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2014-03-19 23:30:30

Top rated security camera company Total Security reveals key reasons why school surveillance systems are needed to optimize the safety of children in every New York school. Elmont, New York (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 There has been great debate over whether there should be security cameras installed in all New York City schools. After various school shooting incidents have taken place across the United States, having an advanced security system in schools is no longer optional; it is a...

2013-11-27 23:02:23

The Students at Primoris Academy experience “Rome Day” highlighting life in ancient Rome. Westwood, NJ (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 Wednesday, November 27, 2013 was “Rome Day” at Primoris Academy and the students did as the Romans did. The precocious students at the school presented and acted out daily Roman life including segments on: home and family life, Roman schooling, games/sports/celebrations, and fashion. Located in Westwood, New Jersey, Primoris Academy is an independent...

2013-01-13 17:02:57

Gamers are thrilled at the release of Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 inspiring some kids to dream of designing the next hit. My American High School´s new high-tech game design courses are just one of the many options making these challenging courses for online homeschooling programs the stuff of students´ dreams. Hollywood, FL (PRWEB) January 12, 2013 Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 brought in an incredible $500 million in worldwide sales its first day on the market. That´s right;...

2013-01-03 05:04:01

With recent studies revealing the coming shortages of career professionals, parents are scrambling to put their children on an educational path that leads to what the future workforce will need. My American High School helps families afford the tuition of private college preparatory schools. Hollywood, FL (PRWEB) January 02, 2013 What is a parent to do? The nation is on the precipice of a fiscal cliff. Projections show the looming threat of future shortages of doctors, pilots, and other...

2011-09-01 19:25:00

SurvivalTools-Equipment.com offers a great gift idea "Deluxe Classroom Lockdown Sruvival Kit" for disasters in local area schools such as tornadoes. Janesville, Wisconsin (PRWEB) September 01, 2011 Disaster survival is a concern for every school and most have a safety plan in place. School survival kits are kept on the premises; and contain things like first aid supplies, food and extra clothing. Some schools even require its students to bring in their own emergency survival kits at the...

2011-05-04 07:00:00

America's K-12 schools not preparing kids for digital age, study finds WASHINGTON, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A study released today from the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA), sponsored by Microsoft Corp., finds that schools are ill-prepared to teach students the basics of online safety, security and ethics -- skills that are necessary in today's digital times. At the surface, America's K-12 schools embrace the digital age, with dedicated computer labs,...

2010-06-14 12:06:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., June 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement by Don Burbulys, President of California Virtual Academy at San Mateo Board of Directors, responding to a recent article by The Bay Citizen that also appeared in the Bay area edition of The New York Times: A recent article by The Bay Citizen on the California Virtual Academies titled, "With Public Money, Online Charters Grow," contained numerous errors and omissions. The article also appeared in the Bay area edition of The...

2010-05-25 05:00:00

PORTLAND, Ore., May 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Rock stars, a Super Bowl champion, and a New York fashion designer are just a few of the amazing speakers that today's high school students learn from first hand. At least for online, public high school students at Insight Schools. Insight students log in monthly to chat live in a "virtual assembly," the Insight Experience Series, with unique speakers such as world-famous musician Dave Hernandez of The Shins; Lt. Colonel Brent Keenan, a C-17 Air...

2009-06-15 11:52:00

iQ Academy Announces National Teacher of the Year Awards VANCOUVER, Wash., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- iQ Academy, an online middle and high school with programs in Arizona, Kansas, Minnesota, Nevada, Texas, Washington and Wisconsin, announced today the recipients of its first annual Teacher of the Year Award, which was established to recognize the outstanding efforts of iQ Academy teachers using an online classroom to provide students a high-quality, alternative approach to education....

2009-06-12 07:10:00

Dan Golarz Shares Experience as First-time Teacher in At-risk Schools in New Book BLOOMINGTON, Ind., June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- It is said time and time again that the key to improving public education programs is to recruit better, more capable, passionate teachers. And thousands upon thousands of would-be teachers take up the challenge every year, seeking out at-risk students with the altruistic notion of bettering society. And yet, a disparity still exists between those passionate teachers...