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2012-10-10 13:06:32

New research from North Carolina State University, Brigham Young University and the University of California, Irvine finds that parental involvement is a more significant factor in a child´s academic performance than the qualities of the school itself. “Our study shows that parents need to be aware of how important they are, and invest time in their children — checking homework, attending school events and letting  kids know school is important,” says Dr. Toby...

2012-08-12 23:00:33

Create Now thanks Michael Omidi and Julian Omidi and their charity No More Poverty for their support. Create Now is a youth creative arts and mentoring program in Southern California. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) August 12, 2012 Create Now, a creative arts and mentoring program for youth, is pleased to receive the support of the Omidi brothers, Michael Omidi and Julian Omidi, through their charity No More Poverty (nmp.org). Create Now programs foster change in the lives of high-risk and...

2012-08-08 23:03:20

A global girl power movement already reaching 270,000 lives has now come to Haiti. Jacmel, Haiti (PRWEB) August 08, 2012 A sense of hope and optimism was palpable in the room as teenage girls gathered in a village near Jacmel in June. It was the first local meeting of BRAC´s Empowerment and Livelihood for Adolescents (ELA) program, a network of clubs for adolescent girls that now spans three continents. The groundbreaking program has already changed 270,000 lives in Bangladesh and east...

2012-08-02 23:03:03

Founding member of Priceline.com remembered as visionary entrepreneur. Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 02, 2012 Jord Poster, founder and Chairman of Boston-based Charity Partners and a member of the founding team at Priceline.com, passed away last evening after a yearlong battle with non-smoker´s lung cancer. Jord was 56 years old. "Finding the words to truly express the impact Jord had on our lives is nearly impossible," said sister Elisa Shannon. "He was a generous soul and a doting...


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snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.