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2014-09-19 08:27:53

Investment Round Led by New School Ventures, Crosslink Capital and Runa Capital with Participation From Top Education-Focused Backers Kapor Capital, Imagine K12, Romulus Capital and EdMentor VC SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SchoolMint, the leading provider of mobile and online enrollment and school choice systems for K-12 public, charter and private schools, announced that it has raised $2.2 million in Seed financing. This funding was led by New School Ventures Fund,...

2014-09-17 23:05:53

Burgeoning reading company’s news-as-nonfiction learning platform attracts more than 20,000 new teachers and students per school day. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Newsela, the education technology company that is using nonfiction to transform K-12 literacy, announced today it has raised $4.1 million in a Series A investment round led by Owl Ventures. The Knight Foundation and a number of individual investors, including Ron Beller and Jennifer Moses, Shawn and Brook Byers,...

2014-09-09 12:35:28

K-12 online private school offers individualized curriculum to students across the globe HERNDON, Va., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- K(12) International Academy, an accredited, online private school open to students in grades K-12 worldwide, began the 2014-2015 academic year on September 3, 2014, leaving just three cohort start dates remaining for students who are interested in enrolling this fall. K(12) International Academy uses the award-winning K¹² curriculum to offer...

2014-08-28 16:30:20

Online School Students Hit Classrooms without ever leaving home NORTH BEND, Ore., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New school supplies and meeting new teachers are still part of the first day of school for Oregon Virtual Academy (ORVA) and Insight School of Oregon (ISOR) students across the state. They'll meet each other in homeroom and catch up with classmates from last year, but there won't be any backpacks, school cafeteria food or catching the bus for these students, who...

2014-08-28 16:30:18

WESTMINSTER, Colo., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Colorado Preparatory Academy, a tuition-free public online school program serving students in grades K-12, will have hundreds of students returning to school Tuesday, September 2 - all from the comfort of their own homes. "Our teachers develop Individualized Learning Plans to help guide students in course selection and instructional interventions to meet the academic strengths and weaknesses of each student," said Amy...

2014-08-28 12:34:28

Online public charter school offers individualized learning approach for Michigan students GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michigan Virtual Charter Academy (MVCA), a tuition-free online public charter school for students in Michigan, will kick off the 2014-15 school year and its' fifth year of operation on September 2, 2014. MVCA uses the award-winning K¹² curriculum to offer students in grades K-12 a unique learning experience, and with support from...

2014-08-27 12:34:51

Enrollment Still Open for New Students SIMI VALLEY, Calif., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New school supplies and meeting new teachers are still part of the first day of school for students enrolled in one of the 11 California Virtual Academy schools (CAVA), IQ Academy California (IQCA) and Insight Schools of California (ISCA). They'll meet each other in homeroom and catch up with classmates from last year, but there won't be any backpacks, school cafeteria food or catching the bus...

2014-08-26 12:33:55

Minnesota Virtual Academy, iQ Academy Minnesota and Insight School of Minnesota Offer Individualized, Tuition-Free Learning HOUSTON, Minn., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Picture the first day of school: Carefully chosen outfits, crisp school supplies and big smiles all around. Kids pose for pictures and pause for hugs before hopping on a bus to begin another year of learning. For students who attend Minnesota's online high schools, the first day of school is just the same - but...

2014-08-25 12:30:09

Online public school program embarks on second year specializing in support for struggling students. COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Insight School of Ohio (ISOH), a tuition-free online public school for Ohio students in grades 6 through 12, will begin the 2014-2015 academic year on August 27, 2014. The program will mark the start of its second year providing an individualized approach to learning. ISOH focuses on helping students who are struggling in...

2014-08-22 12:28:05

State's Largest Online Public School Welcomes Students Back September 2 McFARLAND, Wis., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Students at Wisconsin Virtual Academy (WIVA), a tuition-free online public charter school that serves students in grades K-12, will return to classes September 2 for another year of learning, inspiration and growth. "We can't wait to welcome all of our new and returning families to WIVA," says Dr. Leslye Moraski Erickson, Head of School for WIVA. "Here's...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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