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DISYS Expands Portfolio Service Offering with Acquisition of Grand Circus

Nref Businesswire - Thu, 11/17/2022 - 13:52
MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #Expansion--DISYS grows its Talent Gap Solution platform with the acquisition of Grand Circus, adds upskilling to portfolio service offering.
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GigXR Announces Worldwide Availability of Insight Series in Partnership with 3D Medical Animation Experts ANIMA RES

Nref Businesswire - Thu, 11/17/2022 - 13:52
LOS ANGELES & BONN, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GigXR, Inc., a global provider of holographic healthcare training, announced today the availability of the Insight Series by ANIMA RES to provide hyper-realistic 3D anatomy learning for medical schools, nursing schools, healthcare providers and government and defense agencies worldwide. The Insight Series by ANIMA RES features accurately structured 3D models of the lung (Insight Lung), heart (Insight Heart) and kidney (Insight Kidney) to enable lear
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Ohio Department of Education Lists Amplify as Approved Assessment Program and Tutoring Offering for 2022-2023 School Year

Nref Businesswire - Thu, 11/17/2022 - 10:52
BROOKLYN, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Amplify, a publisher of next-generation curriculum and assessment programs, has been listed by the Ohio Department of Education as an approved assessment and tutoring provider for the 2022-2023 school year. As part of Future Forward Ohio, the state’s strategic initiative to help students recover from the impact of COVID-19, Amplify will provide mCLASS with DIBELS 8th Edition as a K-3 Diagnostic Screener and Tier 1 Dyslexia Screening in combination with Amplify T
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Tynker to Combine Live Coaching With Coding Courses to Help Meet Booming U.S. Demand for Coding Education

Nref Businesswire - Thu, 11/17/2022 - 10:52
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tynker, a BYJU's company and the world’s leading K-12 coding education platform, has launched live coaching from expert instructors – including two free sessions – across all of its e-learning subscription plans for students aged 5-18. The new Tynker Quick Start bundle is part of the company's effort to ensure the U.S. can meet outsized demand for technical skills in the job market, which is outpacing the rate the country’s youth are learning to code. The demand
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STEMscopes Math for Grades K-8 and Algebra I Receives Top Score for Alignment to Common Core State Standards from Learning List

Nref Businesswire - Thu, 11/17/2022 - 07:51
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #CCSS--STEMscopes Math for grades K-8 and Algebra I has received the highest score for alignment to the Common Core State Standards from Learning List.
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Elevance Health Teams Up with the Impact Fitness Foundation to Support Herron-Riverside High School

Nref Businesswire - Wed, 11/16/2022 - 16:49
INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As part of their ongoing commitment to equity and providing support for women and women’s health, Elevance Health has partnered with national nonprofit Impact Fitness Foundation to create a fitness and movement space at Herron-Riverside High School, in celebration of the inaugural Elevance Health Women’s Fort Myers Tipoff, a pre-season women’s collegiate basketball tournament. At Elevance Health, the strategy to become a lifetime trusted health partner is fueled b
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University of Phoenix Provides Unique Workforce Solutions Including Training and Guidance on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB) Initiatives

Nref Businesswire - Wed, 11/16/2022 - 16:49
PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--University of Phoenix Workforce Solutions team offers companies across diverse industries as well as community colleges tailored learning and career pathways to recruit, upskill, reskill, and retain their workforce in an affordable and timely manner, including the opportunity to address culture and diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging topics and initiatives. University of Phoenix was invited by Highmark Health as a thought leader and education alliance to co-host
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PowerSchool Solutions Selected by School Systems Across North America and Middle East to Help Improve Administrative, Classroom, and Productivity Initiatives

Nref Businesswire - Wed, 11/16/2022 - 13:49
FOLSOM, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PowerSchool (NYSE: PWSC) today announced over the last two months, multiple school systems across North America and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have selected the company’s K-12 software solutions for its administrative, classroom, and productivity initiatives. The school systems range from new and existing PowerSchool customers across the U.S., a school system in Canada, and an education system in the UAE. These systems chose PowerSchool to broaden their tech
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Stride, Inc. Offers Free Curriculum to Foster Inclusion

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 11/15/2022 - 13:44
HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Amid a renewed national spotlight on how issues related to racial equity are taught in public schools, a new free curriculum created by Stride, Inc. (NYSE: LRN) aims to equip K-12 educators, students, and families with the tools they need to be a part of the conversation and thrive in an increasingly diverse world. Stride One Voice, an inquiry-based K–12 curriculum, connects U.S. history and contemporary issues in ways that foster respectful, honest, and fact-base
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University of Phoenix Leaders Join OLC Accelerate Event Dedicated to Quality Online Learning

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 11/15/2022 - 13:44
PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Leaders with University of Phoenix join the proceedings of the Online Learning Consortium (OLC) Accelerate Conference, taking place November 14-17, 2022, in Orlando, Florida, and will be contributing to sessions on topics including student engagement, professional learning practices, accessibility, student success, and career-relevant curriculum. The 2022 conference theme is “Reflecting Onward: Evidence for a Changed World.” “University of Phoenix is a leader in provid
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Turing School of Software & Design Announces New Launch Program for Start-of-Career Software Developers

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 11/15/2022 - 10:45
DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Federally accredited academic institution Turing School of Software & Design today announced its new Launch program, a nine-month curriculum designed for individuals ages 18-26 who are eager to start programming careers. Over the past eight years, Turing School has earned an elite reputation with tech companies as well as for graduates who are proficient in the technical and professional skills needed to be successful. Turing School is applying its proven expertise
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Hillsdale College Sends A Record Three Million Pocket Constitutions Nationwide

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 11/15/2022 - 10:45
HILLSDALE, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hillsdale College has distributed a record-setting number of Pocket Constitutions as part of its mission to increase constitutional understanding and civic education across the country. “We’ve seen the number of Pocket Constitution requests increase dramatically this year,” said Bill Gray, chief marketing officer and vice president for marketing. “We are encouraged that schools, legislators, parents, and people of all ages are taking advantage of this free res
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Carnegie Learning Expands Portfolio, Acquires Assets of MUSE Virtual

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 11/15/2022 - 10:45
PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #edtech--Carnegie Learning, a leader in artificial intelligence for K-12 education and formative assessment, announced today that it has acquired the MUSE Virtual School curriculum. Carnegie Learning plans to integrate the curriculum into its current award-winning AI-powered software while also using it as a building block for future solutions in augmented reality and the metaverse. MUSE Virtual is an innovative and environmentally focused, K-12 online learning platform foun
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EforAll Appoints Former City Year Executive as CEO

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 11/15/2022 - 10:45
LOWELL, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Entrepreneurship for All (EforAll), a nonprofit whose mission is to accelerate economic and social impact through inclusive entrepreneurship, today announced the appointment of Meralis T. Hood as Chief Executive Officer. A national nonprofit executive and bilingual veteran educator, Hood will lead the organization’s expansion plan with a goal to serve 50,000 entrepreneurs through its English and Spanish language programs by 2030. The position was previously held
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Yamaha Marine’s Technical School Partnership Program Adds Ten New Schools

Nref Businesswire - Mon, 11/14/2022 - 10:43
KENNESAW, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Yamaha Marine Technical School Partnership program (TSP) added ten new schools to its growing list of participants during the last 12 months, bringing the total number to 117 nationwide. Developed in 2015, Yamaha’s TSP program aims to develop a stronger marine technician workforce through a certified curriculum, Yamaha systems access and product donations used in the classroom for hands-on training. New program participants include: The Alaska Maritime Educat
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Online School to Receive Prestigious Purple Star Designation for Helping Military Families

Nref Businesswire - Fri, 11/11/2022 - 10:38
MODOC, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)---- $lrn #INDLS--Indiana Digital Learning School (INDLS), is one of 20 K-12 schools in the state, and the only all-virtual school to receive the prestigious Indiana Purple Star Designation from the Indiana Department of Education. The award is given to school programs statewide that help students of military families who are often moving from place to place, as well as the social-emotional toll that moving takes on them during their developmental years. Being a Purple Star Campus m
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HealthStream Partners with CAE, a Global Simulation Leader, to Offer their New Manikin for Resuscitation Skills Assessment

Nref Businesswire - Thu, 11/10/2022 - 10:35
NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HealthStream, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSTM), a leading provider of workforce and provider solutions for the healthcare industry, today announced a new partnership with CAE, a globally recognized leader in simulation-based education. Healthcare organizations utilizing the American Red Cross Resuscitation Suite™ curriculum through HealthStream will now be able to complete their resuscitation certification by using the new CAE Healthcare manikin, which is hStream-Certified
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ATX Launches Field Training Program to Address Cable Industry Labor Shortage

Nref Businesswire - Thu, 11/10/2022 - 10:35
SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #ATX--ATX Launches Field Training Program to Address Cable Industry Labor Shortage
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Shemin Family Publishers LLC announces the launch of The Ivy Hero for Veterans Day

Nref Businesswire - Thu, 11/10/2022 - 07:35
WESTON, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--War stories are not the first thing you think of when you think of children’s books, but The Ivy Hero: The Brave Life of Sergeant William Shemin is a special case. Because it is not just a war story—it is a story of immigration and the American Dream; of racism and anti-Semitism and the fight to overcome them; of faith and family values and bravery, patriotism and service to country, and a history every child—and adult should know. Although much progress has been
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Edtech leader Otus adds CenterPoint Education Solutions’ High-Quality Assessments to Platform

Nref Businesswire - Wed, 11/09/2022 - 13:35
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #Edtech--Otus today announced that CenterPoint Education Solutions’ aligned interim assessments, along with state standards assessments will now be available.
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