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2014-05-23 16:25:28

MCLEAN, Va., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- National Education Foundation (NEF), the national non-profit leader in bridging the STEM education divides, and its academy partner State University of New York (SUNY) announced today the 2014 STEM Leadership Award winner, Tri-Valley School District in PA. During the May 28(th) ceremony, Tri-Valley will receive $10,000 in honor of this recognition. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140522/90793 Tri-Valley School District is...

2014-02-26 12:21:28

Enables disadvantaged school districts to get up to $50 million Federal funds WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Education Foundation (NEF), the national non-profit leader in STEM education as well as assisting schools to find Federal funds, will offer the mandated matching grant to enable any disadvantaged school district anywhere in the nation to receive $1million to $50 million Federal funds for energy efficiency, renovation, technology, curriculum and...

2013-12-02 23:21:08

NEF offers a limited CyberMonday offering of buy one get one that includes 60 certifications. Choose from IT, Business, Management, and SAT/ACT prep courses to students and adults; interested individuals can apply by visiting http://www.nefuniversity.org/scholarship. (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 Dr. Appu Kuttan, Chairman of the National Education Foundation (NEF) CyberLearning, announced today a global initiative to provide 100% tuition scholarships to a million low and middle income...

2013-11-28 23:03:47

As Thanksgiving approaches, this NEF’s one action that displays its philanthropic mission and will make some K-12 school Boards very happy. This initiative allows school to initiate a QZAB application for millions of dollars. (PRWEB) November 28, 2013 Many schools are now facing increased enrollments that require additions to their current buildings or entire new buildings. Deferred maintenance combined with aging school facilities as well as construction for new buildings require...

2013-11-26 23:01:10

NEF has launched an innovative Public-Private partnership program in its Adopt- A-School Initiative. The initiative, aimed at preparing our students better for college and STEM-related jobs, has proven capable of advancing a student in a subject like math in an average of 24 learning hours. (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 The National Education Foundation has found through its philanthropic work in the US and abroad that Public-Private partnerships present a WIN-WIN scenario. As the national...

2013-11-24 23:01:50

With the current emphasis on cost-savings and energy conservation school administrators and boards have begun to consider the Qualified Zone Academy Bond as a viable option. The National Education Foundation has committed to donating $100 million to aid schools in securing these funds. (PRWEB) November 24, 2013 Many school districts face budget concerns as the state, local and federal dollars are being cut for public schools. To add to Administrations task of providing a safe environment...

2013-11-22 23:23:52

NEF Cyberlearning's STEM grants addresses the financial concerns of school districts for STEM education. This program is a great way to bridge the academic divide in acquiring STEM skills; the deadline for interested applicants is November 28th. (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 There is a growing emphasis on creating partnerships between students, teachers, organizations and businesses to help foster STEM fields, this emphasis is echoed by the National Education Foundation’s...

2013-11-15 23:01:45

By investing in the integration of technology into the classroom setting, NEF’s CyberLearning platform provides an innovative method for the integration of STEM + (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, English, Social Studies, SAT/ACT, IT and Business) education in the classroom. NEF is now accepting applications for its STEM Grant with a December 1st deadline. (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 By investing in the integration of technology into the classroom setting NEF’s CyberLearning...

2013-11-13 23:01:14

NEF/CyberLearning, announced today a global initiative to provide 100% tuition scholarships to 5,000 underemployed and unemployed Canadians seeking to advance their 21st century job skills. Interested individuals can apply for the scholarship by visiting http://www.nefuniversity.org/scholarship. (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 Employment in Canadian business industry has experienced a decline in the last calendar year. This factor may be attributed to potential candidates lacking the skillset...

2013-11-12 23:23:26

To prepare veterans for the 21st century jobs, National Education Foundation (NEF), the national non-profit leader in jobs skills training announced a national program today to provide world-class training to 100,000 veterans, and provide them with certificates from the accredited and prestigious the State University of New York (SUNY). (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 In honor of their dedicated service, their county NEF offers Veterans tuition scholarships. To prepare veterans for the 21st...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.