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2013-08-28 23:02:33

New director to expand services for children with special needs within SE Michigan school systems. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 The Detroit Institute for Children (DIC), Southeast Michigan’s leading nonprofit provider of therapy for children with special needs, today announced the appointment of Michael Rhoads as director of school services. In this role, Rhoads is responsible for managing the DIC’s school contract services across Southeast Michigan. The organization’s...

2013-08-21 23:30:05

OMGstorage.com continues to show its intentions to stay involved in charitable events, both on a local scale and a national scale by participating at the Girl Scouts of Tropical Florida events this September, which is structured to help girls develop spatial reasoning skills. North Miami Beach, FL (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 OMGstorage.com will be participating at several Girl Scouts of Tropical Florida Family events this September; September 7 in Miami Lakes; September 21 in West Summerland...

2013-08-01 23:25:04

Red Comet, an Accredited, Self-Paced, Online High School Launches a Credit Course on Music Appreciation Prosser, WA (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 Red Comet’s brand new elective “Music Appreciation: The Enjoyment of Listening” is an online high school course that aims to enhance the student’s enjoyment of music. Music is both an art and a science and often involves significant practice to create or even to play memorable melodies. In today’s world, music is all around us, including in...

2013-07-30 23:20:45

The new platform will pave the way for scout storytelling. Redwood City, CA and Mount Hope, WV (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 Picaboo Yearbooks (PYB), a division of the premier photo provider, Picaboo, has partnered with the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) to tell the story of the building of the Summit Betchel Reserve (SBR). The Building of the Summit is a 7-part book featuring the sustainable approach behind the 10,600-acre site’s construction that has seamlessly merged the great outdoors with...

2013-07-30 13:04:39

Help your teenager stay engaged in school and he or she will be less likely to drop out. That's the conclusion of a new longitudinal study that found that teens who were less engaged in school tended to engage in more delinquency and substance use over time, and that lower levels of engagement and greater problem behaviors in turn predicted a higher likelihood of dropping out of school. Specifically, the study points to the importance of creating a supportive learning environment that...


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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