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2011-04-21 11:55:00

NEW YORK, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its commitment to education, Viacom partnered with The Associated Press to conduct "Young Adults' Perspectives on American Education 2011," a groundbreaking study based on a combination of peer-to-peer interviews and a large-scale poll of more than 1,100 American 18-24 year-olds. Viacom and The Associated Press approached the study by looking at 18-24 year-olds as "core consumers of education" and evaluating how the education system is...

2011-04-19 08:00:00

NEW YORK, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aristotle Circle, Inc., the leading expert network for admissions, today announced the closing of $2 million in funding. The Series B investment was made by Rho Ventures. The New York-based company will use the capital to further advance its online technology as well as extend sales efforts globally. "Test preparation alone no longer gives students a competitive edge in admissions. Today with the perfect storm of lower acceptance rates,...

2011-04-08 00:00:29

CounselingFormsOnline.com offers thousands of counseling activities and worksheets to school counselors. Norwalk, CT (Vocus/PRWEB) April 07, 2011 School counselors typically have dozens of kids on their caseload, and they are often charged with helping all the children in the school with emotional or behavioral issues. It's an enormous job and extremely important because a child's emotional problems almost always affect their learning. Yet with severe budget and personnel cuts affecting...

2011-03-21 05:00:00

NEW YORK, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aristotle Circle, the leading expert network of admissions counselors, surveyed its top advisors about the 5 biggest mistakes students and families applying to college make. 1.) COMPROMISING ADMISSIONS - High school guidance counselors are overburdened. They have limited time per student and an increasing number of students and applications to oversee. "No matter how hard your guidance counselor works and wants you to succeed, the responsibility...

2011-03-16 04:06:00

HOUSTON, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Want to be an engineer, or sales rep, but just not sure? Two Texas companies have just made it easier for students to choose the right career, major and college. Birkman International, Inc., and CollegiateZone Enterprises, L.P., have joined forces to offer students and high schools the most comprehensive student behavioral assessment and career/college prep system available. Birkman International (www.birkman.com) provides the results for...

2011-03-01 15:33:00

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. and ARLINGTON, Va., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) and the Amgen Foundation today announced a grant to improve highly-effective science teaching and learning in schools across the country. The Amgen Foundation is committing $1.5 million over three years to support science teachers who choose to obtain National Board Certification, the most prestigious credential in the teaching profession. A voluntary...

2011-03-01 06:30:00

MIAMI, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Miami-Dade County Public School District today announces a partnership with ConnectEDU, Inc., (www.connectedu.com) the leader in developing online college and career planning tools and platforms. Under the terms of the agreement, Miami-Dade and ConnectEDU will partner to implement a district-wide online college and career planning assistance program. This program will help high school students research, manage and navigate the complex college...

2011-02-27 00:01:40

Alliance enhances Topquest's administrative tools and resources Houston, TX (PRWEB) February 25, 2011 Birkman International, Inc., and CollegiateZone Enterprises, L.P., are joining forces to offer students and high schools the most comprehensive student behavioral assessment and college/career prep system available. Birkman International, Inc. (http://www.birkman.com) provides the results for MindSightâ“ž¢, CollegiateZone's online student behavioral assessment...

2011-02-23 08:41:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) and TaskStream, the leading provider of Web-based software and supporting services for electronic portfolios and performance assessment, recently announced a partnership for the implementation of the National Board's newly created program to develop, recognize and retain effective principals nationwide. Building on the National Board's renowned certification program for teachers and...

2011-02-01 07:05:00

BOSTON, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ConnectEDU, Inc., (www.connectedu.com) the market leader in developing online college and career planning tools and platforms, today announces the opening of an Austin, TX office, from which to conduct its sales and operations in Texas and Southwestern United States. The new office is located in the Littlefield Congress Building on East 6th Street in downtown Austin. ConnectEDU will use the new Austin space to continue to implement an online college...


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