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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.

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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Edupoint’s Growth and Success in Virginia Continues

MESA, Ariz., June 11, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A strong commitment to the Virginia market has resulted in continued success for Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, as five former Star_Base districts representing over 177,000 students have recently selected the Synergy(R) Education Platform – a leading student information system solution for the national K-12 market. As a successful solution already serving numerous districts in the state, Synergy’s industry leading functionality – combined with Edupoint’s proven and established transition approach – have proven a favorable solution for districts seeking a new SIS.

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Special Needs Education Goes Historic in Songs from Ruth Roberts Music

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — From the names of the presidents to the story of the US flag and much more, the history of the United States is celebrated in many children’s songs of the late Ruth Roberts. “These sing-along songs are primarily aimed at children in grades K-6,” states Susan […]

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Aglow Dermatology announces Scholarship for Medical Student Debt Relief

NEW YORK, N.Y., June 4, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aglow Dermatology, a private medical practice located in the Union Square neighborhood of New York City, announces a unique scholarship opportunity for New York State medical students with educational loans in their last year of study.

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Center for Student Opportunity selected to receive 2013 Neotrope NonProfit PR Grant

BETHESDA, Md., May 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Center for Student Opportunity (CSO) is pleased to announce it is one of this year’s recipients of the 2013 Neotrope J.L. Simmons NonProfit PR Grant award. Neotrope(R) will provide public relations and cause-marketing support to the Center for Student Opportunity over the next year to raise awareness around its education programs, events, and accomplishments.

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Banks Flock to Financial Education to Drive Sales

BOSTON, Mass., May 22, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Truebridge Financial Marketing, which provides banks and credit unions with a financial education marketing system, announces the addition of 28 new clients in just six months. More and more banks and credit unions are discovering that financial education, properly delivered, is a cost effective way to generate sales for all business lines, from deposits and loans to investments, insurance and trust.

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State Farm Grant provides Economics and Financial Literacy Training to Teachers and Students in California

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — California Council on Economic Education (CCEE) recently received an $8,000 State Farm Grant to provide financial education training to teachers through CEE’s Virtual Economics 4.0 program. The teachers trainings are intended to help educators increase student understanding of economic, personal finance, and entrepreneurship concepts.

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Hobsons and Regent Education Partner to Streamline Financial Aid Process for Growing Non-Term Populations

FREDERICK, Md., May 14, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hobsons today announced a strategic partnership with Regent Education, the leading provider of Software as a Service (SaaS) financial aid management and enrollment optimization solutions for higher education. The partnership will combine the best of breed enrollment services offered by Hobsons with Regent’s industry leading Student Needs Application Platform (SNAP) solution.

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Mid-America Christian University selects Regent Education’s Financial Aid Management and Enrollment Optimization Solutions

FREDERICK, Md., May 13, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid-America Christian University (MACU) has selected Regent Education to assist them in transitioning to a non-term enrollment model and serve their growing online population. MACU needed a financial aid management system that would support non-term and borrower based academic year (BBAY) models. They selected Regent Education’s Regent 8 financial aid management system – the only financial aid management solution to offer complete support for non-term, BBAY, and standard academic models.

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Moo, Quack, Gobble, and Roar: Songs about Animals on iTunes from Ruth Roberts Music

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — From whales to snails, the late Ruth Roberts wrote songs about lots of animals. Now, sixteen of these classic children’s tunes are available in digital format on iTunes in the album “Animal Songs That Tickle Your Funny Bone.” “These songs will get children singing along with big smiles on […]

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Olathe Public Schools Selects Edupoint’s Synergy SIS Solution

MESA, Ariz., May 9, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint(TM) Educational Systems, a leading student information system (SIS) solutions provider to the national K-12 market, has been selected by Olathe Public Schools (OPS) to implement its Synergy(R) SIS solution. The centralized, web-based solution will provide this high performing district with a fully integrated system designed to efficiently and effectively manage all aspects of student data, and extend the academic experience beyond the classroom and into the home.

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Workforce Investment Board of San Bernardino County Points Youth to a Bright Future at Y4

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., May 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On April 27, Candice Fedrick took the stage to tell her story at the Y4 Youth Resource Event hosted by the County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board. Y4 stands for ‘Why Youth? Why wait? Why now? Why not? Because the next generation is already here!’ It is an event for at-risk youth to celebrate launching careers and advancing their education.

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Massey Consulting Webcast Series Will Feature Taylor Macdonald of Intacct

RALEIGH, N.C., April 30, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Accounting software specialist, Massey Consulting continues its educational webcast series with two webcasts focusing on best practices for CPAs and their clients. Thursday, May 16, from 2 – 4 p.m. EDT – ‘Top 5 Reasons Your Clients are Moving to the Cloud’ featuring industry thought leader Taylor Macdonald, Intaact Vice President and Philip Massey CPA, founder Massey Consulting.

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Two San Rafael High Schools Win First and Second Place in 2013 Northern California Financial Literacy: MoneyWise Teen Contest

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 24, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The California Council on Economic Education (CCEE) announced today that the four-student team from San Rafael High School, in San Rafael California, led by instructor Abigail Shapiro, won first place in the 2013 MoneyWise Teen Contest. The winning team included students Rebecca Brown, Frances Casey, Natasha Sharp and Roslyn Yeager.

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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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