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New Year’s Resolutions that High Schools Need to Make and Keep

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 01/11/2022 - 14:27
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #IEP--Well into another pandemic school year, educators should take the season of New Year’s resolutions to reflect on ways to improve and do better for students…and teachers. “Not all students learn at the same pace or in the same manner. This was amplified during distance learning when some kids did okay, while others fell further behind and many stopped attending school,” said Lindsay Reese, area superintendent at Learn4Life, a network of 80+ public high schools that
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A Modern Twist to the Old-Fashioned Spelling Bee

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 01/11/2022 - 11:26
HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)---- $LRN #Bee--As workplaces and schools embrace hybrid environments, spelling enthusiasts will soon do the same. Get ready to spell it out with Stride’s second annual National Spelling Bee, a virtual and in-person competition with the 1st place winners walking away with $2500 and a new gaming laptop. "The Stride Spelling Bee was a challenging and rewarding experience. For me, it stirred up self-confidence and a competitive spirit, and I loved the opportunity to meet my peers fr
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Current Announces the Opening of New Learning Institute in Hendersonville, NC

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 01/11/2022 - 11:26
CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GE Current, a Daintree company, today announced the opening of its newly expanded and redesigned Institute in Hendersonville, North Carolina. The state-of-the-art learning center will provide attendees with a cutting-edge educational and training experience that includes the latest in hands-on teaching tools and an impressive display of installed lighting and controls products. The lighting design of the facility demonstrates the breadth of Current’s expanded archite
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UnitedHealthcare Enhances Eye Care Program by Helping Reduce People’s Exposure to Blue Light

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 01/11/2022 - 11:26
MINNETONKA, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--UnitedHealthcare, a UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) company, is investing in new ways to help children and adults across the country reduce their exposure to blue light and support their overall eye health, amid ongoing use of screens during COVID-19 and the greater reliance on remote school and work. Through multiple initiatives, UnitedHealthcare is working to help limit excessive exposure to blue light, which could help reduce the prevalence of digital eye s
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The Possible Zone Expands Its Youth Entrepreneurship Model and Launches a New Innovation Center in Boston

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 01/11/2022 - 11:26
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Possible Zone’s innovation center is poised to grow enrollment from 250 students per year to over 1,000 students annually by 2025.
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Women’s Entrepreneurship Accelerator Launches Online Entrepreneurship Certificate Programme for Women Around the World

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 01/11/2022 - 08:26
NEW YORK & GENEVA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Women’s Entrepreneurship Accelerator (WEA), today announced the global launch of its online entrepreneurship curriculum designed to inspire, educate, and empower women entrepreneurs around the world. The Online Entrepreneurship Certificate Programme was first announced during the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA 76) on the second anniversary of WEA. WEA is a multi-stakeholder strategic partnership convening six United Nations agencies: International
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LIFT Academy Adds Stanly County Airport as Winter Satellite Location for Flight Training

Nref Businesswire - Mon, 01/10/2022 - 14:24
ALBEMARLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #ExplorersWanted--LIFT Academy adds Stanly County Airport as winter satellite location welcoming up to 15 LIFT Academy aircraft to support extended winter flying.
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Latest Tech Advancements Revitalize Tomorrow’s Engineering Technology Career Opportunities

Nref Businesswire - Mon, 01/10/2022 - 11:20
NAPERVILLE, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As technology evolves, so does the field of engineering technology. Career options in engineering technology are growing, with opportunities emerging in 5G, smart sensors, renewable energy, the Internet of Things and other disruptive technologies. Job openings requiring at least one disruptive tech skill are projected to grow between 17% and 135% over the next five years. Today’s engineering technologists need to be equipped with interdisciplinary IT skills to
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Franklin Covey Reports Strong Start to Fiscal 2022

Nref Businesswire - Thu, 01/06/2022 - 17:02
SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Franklin Covey Co. (NYSE: FC), a global performance improvement company that creates, and on a subscription basis, distributes world-class content, training, processes, and tools that organizations and individuals use to achieve systemic changes in human behavior to transform their results, today announced financial results for its first quarter of fiscal 2022, which ended on November 30, 2021. Introduction The Company’s strong first quarter performance was high
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Consolidated Communications Awards $42,000 in Grants Supporting Technology-Focused School Programs

Nref Businesswire - Wed, 01/05/2022 - 10:56
MATTOON, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Consolidated Communications announced $42,000 in grant funding to K-12 school programs through its Consolidated Connects Educational Grant Program.
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MedCerts and Excelsior College Open the Door to Career Success

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 01/04/2022 - 10:52
LIVONIA, Mich. & ALBANY, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MedCerts, a leader in online healthcare and IT certification training, and Excelsior College are providing a path to higher education and career advancement for thousands of students nationwide. Through the first academic partnership of its kind for MedCerts—a Stride, Inc. (NYSE: LRN) company—students and alumni can apply their completed courses to up to nine transferable credit hours in a number of Excelsior College’s degree programs, including A
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Global Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) Markets, 2021-2026: Component (Solutions (SEL Platform and SEL Assessment Tool), Services), Core Competencies - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 12/21/2021 - 03:53
DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) Market by Component (Solutions (SEL Platform and SEL Assessment Tool), Services), Core Competencies, Type, End User (Pre-K, Elementary Schools, Middle and High Schools), and Region - Global Forecast to 2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global Social and Emotional Learning market size is expected to grow from USD 2.0 billion in 2021 to USD 5.6 billion by 2026, at a CAGR of 22.7%. The increasing
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Stride Announces Schedule of Investor Conferences for First Quarter Calendar Year 2022

Nref Businesswire - Mon, 12/20/2021 - 18:52
HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Stride, Inc. (NYSE: LRN), one of the nation’s leading technology-based education companies, today announced its participation in two investor conferences in the first quarter of calendar year 2022. The company will hold investor meetings at the following conferences: Needham's 23rd Annual Virtual Growth Conference on Thursday, January 13, 2022 William Blair’s 6th Annual Tech Innovators Conference on Tuesday, March 15, 2022 Any materials for the above conferences w
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Idaho Technical Career Academy Named 2021 Cognia School of Distinction

Nref Businesswire - Mon, 12/20/2021 - 12:52
MERIDIAN, Idaho--(BUSINESS WIRE)---- $LRN #Accreditation--Idaho Technical Career Academy (ITCA) has been named a 2021 Cognia™ School of Distinction for excellence in education, the only school in Idaho to do so. Cognia, the global nonprofit school improvement organization, recognized 59 schools and 20 systems across the globe as Schools of Distinction. ITCA is part of Cognia’s inaugural Schools of Distinction program that recognizes pre-K–12 education institutions that exemplify excellence in education and service to
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American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine Achieves Re-Accreditation from Accreditation Commission on Colleges of Medicine

Nref Businesswire - Mon, 12/20/2021 - 12:52
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--American University of Caribbean School of Medicine (AUC) has been granted continued accreditation by the Accreditation Commission on Colleges of Medicine (ACCM) for the maximum period of six years through 2027. AUC’s re-accreditation affirms the university’s high standards of quality and excellence and strong outcomes, which are comparable to accredited U.S. and Canadian medical schools. AUC, an Adtalem Global Education institution, is an international, accredited med
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Red River Opens STEAM Lab in Partnership with Boston Bruins Foundation

Nref Businesswire - Thu, 12/16/2021 - 18:32
CLAREMONT, N.H. & CHANTILLY, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Red River and the Boston Bruins Foundation unveil a new STEAM lab at Claremont Middle School in Claremont, N.H.
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Altium LLC Announces Partnership With Chandigarh University to Join Upverter Education Program

Nref Businesswire - Wed, 12/15/2021 - 21:26
SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)---- $ALU #STEAM--Altium LLC announces that Upverter Education will be an integral addition to the curriculum for PCB design at Chandigarh University in India.
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Blended-Online Learning Pioneer, GOAL High School, Chooses PowerSchool Solutions to Ensure Digital Equity for Thousands of Students Throughout Colorado

Nref Businesswire - Wed, 12/15/2021 - 18:25
FOLSOM, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PowerSchool (NYSE: PWSC) announced today GOAL High School, Colorado’s premiere blended-online learning school, has selected several of PowerSchool’s unified solutions including PowerSchool’s market-leading student information system, PowerSchool SIS, and PowerSchool Enrollment to manage daily operations from anywhere, protect student data, enroll students, and manage waitlists and lotteries to ensure GOAL's innovative approach to statewide online education can e
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Westcliff University Concludes 2021 Celebrating Key Milestones and Recognitions

Nref Businesswire - Wed, 12/15/2021 - 12:23
IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Westcliff University, an innovative global higher education institution with its finger on the pulse of the international business landscape and the needs of today’s employers, is celebrating remarkable progress through 2021. A new campus grand opening, the launch of the Innovation Hub and the Westcliff Preparatory Academy, reaching 4,000 in student enrollments and several award recognitions and milestones are among the tremendous strides Westcliff has taken thi
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Cuemath Strengthens Leadership Team Through Key Appointments Ushering in the Next Phase of Growth

Nref Businesswire - Wed, 12/15/2021 - 09:23
BENGALURU, India--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #edtech--Cuemath, the global math tutoring platform, announced the expansion of its leadership team and reorganizing the current leadership structure.
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