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Education and Schools News, including higher education, e-learning, distance based learning, training, mentoring and related educational news from Send2Press® Newswire.

Shawnee Local Schools to Save $117,560 Annually Through Implementing Energy Conservation Project

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Nov. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Michael Lamb, Superintendent of Shawnee Local Schools, is pleased to announce that the district is implementing an energy conservation project, to be implemented by Energy Optimizers, USA, to improve four existing academic buildings, reduce over-all energy usage, and save taxpayer resources.

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Regent 8 provides Critical Financial Aid Management Support for Competency Based Learning and Direct Assessment Schools

FREDERICK, Md., Nov. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Educational institutions considering Competency Based Learning (CBL) and Direct Assessment models are grappling with the challenges of effectively managing Title IV financial aid. Today, Regent Education is proud to announce that Regent 8, their flagship financial aid management solution, is the first-and only-system designed specifically to accommodate those challenges.

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First-generation College Students Win Scholarship and Share Their Remarkable College Journeys

BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Eight first-year college students who beat the odds to become the first in their family to attend college have been awarded Center for Student Opportunity’s I’m First Scholarship, a $2,000, four-year, renewable award. Along with 25 previous winners, these students share their personal stories, chronicle their college experiences, and offer advice to aspiring first-generation college students on the I’m First blog.

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South Central Local Schools to Save $39,221 Annually Through Implementing Energy Conservation Project

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Oct. 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — David Brand, Superintendent of South Central Local Schools, is pleased to announce that the District is implementing an energy conservation project with Energy Optimizers, USA to improve the High School and K-8 School facilities, reduce over-all energy usage, and save taxpayer resources.

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CPEP Celebrates 25 Years of Serving Underserved Youth

MIDDLETOWN, Conn., Oct. 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For 25 years, the Connecticut Pre-Engineering Program (CPEP) has been serving as a catalyst to significantly change underrepresented and underserved students’ knowledge, attitudes and behaviors toward the pursuit of education and careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

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I’m First Project Launches to Celebrate and Support First-Generation College Students

BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nonprofit Center for Student Opportunity (CSO) thinks it’s time to celebrate first-generation college students and help build the next generation students who will be the first in their families to attend and graduate from college. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan agrees and will help launch CSO’s I’m First campaign on October 2 with his own video message.

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Inclusive Children’s Musical Performance by Charlotte School Children at National Inclusion Project’s 10th Anniversary Champions Gala

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Inclusion Project is pleased to team with the Foundation for Respect Ability to musically demonstrate what inclusion is all about at their 10th Anniversary Champions Gala on October 12, 2013 in Charlotte, N.C. The performance will feature an inclusive group of Charlotte school children singing multiple songs about respect for all children, including ‘Don’t Laugh at Me’ along with Sid Krupkin, the Foundation for Respect Ability’s Artistic and Education Director.

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So-Cal Remodelers Offers Certificate Courses Approved by The National Association of Home Builders

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 28, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Southern California Remodelers Council is conducting courses on September 26 in the areas of Marketing and Communication Strategies for Aging and Accessibility (CAPS I), September 27, Design/Build Solutions for Aging and Accessibility (CAPS II) and Business Management for Building Professionals on October 29.

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21st Annual HTCIA International Conference Extends Special Offer to Students and School Faculty

ROSEVILLE, Calif., Aug. 23, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Getting the training and experience needed to work in the computer forensics or network security fields can be challenging and expensive. In keeping with its proud mission of educating individuals involved with high tech investigations, the High Technology Crimes Investigation Association (HTCIA) is uniting with the academic community to offer students and faculty alike, an opportunity to interact with and learn from the top industry experts.

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UCSF Postdoc Union to Hold Panel on Childcare

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 20, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In response to an overwhelming need to improve childcare access and affordability at the University of California, United Auto Workers Local 5810, which represents more than 6,000 postdoctoral scholars at UC, is hosting a panel on childcare resources, low-income childcare funding, work/life balance and statewide initiatives for childcare funding.

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TeamF1′s F1rstHand Community Initiative Boots Up Local High School’s Robotics Team

FREMONT, Calif., Aug. 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamF1, Inc., the leader in embedded networking and security software solutions for wired and wireless applications, and a Fremont business for more than a decade, continues its tradition of community involvement this year by supporting activities benefiting local youth. The company’s local outreach initiative, which it calls ‘F1rstHand,’ invests in activities that lend a hand to deserving causes in the community.

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CPEP Wins National Excellence in Summer Learning Award

MIDDLETOWN, Conn., Aug. 14, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Connecticut Pre-Engineering Program ‘Summer Gaming Challenge’ has been awarded the prestigious National Summer Learning Association’s (NSLA) 2013 New York Life Excellence in Summer Learning Award. Catalysts Powering Educational Performance (CPEP, Inc.) is honored to have its program recognized for the award.

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Truebridge Launches New Product for Banks and Credit Unions: The Business Answer Center

BOSTON, Mass., Aug. 1, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Truebridge Financial Marketing today announced the launch of the Business Answer Center, a new marketing system that provides the bank and credit union clients of Truebridge with an innovative way to deliver financial education to their business customers and generate sales at the financial institutions.

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National University Selects Regent Education’s Regent 8 Solution to Drive Efficiency and Service in Financial Aid Processing

SAN DIEGO, Calif., July 22, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — National University is the second-largest private, non-profit university in California and the 12th largest in the United States. With more than 23,000 students it was imperative to find a financial aid management solution that would drive automation and support their complex packaging and repackaging needs. Regent 8 was selected based on its advanced packaging and automation capabilities, as well as its unique ability to support all enrollment models.

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Writing Students Replace Fear with Fun in Revamped Workshop Curriculum

SANTA FE, N.M., July 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dragon’s Gate Creative Journeys, an experiential workshop service for writers led by Milli Thornton, author of ‘Fear of Writing,’ today announced the third edition of the Fear of Writing Clinic Student Workbook. The workbook has been used since 2005 to help students at the Fear of Writing Clinic overcome deep-seated fears, allowing workshop participants to write more spontaneously and with less self-censure.

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Deer Park Schools Updating Buildings to Save in Annual Utility Expense

TIPP CITY, Ohio, June 27, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jeff Langdon, Superintendent of Deer Park Community City Schools, announced that the district is implementing an energy conservation project to reduce energy usage, improve the facilities, and save taxpayer dollars. The district selected Energy Optimizers, USA, to develop complete turn-key energy conservation solutions for four district buildings.

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Energy Optimizers, USA Provides College Scholarship to Local High-Schooler Pursuing STEM Field of Study (updated)

TIPP CITY, Ohio, June 20, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Energy Optimizers, USA is proud to present Jackson High School junior, Madison Hutchinson, with the 2013-2014 Youth Energy Leadership Award, a unique scholarship opportunity that is offered to promising students interested in pursuing post-secondary education in a STEM (Science, Technology, Education, and Mathematics) related field of […]

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Irving Independent School District Pilots Caselite Software

IRVING, Texas and CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 13, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Irving Independent School District (ISD) is located outside of Dallas, and provides a comprehensive curriculum of educational services to nearly 35,000 students enrolled in pre-kindergarten through grade 12. The special education department of Irving ISD has decided to pilot Caselite Software with its staff of Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs) during the 2013-14 school year.

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A New Way to Learn: Spanish Teachers Provide Free Live Online Spanish Classes

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bright Spanish, an organization comprised of a small group of Spanish teachers, is offering free six-week Spanish courses online. The classes are taught live in a video conference ‘classroom,’ where students listen to the teacher and participate in real time. The group hopes to make Spanish learning more accessible by providing interactive, guided classes that anyone can take regardless of their location or budget.

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