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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.

CPEP Receives Neotrope Non-Profit PR Grant Award for 2013

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Catalysts Powering Educational Performance (CPEP) of Middletown, Connecticut is pleased to announce it is a recipient of Neotrope’s 2013 J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant award. With this commitment, Neotrope(R) will provide public relations support to CPEP over the next year to raise awareness around its programs and accomplishments.

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Center for Student Opportunity Announces I’m First Scholarship for First-Generation College Students

BETHESDA, Md., April 1, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Center for Student Opportunity (CSO), a national nonprofit, is now accepting applications for the ‘I’m First’ Scholarship, a $2,000 four-year renewable scholarship for matriculating first-generation college students.

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Celebrate Global Education at The World Savvy Gala – San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 28, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tickets are now available for the World Savvy Gala on Thursday, April 11, 2013 at the Dogpatch WineWorks in San Francisco. With the mission to educate and engage youth in community and world affairs, World Savvy is a nonprofit organization serving youth and educators nationally from offices in San Francisco, New York, and Minneapolis-St. Paul.

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Online School will Become the #1 Provider for Job Placement Assistance

CLEVELAND, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — At Lakewood College we understand the importance of our students not only completing their program but then getting out into the real world and putting all their hard work into action. We want to bring to them the people that know how to help them get the career they want.

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Workforce Investment Board Recruits Unemployed Young Adults for @LIKE Project

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board is recruiting unemployed young adults, ages 18 to 24, for the launch of the Linking Innovation Knowledge and Employment project (@LIKE). @LIKE is a collaborative effort among three of the region’s Workforce Investment Boards, San Bernardino, Riverside and Imperial Counties. The program serves young adults who have not been in school, working or serving in the military for at least 90 days.

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Miamisburg School Building Earns Energy Star Certification

TIPP CITY, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — David Vail, Superintendent of Miamisburg City Schools, announced that La-Veta Bauer Elementary School has earned the ENERGY STAR certification, scoring better than 91 percent of other similar buildings nationwide. To qualify for the ENERGY STAR certification, a building must earn a 75 or higher on the EPA’s 1-100 energy […]

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Virginia Public Schools Now Have Access to the Synergy Education Platform

MESA, Ariz. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint(TM) Educational Systems, a leading student information system (SIS) solutions provider to the national K-12 market, has been awarded a contract to implement its Synergy(R) Education Platform for the Chesterfield County Public Schools (CCPS) after an extensive evaluation and RFP process.

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Thirty Students Return from Educational Program in Bangladesh to Launch Climate Change Projects to Improve Local US Communities and World

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Thirty U.S. youth leaders and five U.S. educators are set to return next Saturday, January 12, 2013, from a month-long immersion study and cultural exchange program in Bangladesh from World Savvy. The group studied how global climate change has impacted local communities in Bangladesh, and upon return to the U.S., the students will apply their new knowledge by launching climate change projects to improve their U.S. communities and the world.

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Edupoint’s Synergy Special Education Receives Endorsement from CASE

MESA, Ariz. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint Educational Systems, a leading student information management systems provider to the national K-12 market, has received an endorsement for their Synergy(R) Special Education (SE) solution from the Council of Administrators of Special Education (CASE). CASE is an international organization whose mission is to identify, shape, and disseminate effective policies and practices in the field of special education.

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For Parents and Families: Winter is the Time to Plan for Summer Camp

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It may be hard to believe, but the time to think about summer camp is now – especially for parents of children with special needs. Camps open registration in the winter, and space and financial assistance is limited. By March, many camps are already full. Parents can meet experts from over 70 summer programs serving children and teens with special needs at the FREE 28th Annual RCSN Special Camp Fair.

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Lakewood College Continues to Support Military Personnel and Their Families

LAKEWOOD, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lakewood College is pleased to announce its continued effort and support to improve educational funding opportunities for spouses of military personnel. The Military Friendly awarded school is helpful in assisting spouses find no-cost funding, utilizing available benefits received by families where one spouse serves in the armed services. When military […]

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Graham Local School District Implements Energy Conservation Projects Thanks to Energy Optimizers, USA

TIPP CITY, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Don Burley, District Operations and Services Supervisor at Graham Local School District, announced that the District has begun implementing an energy conservation project to reduce energy usage and save taxpayer dollars. ‘We look forward to not only the financial savings for the Graham Local School District, but also the positive impact on the environment.’ Energy Optimizers, USA has been working with the District to develop complete turn-key energy conservation solutions.

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Bob Moog Foundation’s Educational Initiative Ignites Rare Collaboration Between Asheville City School and Buncombe County Schools

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Bob’s SoundSchool (DBSS), the Bob Moog Foundation’s hallmark educational project, is expanding to serve two school districts in Western North Carolina. Twenty-five teachers from Asheville City Schools and Buncombe County Schools will be teaching the 10-week curriculum to over 500 second grade students beginning in January. This marks the first time that the two school districts have collaborated on a teaching program.

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Grantham University Celebrates One-Year Anniversary of using Regent Education to Automate Financial Aid Processing, Student Experience

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Grantham University, an accredited online university specializing in educating working adults, selected and implemented financial aid management solutions from Regent Education to assist the University in the processing of Title IV financial aid.

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Share-A-Thon Touted as Largest Event in Maricopa Community History

LAVEEN, Ariz. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A Share-A-Thon sponsored by Maricopa Village Christian School, Natives with a Mission (NWAM), and local churches including Litchfield Park Seventh-day Adventist Church, is being promoted as the largest event in the history of Maricopa Village; a small and obscure tribal community nestled at the foot of the Estrella Mountains.

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Poudre School District Selects Edupoint’s Synergy Student Information System

IRVINE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint(TM) Educational Systems, a leading student information system (SIS) solutions provider to the national K-12 market, has been selected by Poudre School District to implement its Synergy(R) SIS solution. The centralized web-based system will connect the district’s schools and administration facilities to serve students, their parents, teachers, and district staff.

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Regent Education introduces Regent 8

FREDERICK, Md. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Built by a team of world-class engineers and designed by a seasoned group of financial aid professionals, Regent 8 is the only Software as a Service (SaaS) based solution to offer complete support for non-term, nonstandard term and standard academic year schools. Regent 8 by Regent Education reflects collaboration with some of the largest, most technologically advanced schools in the country to identify evolving business requirements.

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Sustainable Teachers Delegation from Sweden tours Alegria Farm to learn about Disease-Preventing Food and High-Efficiency Hydroponic Vertical Farming

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A Swedish delegation of Sustainable Teachers toured Alegria Farm to learn about its new high efficiency farming process and find out about the disease fighting food being grown and delivered by Alegria Fresh.

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Clinton-Massie Local School District Implements Energy Conservation Projects Thanks to Energy Optimizers, USA

TIPP CITY, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Michael Sander, Superintendent at Clinton-Massie Local School District, announced that the District will be implementing an energy conservation project to reduce energy usage and save taxpayer dollars. Energy Optimizers, USA has been working with the District to develop complete turn-key energy conservation solutions.

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The Next Big Jobs Boom: Will It Be High-Tech or Highly-Human? Employment Report Makes Surprising Prediction

MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As Walmart tests iPhone checkout, the cashier’s job moves closer to extinction, a fate shared by many routine jobs in most industries; but there’s a bright new countertrend, according to an employment report from EraNova Institute. What is the countertrend? Is it the imminent creation of millions of high-tech […]

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High-Human, Not High-Tech, Is the Ticket for Future Jobs, Starting Now, According to Contrarian Employment Report

MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As the U.S. Presidential election looms, lackluster job creation is one of the hottest issues being debated. But where, exactly, are those millions of new positions supposed to come from? “Right now, technology is creating jobs faster that they can be filled,” says Richard W. Samson, author of an […]

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Lakewood College Awarded Military Friendly School

LAKEWOOD, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Victory Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has named Lakewood College to the coveted Military Friendly Schools(R) list. The 2013 Military Friendly Schools list honors the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace America’s military service members, veterans, and spouses as students and ensure their success on campus.

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Diogenes Research Announces Release of New Book ‘The Chinese Origin of the Age of Discovery’

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Diogenes Research, an independent history research group, today announced the publication of two new books on the previously rarely examined history of the Age of Discovery, providing resolutions to several contentious issues.

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New Study Among 18-24 Year Olds Shows Conspicuous Lack of Global Competency Skills Necessary for 21st Century Global Economy

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A recent study of 18-24 year old American high school graduates commissioned by education nonprofit World Savvy (www.worldsavvy.org), with support from the International Baccalaureate Organization (www.ibo.org), shows a desire among young people to learn more about global topics, but a conspicuous lack of instruction within American schools to satisfy these needs.

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