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Franklin Covey Reports Second Quarter Fiscal 2024 Financial Results

Nref Businesswire - Wed, 03/27/2024 - 17:48
SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Franklin Covey Co. (NYSE: FC), a leader in organizational performance improvement 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 the second quarter of fiscal 2024, which ended on February 29, 2024. Introduction The Company’s consolidated sales for the qua
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Jim Curtin Named National Sports Ambassador for L.E.A.D. (Law Enforcement Against Drugs & Violence)

Nref Businesswire - Wed, 03/27/2024 - 08:47
ALLENTOWN, N.J. & CHESTER, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jim Curtin, one of the best known and most successful coaches in Major League Soccer (MLS), has been named “National Sports Ambassador” for L.E.A.D. (Law Enforcement Against Drugs & Violence), the organization announced today. “Jim’s track record speaks for itself as both a leader and role model,” said Nick DeMauro, CEO of L.E.A.D. “An amazing family man, Jim’s children are exactly the ages of the students we reach. “His ability to both work
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Ohio Schools Get Powerful Boost for Literacy with Learning A-Z® Foundations A-Z®

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 03/26/2024 - 11:44
TUCSON, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Learning A-Z, a Cambium Learning Group brand, announces that its award-winning literacy solution, Foundations A-Z®, has been approved by the Ohio Department of Education & Workforce as a supplemental foundational skills curriculum. Foundations A-Z has been officially added to the High-Quality Instructional Materials in English Language Arts (HQIM ELA) PreK-Grade 5 Core Curriculum and Instructional Materials Approved List. Recognizing the limitations of a “one
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Voya Financial to award $140,000 to educators with innovative teaching ideas

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 03/26/2024 - 11:44
WINDSOR, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)---- $voya #Innovation--Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), announced today that the application window has opened for the 2024 Unsung Heroes program, a nationwide initiative that funds innovative teaching ideas to improve curriculum and learning techniques. Open to K-12 educators, Voya’s Unsung Heroes program provides an opportunity for educators to secure resources to implement novel initiatives to help their students. Through the program each year 50 finalists are selected to receive
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Pearson Announces Three New Connections Academy Full-Time, Online Public School Programs in Pennsylvania, California, and Missouri

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 03/26/2024 - 11:44
HOBOKEN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pearson (FTSE: PSON.L), the world’s leading learning company, today announced three new Connections Academy virtual school offerings in Pennsylvania, California, and Missouri for the 2024-25 school year. Connections Academy provides a full-time, tuition-free, public school program that delivers a high-quality experience specifically designed for effective K-12 learning in a virtual environment. Pennwood Cyber Charter School will be available to K-12 students stat
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Osage Hills School District 3 Selects Varsity Tutors for Schools to Support Students with Additional Learning Resources

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 03/26/2024 - 08:44
BARTLESVILLE, Okla. & ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Osage Hills School District 3 today announced a partnership with Varsity Tutors for Schools, a Nerdy (NYSE: NRDY) company and the leading platform for live online tutoring, to provide all district students with access to the Varsity Tutors for Schools platform at no cost to the District, students or families. The comprehensive platform integrates interactive study tools, collaborative workspaces, and dynamic learning resources, including: 24/7 O
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Ten Community-Based Collaboratives Recognized as Exemplars in Education with Grants from Carnegie Corporation of New York

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 03/26/2024 - 05:44
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ten community-based collaboratives are recognized as exemplars in education with philanthropic grants from Carnegie Corporation of New York.
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Enrollment Now Open at Tuition-free Online Public School Ohio Virtual Academy for 2024-2025 School Year

Nref Businesswire - Mon, 03/25/2024 - 11:42
MAUMEE, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)---- $LRN #Enroll--Enrollment is now open at Ohio Virtual Academy (OHVA), a full-time online public school with Ohio-certified teachers powered by Stride K12. The open enrollment period — available to students anywhere in the state — is from March 22-October 31. “OHVA offers a personalized approach to education that helps students discover a career path suited to their interests,” said Kristin Stewart, head of school at OHVA. “We are committed to providing students across Ohio with
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Floriology® Institute Announces Exciting New Organizational Expansion

Nref Businesswire - Fri, 03/22/2024 - 14:33
JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #aifd--Floriology® powered by BloomNet®, the premier education authority in floral design and business, announces a pivotal transformation within its organization. As we bid a fond farewell to Jackie Lacey, AAF, AIFD, CFD, PFCI, Floriology’s long-standing Director of Education, we welcome a new era under Angelyn Tipton, AIFD, PFCI, who will be stepping into lead Floriology education. Angelyn, whose career is rooted deeply in the floral industry, brings her extensiv
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Arizona Virtual Academy Teacher Authors Children's Book About Courage

Nref Businesswire - Fri, 03/22/2024 - 14:33
PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)---- $LRN #AZVA--Tasneem Halloum, a seventh-grade science teacher at Arizona Virtual Academy (AZVA), has authored a children’s book titled “A Kids Book About Courage.” Published in November 2023, the book is the latest in the acclaimed book series “A Kids Book About,” which explains complex topics — racism, empathy, equality, anxiety and more — for children ages 5 and up. Halloum joins other authors in the series, including tennis great Billie Jean King, actor LeVar Burton and former N
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Grand Canyon Private Academy Names Melissa Spade Operations Manager

Nref Businesswire - Thu, 03/21/2024 - 14:32
PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)---- $LRN #Bounani--Grand Canyon Private Academy (GCPA), a full-time, online private college and career preparatory school powered by K12, has named Melissa Spade as its Operations Manager. “We are excited that Melissa is taking on the critical role of Operations Manager at our school,” GCPA Executive Director Bouchra Bouanani said. “With an extensive background in program management and a heart for students and education, she’s the perfect leader to help GCPA achieve its goals of inspiri
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Stride, Inc. Announces the 2024 Career Connect Webinar Series to Help Students Explore Career Opportunities with National Employers

Nref Businesswire - Thu, 03/21/2024 - 11:32
RESTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)---- $LRN #AgCareers--Stride, Inc., the nation’s leading provider of online and blended education programs, announced today that K12 will hold a 2024 Career Connect webinar series featuring industry-leading employers. Through these webinars, K12-powered students nationwide can learn about on-demand careers, explore career paths, and apply for internships and jobs. Participating companies include AgCareers and Publix on March 28 and CVS Health on April 4, with more to be announced soon.
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Vasta Announces Fourth Quarter 2023 Results

Nref Businesswire - Wed, 03/20/2024 - 17:31
SÃO PAULO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vasta Announces Fourth Quarter 2023 Results
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Project Success Receives Major Gift to Fund Expansion

Nref Businesswire - Wed, 03/20/2024 - 08:29
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Project Success, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping Minneapolis youth connect to their purpose, received its single largest gift in its 30-year history. Andris (Andy) A. Zoltners and Moira Grosbard donated $3M to expand opportunities for more students to participate in Project Success’ programs. “Our proven methodology inspires meaningful engagement from students that increases academic performance and sets the stage for their future,” said Adrienne Die
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To Tackle Nursing Shortage, University of Vermont Launches New Nursing Degree

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 03/19/2024 - 17:29
BURLINGTON, Vt.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #healthcare--To Tackle Nursing Shortage, University of Vermont Launches New Nursing Degree
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Centerville City Schools TWO YEARS AHEAD of National Average in Math

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 03/19/2024 - 11:28
PITTSBURGH, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #education--While the majority of schools across America are facing daunting learning losses, particularly in mathematics, Centerville City Schools are flipping the script. In fact, Centerville students in grades 3-8 are improving twice as fast as the rest of the nation in math, despite the pandemic. The district was included in a recent national study published in The New York Times, led by researchers at Stanford and Harvard. The Times did an in-depth analysis on ways in
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“Innovation Unleashed”: CAIA Association, in Conjunction with Some of the World’s Leading Asset Owners, Unveils The Rise of Total Portfolio Approach

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 03/19/2024 - 11:28
AMHERST, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CAIA Association & some of world's leading asset owners unveil Rise of Total Portfolio Approach; call for new era of portfolio construction processes.
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Valparaiso University to Offer 100% Online Graduate Healthcare Degrees in Partnership with Relearnit, Inc.

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 03/19/2024 - 11:28
FLORISSANT, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Valparaiso University (Valpo) is offering three online healthcare graduate degrees in partnership with Relearnit, Inc. (Relearnit). These degrees, designed with working professionals in mind, include a master’s degree in public health (MPH), a master’s degree in healthcare administration (MHCA) and a post-professional doctor of occupational therapy degree (DrOT). These programs are offered through Valpo’s acclaimed College of Nursing and Health Professions, whi
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Age of Learning Named to GSV 150 List of Most Transformational Growth Companies in Digital Learning and Workforce Skills

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 03/19/2024 - 11:28
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #EdTech--Age of Learning, the leading education technology innovator and creator of ABCmouse® Early Learning Academy, My Math Academy®, and My Reading Academy™, has been named to the 2024 edition of the GSV 150, a list of the world’s most transformative companies in education. Age of Learning was selected based on a competitive analysis of more than 4,000 venture capital and private equity-backed private companies revolutionizing the world of education. Guided by the core p
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Ameresco and Matchbook Learning Host Groundbreaking Ceremony for State-of-the-Art High School and Vocational Facility

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 03/19/2024 - 08:28
FRAMINGHAM, Mass. & INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ameresco, Inc., (NYSE: AMRC), a leading cleantech integrator specializing in energy efficiency and renewable energy, and Matchbook Learning Schools of Indiana will host a groundbreaking ceremony for The Match High School on Wednesday, March 20, 2024. This school will serve grades 9-12 and will feature a state-of-the-art facility for vocational learning and early career exploration. In 2023, Matchbook Learning was chosen, among 23 other organiza
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