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2014-04-09 23:22:14

AASA, The School Superintendents Association, is collaborating with TenMarks, an Amazon company, to reverse the summer learning loss in math. Today, AASA announced that TenMarks is making available the TenMarks Summer Math Program, at no cost, to students across the country. Alexandria, Va. (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 AASA, The School Superintendents Association, is collaborating with TenMarks, an Amazon company, to reverse the summer learning loss in math. Today, AASA announced that TenMarks...

2014-03-18 16:24:01

"The dance kingpin hits hard with a new solo single." -TIME NEW YORK, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia Records -- Grammy-award winning international DJ, producer and hit songwriter Calvin Harris has just released his new single "Summer," available in the U.S. today: http://smarturl.it/CHSummer. Written and produced by Calvin, "Summer" features Calvin himself on vocals for the first time since his multi-million-selling global smash, "Feel So Close." "Summer" highlights the...

2014-03-18 08:26:15

New digital experience to address nation's growing achievement gap VANCOUVER, Canada, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EverFi, Inc., the leading critical skills education company, announced today at the TED2014 Conference a major new initiative to use innovative technology to help counter the massive challenge of summer learning loss. EverFi's new digital learning experience, Verano - Summer Learning(TM), will actively drive consistent educational engagement for K-12 students in key...

2013-07-26 23:22:09

In the absence of formalized schooling during the summer months, students across the country experience a lapse in academic knowledge and ability in a variety of subjects. While researchers point to a number of reasons why some students aren’t exposed to intellectually engaging activities over the summer, all agree that those who continue their studies—either through clever and fun activities, or carefully designed services like those provided by Launch Education Group—develop...

2013-06-24 23:01:24

For the end of summer, Crystal Travel is now offering new special deals, which is helping more members visit Australia. Westlake Village, CA (PRWEB) June 24, 2013 Crystal Travel, located on the border of Thousand Oaks and Westlake Village is now offering specials deals for travel to Australia for members of their private travel club. According to Crystal Travel Agent Andrew Fiksi, "Australia is what we consider a dream vacation. Most people only get out there once in a lifetime, if...

2013-05-30 08:21:15

WASHINGTON, May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Registration starts now for a shared summer reading program that will reach military families in all branches around the globe. Readers of all ages can have fun exploring a world of book choices around the theme "Have Book, Will Travel." Most library programs will run eight weeks with open enrollment during the summer. Activities will range by location and include everything from "The Amazing Race" scavenger hunts to postcard projects to...

2013-04-02 23:02:18

Survey finds teachers spend first month of school re-teaching lost skills. Greensboro, N.C. (PRWEB) April 02, 2013 The mention of summer break elicits squeals of delight from school children, teachers and many parents who are looking for relief from endless amounts of homework, tests and projects. However, a recent study of over 900 teachers and parents by Carson-Dellosa Publishing finds it is imperative that learning not take a break completely. “Students quickly get out of the...

Summer Solstice 2012: What You Need To Know
2012-06-20 09:13:59

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com Wednesday June 20, 2012 is the longest day of the year; the one day with more sunlight hours than any other day in the calendar year; it is also the first day of summer and is known as the Summer Solstice. The longest daylight day of the year occurs when the Sun appears at its highest point in the sky. At that point, the Sun appears to stand still just briefly before it begins its long journey toward the Winter Solstice -- the shortest daylight day,...

2012-06-01 06:22:09

WASHINGTON, June 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Readers of all ages can dig into a buffet of book choices around the theme "Reading Is So Delicious" this summer at 250 base libraries. Programming kicks off this month for the global summer reading initiative that will reach families in all branches of the military. Most programs run eight weeks with open enrollment during the summer. Activities will range by location and include everything from edible art projects to...

2012-03-21 02:22:25

SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Constellations, astute purveyors of Atlanta's rock/soul underbelly, have signed with 429 Records and have released "Sold Out"--a three track EP is available exclusively through iTunes now. The package includes a video for their hit single "Love Is A Murder" featuring Cee-Lo Greene. Led by Elijah Jones, the six member band reinforce their reputation for hard swinging alt beats and gritty imagery on the EP which is a teaser...