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2014-03-04 23:01:56

Today the Pearson Foundation announced several new education initiatives Austin, TX (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 At SXSWedu today, the Pearson Foundation announced new initiatives to encourage and train teachers, and to introduce proven learning experiences that support students at school and in the community. These efforts, which build upon the Foundation’s ongoing New Learning Institute programming, showcase and share the aims of a growing network of nonprofit and community-based...

2014-01-16 23:23:39

Deadline for 2014/2015 Educational Enrichment Funding is April 15, 2014; $10,000 Grants and $6,000 Scholarships Available Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Professor Sarah J. McCarthey, President of the McCarthey Dressman Education Foundation, announced that the Foundation is now accepting applications for 2014/2015 academic year grants and scholarships. Deadline for applications is April 15, 2014. For the 2013-2014 school year, the Foundation disbursed over $141,000 to efforts...

2013-11-18 16:27:08

ST. PAUL, Minn., Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Saint Paul based National Youth Leadership Council has ensured that the National Service-Learning Clearinghouse, a program of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), will remain America's most comprehensive service-learning resource after federal budget cuts threatened to close the site. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130116/DC42977LOGO) "NYLC has been a leader in strengthening schools and...

2013-09-05 12:20:31

DEARBORN, Mich., Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Ford Motor Company Fund awards $225,000 in Ford College Community Challenge grants to nine universities and colleges to support the growing trend of service learning on campus -- The grants will support a variety of student-led projects including development of a mobile app for food banks, rainwater collection systems, urban gardens and diabetes education -- Campus Compact, the nation's only...

2013-08-30 08:21:38

ST. PAUL, Minn., Aug. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Youth Leadership Council® is pleased to announce the availability of $2,000 Project Ignition grants for high school students to lead peer-led service-learning projects that address teen driver safety. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130116/DC42977LOGO) According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, car crashes remain the leading cause of death for teens in the United States. Young...

2013-03-07 23:00:50

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) believes that service-learning is one of the effective ways to nurture students to become all-round global citizens with a strong sense of social responsibility and a heart to serve. In 2011/2012, 40 community service projects were carried out and nine were selected for their outstanding performance. (PRWEB) March 07, 2013 The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) believes that service-learning is one of the effective ways to nurture students...

2013-01-16 08:20:19

ST. PAUL, Minn., Jan. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Coordinated by the National Youth Leadership Council® and funded by State Farm®, Project Ignition has selected 26 high schools from throughout the United States and Canada to receive $2,000 in service-learning teen driver safety grants for 2013. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120605/DC18499LOGO) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130116/DC42977LOGO) According to the National Highway Traffic Safety...

2012-08-22 02:20:29

ST. PAUL, Minn., Aug. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Project Ignition is pleased to announce the availability of $2,000 grants for public high schools to support their students in addressing teen driver safety using service-learning. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120605/DC18499LOGO )(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101206/MM12212LOGO ) According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, car crashes remain the leading cause of death for teens in the...

2012-08-02 02:34:57

REDMOND, Wash., Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. today announced 16 educators from California, Colorado, Florida, Louisiana, Michigan, Texas and Washington have been selected as winners of the Partners in Learning U.S. Forum. The annual event recognizes innovative teachers and school leaders who creatively and effectively use technology in their curriculum to help improve the way kids learn and increase student success. Out of thousands that applied, 100 educators from 25 states...

2012-04-10 06:26:38

OAK BROOK, Ill., April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovation in the classroom is essential for student success and Follett Higher Education Group's CafeScribe® is recognizing faculty who go above and beyond to inspire their students and fellow faculty. For the second year, CafeScribe is proud to sponsor the award for Innovative Excellence in Teaching, Learning and Technology at the 23rd annual International Conference on College Teaching and Learning. Awards will be presented at a luncheon...