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2014-10-30 08:30:30

The National Runaway Safeline and its Partners Bring Awareness to the Youth Runaway Issue CHICAGO, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During National Runaway Prevention Month (NRPM) in November, the National Runaway Safeline (NRS) and its partners raise awareness of the runaway and homeless youth crisis and the issues that these young people face, as well as educate Americans about solutions and the role they can play in preventing and ending youth homelessness. "This year's theme...

2014-10-28 23:01:40

Why are Teens searching for Suicide Methods Online? NoBullying Investigates in an article released today http://nobullying.com/suicide-methods/ London, UK (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 More and more every day, teens and youths are actively surfing the World Wide Web for easy suicide methods and ways to die painlessly. Why are tomorrow’s leaders suicidal with no way out of their depression? NoBullying finds the answers in an article released today. It is now official that suicide is the...

2014-10-28 12:29:03

Girls See Themselves As Politically Capable, Ask for More Guidance and Opportunities NEW YORK, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) today released findings from a new "pulse poll" showing that while the majority of today's teen and tween girls are interested in politics (67 percent), and most are engaged in political, civic, or leadership activities (93 percent), only a minority (37 percent) are interested in pursuing a career in politics. The pulse poll was...

2014-10-23 16:27:40

Awards grant & sponsorship worth $75,000+ CHICAGO, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) is proud to support Special Olympics Illinois with more than $75,000 in funding: -- A Community Partners Grant of $27,000 will help fund the Special Olympics Healthy Athletes Program®. The Program helps 3,590 athletes with intellectual disabilities, their families and their coaches receive free, vision, hearing, dental,...

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2014-10-06 07:32:18

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Facebook is currently considering entering the healthcare field by creating online support communities to connect social media users dealing with the same medical conditions, as well as launching new preventative care applications to help people improve their overall well-being, according to media reports published late last week. Reuters reporters Christina Farr and Alexei Oreskovic, who broke the story on Friday, cited three sources...

2014-09-18 20:21:44

McGraw to Be Featured Speaker at the 2014 Girl Scout Convention in Salt Lake City, Utah NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Robin McGraw, lifelong philanthropist, television personality, entrepreneur, and two-time #1 New York Times bestselling author, has been named national celebrity spokesperson for Girl Scouts of the USA. The role is one for which McGraw is ideally and uniquely suited: she is a Girl Scout alumna, a former Girl Scout troop leader, and a longtime...

2014-09-15 08:33:34

TEL AVIV, September 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - AutoAgronom Won the Cleantech Open Israel Competition The CleanTech Open Global Ideas Competition is the world's largest green technology competition, and it takes place in the same time in 23 countries. The competition is designed for companies that raised no more than one million dollars, that have a technology / product breakthrough in one of the following areas: energy generation, energy efficiency, water and waste,...

2014-09-10 16:20:36

ATLANTA, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) announces the first meeting of the National Military Leadership Council, which seeks to strengthen support for military youth and families, on Friday, Sept. 12 7-9:40 a.m. at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. The Council builds upon BGCA's long-standing partnership with the U.S. Armed Forces and commitment to military youth and their families, served by 480 BGCA-Affiliated Youth...

2014-08-25 12:29:39

Online private school continues to grow in popularity as families recognize advantages offered by individualized online learning ASHBURN, Va., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- George Washington University Online High School (GWUOHS), an independent online private school for students in grades 6-12, will begin the 2014-2015 academic year on September 3, 2014. The program marks its 4th year of operation and continues to expand rapidly. GWUOHS is a partnership between the...

2014-08-18 23:10:06

Team(You)’s digital incentive system launches for school year 2014. Team(You), tested in six schools and after school programs, showed improved outcomes. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Digital incentive tool Team(You) launched in June. Attendance improved in all pilots, with one moving from 89% to 100% present. http://www.teamyou.co The web application allows teachers and staff to administer incentive programs online. Through the system, students are immersed in a token...


Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.