" NEW YORK and JERUSALEM, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Heads of Jewish communities from around the world will gather in Jerusalem for a meeting of the World Jewish Congress (WJC) Governing Board on 31 August and 1 September 2010. The gathering will focus on ways to fight the growing threats against Israel. It will be addressed by senior statesmen from Israel and abroad. Writer and Nobel...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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