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2014-03-11 08:37:30

WASHINGTON, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Joanne Weiss, who most recently served as Chief of Staff to the United States Secretary of Education from 2009-2012, has joined the board of digital curriculum and professional development start-up LearnZillion. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140311/PH80378 Prior to her role as Chief of Staff to the Secretary of Education, Weiss led the Department's $4.35B Race to the Top program. She joined the Department from NewSchools Venture...

2014-02-11 23:28:47

In his book Parent Power: The Key to America's Prosperity, Dr. Westman supports Secretary of Education Duncan's advocacy for parent participation in the education of their children and calls attention to the fact that one-third of children and youth in the United States are failing in some aspect of their lives. The United States is at the top of the list of developed nations in child abuse and neglect and the bottom in educational achievement. (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Parent...

2013-11-12 23:03:18

CareerTech VISION 2013, an annual event held by the Association for Career and Technical Education, will take place in Las Vegas, Nevada, December 4-7, 2013. Alexandria, Virginia (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 Who: The Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE), the nation’s largest not-for-profit education association dedicated to the advancement of education that prepares youth and adults for successful careers. What: CareerTech VISION 2013 – ACTE’s annual event, redesigned...

2011-03-08 12:41:00

LOS ANGELES, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- United Way of Greater Los Angeles 2011 Education Summit, the largest ever event focused on education reform in WHAT: Los Angeles County. Event brings together an unprecedented group of national and local thought leaders on education to uncover trends, find solutions, and take action against the driving forces impacting our educational...

2010-12-07 07:00:00

PHOENIX, Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- University of Phoenix College of Nursing announced today that the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), the autonomous accrediting agency for nursing education, has re-accredited University of Phoenix College of Nursing for ten years. This is the longest period of time for which the CCNE grants accreditation for nursing programs reflecting CCNE's satisfaction and confidence that the University's College of Nursing is meeting and...

2010-01-05 09:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Margaret Spellings, former U.S. Secretary of Education and one of the nation's leading experts on the competitiveness of the country's workforce, will be the speaker at Walden University's winter commencement on Saturday, Jan. 23, at 1:30 p.m. in Dallas. Walden will celebrate the graduation of more than 3,000 students at its 43rd commencement ceremony, to be held at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel. "Walden is honored to have Secretary Spellings address the...

2009-12-14 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History has announced that Tim Bailey, a fifth grade teacher at Escalante Elementary School in Salt Lake City, Utah, is the recipient of the 2009 Preserve America National History Teacher of the Year award. The award is co-sponsored by The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, Preserve America and HISTORY(TM). Bailey will receive the $10,000 award on December 16, 2009 at the School Without Walls in...


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