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KaiPod Learning Launches First of Its Kind Accelerator for Entrepreneurial Educators to Launch Their Own Microschools

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 12/20/2022 - 19:23
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #Kaipodlearning--In the next year, experts estimate 5 million students will be interested in online schooling or homeschooling, notably the largest shift navigating away from traditional schooling. This post pandemic surge has been supported by alternative pathways and organizations, KaiPod Learning being at the forefront as one of the fastest growing companies in education with their network of in-person learning centers and recent launch of KaiPod Catalyst - a platform to empower educ
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Intelitek Opens the First of 20 STEAM centers in the Republic of Ghana

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 12/20/2022 - 16:23
DERRY, N.H.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In partnership with the Ghanaian Ministry of Education and Israeli government, Intelitek and its parent company, Robogroup T.E.K. Ltd., have opened the first of 20 planned STEAM (Science, Technology, Arts, Engineering and Mathematics) centers in the Republic of Ghana. Located at the Accra High Senior High School, the new center is part of the ministry’s initiative to increase student interest and instructional quality around STEAM. Students ages 6-14 will be traine
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UNCF Partners with DeVry University to Help 42 Students of Color Gain Work-Ready Skills More Quickly

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 12/20/2022 - 10:22
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #DeVryProud--UNCF Partners with DeVry University to Help 42 Students of Color Gain Work-Ready Skills More Quickly
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New Mexico Organizations Improving Community Health Receive Over $1.1 Million From UnitedHealthcare To Expand Programs

Nref Businesswire - Fri, 12/16/2022 - 10:02
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--UnitedHealthcare today announced an investment of over $1.1 million to organizations and initiatives focused on addressing social determinants of health by expanding health care access and improving health equity in New Mexico’s frontier and urban communities. This investment includes over $380,000 in grants previously announced supporting maternity care, food and housing security and behavioral health. “Community solutions are critical to addressing social d
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Desmos Math 6–8 Receives Perfect Scores From EdReports

Nref Businesswire - Thu, 12/15/2022 - 15:58
BROOKLYN, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Amplify, a publisher of next-generation curriculum and assessment programs, announced today that EdReports, the independent, nonprofit curriculum reviewer, awarded Desmos Math 6–8 perfect scores and an all-green rating for grades six through eight. Green ratings mean that materials met expectations for standards alignment and other indicators of quality, such as design and usability, after undergoing EdReports’ rigorous, educator-led reviews of curriculum progra
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AACN Selects 10 Nursing Schools to Pilot Learning Strategies to Build Leadership and Resilience Skills in New Nurses

Nref Businesswire - Thu, 12/15/2022 - 15:58
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nursing schools to participate in a national initiative designed to prepare nurses with skills in leadership, resilience, self-care, and well-being.
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Students enter the metaverse as Wolters Kluwer & BioDigital launch extended reality anatomy

Nref Businesswire - Thu, 12/15/2022 - 09:58
WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Wolters Kluwer expands its collaboration with BioDigital to transform medical education with immersive solutions
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7CTOs Honors Tracie Hlavka with Rapid Growth Award

Nref Businesswire - Wed, 12/14/2022 - 09:51
SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The 7CTOs Rapid Growth Award honors an innovative and forward-thinking CTO who's driven rapid growth at their company and in the 7CTOs community.
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Texas District Sees STAAR Success in 1st Year with Carnegie Learning

Nref Businesswire - Wed, 12/14/2022 - 09:51
PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #edtech--Carnegie Learning, a leader in artificial intelligence for K-12 education and formative assessment, announced today that Muleshoe Independent School District (ISD) demonstrated a dramatic improvement in math proficiency using the Carnegie Learning Texas Math Solution, with a 333% increase in students with masters grade level scores on the math portion of the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) test. With any new curriculum, schools might anticip
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Andersen and The University of San Francisco (USF) Expand Partnership to Create New Enterprise MBA Program Especially for Andersen Employees

Nref Businesswire - Wed, 12/14/2022 - 09:51
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #andersen--Andersen and The University of San Francisco (USF) have extended their partnership to create The Enterprise MBA program.
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The STEMscopes Suite is Named a Finalist in the Supes’ Choice Awards

Nref Businesswire - Wed, 12/14/2022 - 06:50
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #K12--STEMscopes Suite of K-12 STEM curriculum solutions is a finalist in the STEM/STEAM Instructional Solution category of the 2022 Supes’ Choice Awards
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Kootenai Joint School District Taps PowerSchool SIS to Increase Equitable Instruction and Learning Opportunities for Students

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 12/13/2022 - 15:46
FOLSOM, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PowerSchool (NYSE: PWSC) today announced Kootenai Joint School District (KJSD) in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho has selected Unified Operations PowerSchool Student Information System (SIS) as the district’s primary K-12 student information system. Since implementing PowerSchool SIS, KJSD has been able to securely manage scheduling, grading, attendance, and other needs in one unified solution. “Integrating capable technology to meet the needs of our students and staff is
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Museum of Science, Boston Enters the Metaverse With New Roblox Experience “Mission: Mars”

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 12/13/2022 - 12:46
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #Mars--The Museum of Science, Boston moves into immersive online education with launch of "Mission: Mars" on Roblox, offering fun, top-quality STEM learning.
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Tynker Announces First-Ever Artificial Intelligence (AI) Block Coding Course for Kids 7 Years and Up

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 12/13/2022 - 09:45
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kids as young as seven can now build artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) applications and games, train computers to identify objects and explore how to use AI in live video projects for amazing, dynamic effects. Tynker, a BYJU's company and the world’s leading K-12 coding education platform, today launched a new AI/ML course using AI coding blocks that gets kids coding games, interactive videos and apps. This is a major leap forward in bringing
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Education and Training at Totally Kids Rehabilitation Hospital Helps Nurses and Patients Thrive

Nref Businesswire - Mon, 12/12/2022 - 12:43
LOMA LINDA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Education and Training at Totally Kids Rehabilitation Hospital Helps Nurses and Patients Thrive
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83 Local High School Students Complete ComEd, HFS Chicago Scholars Fall Program on Way to STEM Career

Nref Businesswire - Sat, 12/10/2022 - 12:31
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As part of their effort to prepare the next generation of clean energy professionals, ComEd and HFS Chicago Scholars are celebrating the fifth year of their Create a Spark program and its second graduating class. The Create a Spark program is a four-year curriculum for high-achieving Chicago high school students to learn about energy, climate change, the electric grid and renewables like wind and solar. This semester, 37 juniors and 46 seniors participated in a curricu
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Horry County Special Education Teacher Receives National Recognition from Education Associates for Career Readiness Achievements in Classroom

Nref Businesswire - Fri, 12/09/2022 - 18:29
SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #GaryBatesAward--Education Associates presented the annual Gary Bates Memorial Award at the 2022 National CASE Conference to a South Carolina educator this fall.
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iHeartMedia, Empire BlueCross BlueShield partner with Common Threads to Increase Food Security and Nutrition Equity in New York

Nref Businesswire - Fri, 12/09/2022 - 15:29
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--iHeartMedia and Empire BlueCross BlueShield partnered with non-profit Common Threads to provide hands-on culinary programming focused on ‘food as medicine’ yesterday in Brooklyn, extending their multi-year partnership to increase food security and nutrition equity in underserved communities. More than 1.5 million New York City residents, and one in three children, experience food insecurity. iHeartMedia, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and Common Threads are launching cu
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Governor’s Council: Private, Public Cooperation in Advanced Mobility Could Mean Billions in Revenue, Thousands of Jobs

Nref Businesswire - Fri, 12/09/2022 - 09:28
LITTLE ROCK, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Yesterday, the Arkansas Council on Future Mobility outlined a plan to bolster the burgeoning future mobility sector in Arkansas and the heartland. The Council’s findings resulted from 10 months of intensive work by government officials, corporate leaders and private investors, working in lock step to achieve Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s goal of being the industry’s global leader by 2030. The report is a first in the nation statewide comprehensive future mobility pla
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Empowerment Scholarship Accounts Growing in Importance as Resource for Arizona Families

Nref Businesswire - Thu, 12/08/2022 - 12:28
PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)---- $LRN #ArizonaEducation--The thought of a private-school education may seem unattainable for many Arizona families. However, thanks to the state’s new Empowerment Scholarship Account program, or ESA, a private-school education is more accessible than ever before. Today, more than 30,000 Arizona students are now enrolled in private schools through Arizona’s ESA program, which is designed to reduce financial barriers to private-school education — regardless of family income. This number represen
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