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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...

2014-07-31 23:20:57

Let's Go Learn's online diagnostic assessments and prescriptive lessons in reading and math are now approved for use in Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD and Region 5 ESC. Kensington, CA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Let’s Go Learn announced today that it is an approved provider of instructional and assessment materials for Eagle Mountain-Saginaw Independent School District and for Region 5 ESC. Richard Capone, CEO and co-founder of Let’s Go Learn, said “We have worked with Texas educators...

2014-07-28 23:01:00

Recent Suicide Rates, a Guide Released Today by NoBullying: http://nobullying.com/suicide-rates/ London, UK (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Are teens and youth seriously thinking of suicide? Why are suicidal tendencies present in today’s world? Discover the latest suicide rates in a guide released today by NoBullying. According to recent reports, most youth involved in bullying don’t display suicidal behavior. They do, however, concede that teenage suicide and bullying are rising public health...

2014-06-30 23:01:33

MyMobileUniversity (MMU) and the World Assembly of Youth (WAY) signed a strategic alliance at the closing ceremony of International Youth Dialogue (MIYD) held in Malaysia (June 2014) whose theme was “Youth and Education: Taking Action, Getting Results”. This Alliance will realize a shared vision to empower youth by providing them demand based programs in ICT, softskills, entrepreneurship, leadership and language that will enhance their employability. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 30,...

2014-06-19 16:24:53

NEW YORK, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers' Association (LIMA) honored Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) and its licensing agency, The Wildflower Group, at the 2014 LIMA Licensing Excellence Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, June 17, at the industry's primary annual event, Licensing Expo, in Las Vegas. GSUSA and The Wildflower Group won "Best Corporate Brand Program" for an array of licensed products resulting in more than $100 million...

2014-06-18 16:26:37

Government of Canada partnering with Special Olympics Canada, the RBC Foundation and the Samuel Family Foundation to expand Active Start and FUNdamentals programs OTTAWA, June 18, 2014 /CNW/ - The Public Health Agency of Canada has partnered with Special Olympics Canada, the RBC Foundation and the Samuel Family Foundation to increase opportunities for children living with intellectual disabilities to participate in physical activity. Special Olympics Canada currently runs two...

2014-06-16 23:13:03

Churches from around the country respond to the needs of teen moms by inviting the community to participate in a month-long diaper drive. Loveland, CO (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 Lifetree Cafés and their supporting churches will be launching a national campaign to meet the needs of teen moms and their families starting the week of June 22nd. The campaign kicks off when Lifetree Café locations from coast to coast offer a program titled “A Family Divided: Finding Peace by Letting...

2014-06-11 23:04:41

ResearchMoz include new market research report "Social Networking - US - June 2014: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast" to its huge collection of research reports. View full report at http://www.researchmoz.us/social-networking-us-june-2014-report.html. Albany, NY (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Social advertising spend is on the rise and shows no sign of slowing down. While display ads still play a key role in terms of brand awareness and new product discovery,...

2014-06-11 12:26:47

Non-Scouts can sign up now and still attend camp this summer - Registration for 2014 Summer Camp and 2014-2015 Scouting Programs now open OTTAWA, June 11, 2014 /CNW/ - Rock climbing, rappelling, canoeing, camping, hiking, archery and sailing are just some of the outdoor adventures that tens of thousands of youth across Canada will discover this summer with Scouts Canada. Girls and boys ages 5-26 can experience the excitement of summer camp at one of more than 125 Scouts Canada...

2014-06-05 12:24:27

Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland Council Takes Top Honors for the Third Straight Year in the Can Manufacturers Institute Recycling Contest WASHINGTON, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Girls Scouts of Kansas Heartland Council receives National Recycling Champion award in the third annual Great American Can RoundUp (GACR) Scout Council Challenge by recycling 32,199 pounds of aluminum cans and generating more than $16,000 for scouting activities. The top recycling troop of the...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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