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Stride, Inc. Launches New Solution to Combat Nation’s Pandemic-Era Learning Loss

Nref Businesswire - Wed, 01/18/2023 - 09:30
RESTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #education--More than a year into the so-called new normal of K-12 education, thousands of families and school leaders across the U.S. are still watching their students struggle to adjust. And research suggests the impacts of learning loss could resonate for years to come, with lower student performance leading to the loss of trillions of dollars in potential lifetime earnings. To stem the tide of learning loss’s impact, Stride, Inc. (NYSE: LRN), a leader in education for over
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University of Phoenix Master’s in Nursing Programs With Concentrations in Administration, Informatics and Education Are Designed to Foster Nursing Leadership

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 01/17/2023 - 21:29
PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--University of Phoenix College of Nursing offers concentrations with the Master of Science in Nursing degree program preparing registered nurses (RNs) for advanced practice and clinical nurse leadership in administration, informatics or education. The programs are Master of Science in Nursing with a concentration in Nursing Administration (MSN/ADM), Master of Science in Nursing with a concentration in Informatics (MSN/INF), and Master of Science in Nursing with a concen
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Medical Students Get Ready to Diagnose and Treat Patients With Realistic 3D Virtual Simulation

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 01/17/2023 - 18:29
WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Wolters Kluwer, Health, a leading global provider of information and point of care solutions for the healthcare industry, has announced a new collaboration with Take the Wind, the company behind the leading digital simulation platform Body Interact, to help expand virtual training tools and resources for medical and physician assistant students. The offering allows students to interact with virtual patients in life-like scenarios, where they are encouraged to as
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Stride, Inc. and SNHU Partner to Increase Access to Higher Education

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 01/17/2023 - 09:27
RESTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #college--With a recession looming and national student debt topping $1.7 trillion, Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) has partnered with Stride, Inc. (NYSE: LRN), a leading provider of innovative, high-quality, and tech-enabled education solutions, to offer graduates of K12-powered schools with a path to continue their education after high school at an affordable rate. Through this partnership, eligible high school graduates can enroll in SNHU’s course-based online pr
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Stride to Help High School Students Explore Jobs and Get Hired With New My Career Connections Series

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 01/17/2023 - 09:27
RESTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)---- $LRN #CVSHealth--Stride, Inc., the nation’s leading provider of online and blended education programs, announced today the creation of a 4-part webinar series called My Career Connections, as a way for high school students nationwide to learn and apply for open opportunities with industry-leading hiring partners. This live online series will put students in front of major organizations for a shot at over 50,000 potential opportunities that include internships, externships, actual e
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WorkJam Partners with NRF Foundation to Elevate Frontline Worker Focus for the RISE Up Program

Nref Businesswire - Mon, 01/16/2023 - 12:22
MONTREAL--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WorkJam partnered with the NRF Foundation to support the nonprofit organization’s RISE Up employee training and credentialing program.
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Cambium Learning Group Named to GSV EdTech 150 for Third Consecutive Year

Nref Businesswire - Thu, 01/12/2023 - 09:09
DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cambium Learning Group announced today that it has been named for the third consecutive year to the GSV EdTech 150 list, a list of the world’s most transformative private companies in education. Cambium was selected from over 4,000 venture capital and private equity-backed companies revolutionizing the world of education technology. GSV estimates that together these 150 companies reach roughly 3 billion people — almost half of the global population — and generate approx
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Carnegie Learning Recognized as Global Innovator on 2023 GSV 150 List

Nref Businesswire - Wed, 01/11/2023 - 15:07
PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #edtech--Carnegie Learning, a leader in artificial intelligence for K-12 education and formative assessment, announced today it has been selected for the GSV (Global Silicon Valley) 150, a list of the world’s most transformative private companies in education. Carnegie Learning was chosen from over 4,000 venture capital and private equity-backed private companies revolutionizing the world of education technology. GSV estimates that together, these 150 companies reach roughly
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University of Phoenix College of Business and IT Announces Appointment of Dean Kathryn Uhles

Nref Businesswire - Wed, 01/11/2023 - 12:05
PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--University of Phoenix announces the appointment of Kathryn Uhles, MIS, MSP, as Dean of the College of Business and IT (CBIT), effective January 9, 2023. In this role, Uhles has overall accountability for CBIT curriculum and all other academic components including faculty approval and oversight, student satisfaction and retention, academic policy and standards, and program evaluation. “It is a tremendous honor to lead the College as we continue to develop and deliver ed
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Chekhub Partners with Nomad Futurist Foundation to Launch The Nomad Futurist Academy

Nref Businesswire - Wed, 01/11/2023 - 09:05
RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #Chekhub--Nomad Futurist and Chekhub launch the Nomad Futurist Academy offering scholarship funds and an education platform to empower next-gen leaders.
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New Private Schools Launched to Help Arizona Families Make Use of Empowerment Scholarship Accounts

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 01/10/2023 - 12:00
PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)---- $lrn #ArizonaESA--Two new private schools are launching in Arizona to provide new options to families who now can access state funds to pay tuition. Grand Canyon Private Academy (GCPA) is a new online private school serving grades K–10, launched this past fall by Stride K12, one of the nation’s leading online learning providers. And FaithPrep Arizona is providing Arizona families with access to a private online Christian school and homeschool program for students in grades K-12. They jo
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The College for Financial Planning®—a Kaplan Company Launches Financial Advising Accelerator Program to Jumpstart Careers

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 01/10/2023 - 08:59
CENTENNIAL, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The College for Financial Planning®—a Kaplan Company has introduced a new Financial Advising Accelerator certificate program.
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Greenlight Reinvents Financial Education with Level Up — a Gamified Financial Literacy Curriculum for Kids and Teens

Nref Businesswire - Fri, 01/06/2023 - 11:40
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Greenlight® Financial Technology, Inc. ("Greenlight"), the fintech company on a mission to help parents raise financially-smart, independent kids, today announced the launch of Greenlight Level Up™, an interactive, curriculum-based financial literacy game. Level Up goes beyond the National Standards for K-12 Personal Financial Education developed by the Jump$tart Coalition and Council for Economic Education to empower young people with money skills and confidence. 93%
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Cherokee County School District Taps PowerSchool to Optimize Districtwide Enrollment and Resource Allocation Operations

Nref Businesswire - Thu, 01/05/2023 - 17:38
FOLSOM, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PowerSchool (NYSE: PWSC) today announced Cherokee County School District (CCSD) in Gaffney, South Carolina has implemented PowerSchool Unified Operations Enrollment and PowerSchool Unified Operations Predictive Enrollment Analytics to support its districtwide enrollment and resource planning functions. Once fully implemented alongside the district’s existing Unified Operations PowerSchool Student Information System (SIS), PowerSchool Unified Operations Ecollect
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University of Phoenix Announces Second Annual Inclusive Leadership Summit and Career Fair Focused on Developing Skills in Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB)

Nref Businesswire - Thu, 01/05/2023 - 14:36
PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--University of Phoenix will hold its second annual Inclusive Leadership Summit and Career Fair, May 2-4, 2023, focused on developing skills as an inclusive leader and providing opportunities for networking connection and employment. Titled “Developing a Culture of Belonging: Prioritizing Social and Emotional Well-Being,” the virtual event is free, open to the public, and is designed to bring together participants and leaders across industries to explore how to prioritiz
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Stride, Inc. Earns Two Digital Education Awards

Nref Businesswire - Thu, 01/05/2023 - 11:36
RESTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)---- $LRN #Award--Stride, Inc. (NYSE: LRN), one of the nation’s leading technology-based education companies, has been awarded two year-end 2022 Digital Education Awards. Stride Learning Solutions was the winner of The Children’s Home Learning Product of the Year award, which celebrates the best digital learning products for children aged 4-18. The award went specifically to the newly adapted K-5 Curriculum, which allows students the ability to work more independently without help f
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University of Missouri-Kansas City TalentLink Partnership with MedCerts Brings Allied Healthcare Training to Students and a New Talent Pool to the Greater Kansas City Area

Nref Businesswire - Wed, 01/04/2023 - 11:32
KANSAS CITY, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #career--University of Missouri-Kansas City TalentLink (UMKC TalentLink) has partnered with MedCerts, an online certification training provider in allied healthcare and information technology, to offer MedCerts healthcare training programs to local talent. ″Benefits from this partnership are two-fold, and we’re thrilled to bring these opportunities to the Kansas City community,″ said Craig Sprinkle, CEO at MedCerts, a Stride, Inc. company (NSYE: LRN). ″First, individua
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University of Dubuque Debuts Online MBA Program

Nref Businesswire - Mon, 01/02/2023 - 11:24
DUBUQUE, Iowa--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #Jobreadyprofessionals--University of Dubuque Debuts Online MBA Program.
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PowerSchool Wins Two Platinum 2022 New Product Awards from THE Journal

Nref Businesswire - Thu, 12/22/2022 - 16:28
FOLSOM, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PowerSchool (NYSE: PWSC), the leading provider of cloud-based software for K-12 education in North America, received two 2022 New Product Awards from THE Journal. PowerSchool’s Unified Classroom® Curriculum and Instruction was recognized as a platinum winner in the Curriculum/Lesson Planning Platform category, and PowerSchool’s Unified Insights™ MTSS was recognized as a platinum winner in the Social-Emotional Learning Program category. “We created these, and all
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Another Year in the Books: Mary Kay Invests in Young Women’s Futures Through Programs and Scholarships Providing Impactful Education Opportunities

Nref Businesswire - Thu, 12/22/2022 - 13:28
DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mary Kay recently announced its sustainability strategy – Enriching Lives Today for a Sustainable Tomorrow ­– which encompasses five pillars, 15 commitments, and over a decade of action. This strategy was developed with Mary Kay’s key stakeholders and is aligned with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, making Mary Kay an essential part of a global coalition to ensure a better future. As part of this overarching strategy and to continue its decades-long ad
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