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STEMscopes NGSS 3D Wins STEM Solution Cool Tool Award for Second Consecutive Year in 2022 EdTech Awards

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 04/05/2022 - 06:25
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #EdTechAwards--The EdTech Awards program has selected STEMscopes NGSS 3D from Accelerate Learning as the winner of the Cool Tool Award in the STEM (science, tech, engineering, math) solution category for the second year in a row. In addition, STEMscopes NGSS 3D, STEMscopes Math, and STEMscopes DIVE-in Engineering were named finalists for 2022 Cool Tool Awards in several different categories. Celebrating its 12th year, the U.S.-based EdTech Awards program is the world’s largest recogn
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Beaverton School District Benefits from PowerSchool Solutions for Optimized K-12 Enterprise Resource Planning

Nref Businesswire - Mon, 04/04/2022 - 18:21
FOLSOM, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PowerSchool (NYSE: PWSC), the leading provider of cloud-based software for K-12 education in North America, today announced that Beaverton School District (BSD) in Washington County, Oregon is opting to extend its use of PowerSchool Unified Administration™ BusinessPlus after benefitting from using the solution for its K-12 enterprise resource planning needs. Since implementing BusinessPlus, BSD has been able to reduce paper-based processes, automate workflows, a
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University of Phoenix College of Doctoral Studies Releases Whitepaper on the Impact of COVID-19 on Navigating Workplace

Nref Businesswire - Mon, 04/04/2022 - 15:21
PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--University of Phoenix College of Doctoral Studies announces the release of a whitepaper exploring how the COVID-19 pandemic engendered disruption financially, psychologically, and to employees’ careers, and offers practical advice to leaders and workers: “Navigating the Industry Workplace During COVID-19: Renegotiating Proximity.” The whitepaper, authored by Amy Preiss, Ph.D., LPC, examines how the COVID-19 pandemic prompted significant employment shifts worldwide. Mil
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Verbum Dei High School Announces New President, Fr. Travis Russell, S.J.

Nref Businesswire - Mon, 04/04/2022 - 12:20
WATTS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Verbum Dei High School, a private Jesuit college preparatory school for young men and a member of the Cristo Rey network, announced today that Fr. Travis Russell, S.J. will become Verbum Dei’s next President in June 2022 following the upcoming retirement of current President, Fr. Stephen Privett, S.J. The decision to hire Fr. Russell was approved by the school’s Board of Directors following the unanimous recommendation by a Search Committee formed in the Fall of
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Ramsey Solutions and Borrowed Future, LLC Honor Teachers With Appreciation Giveaway for National Financial Literacy Month

Nref Businesswire - Mon, 04/04/2022 - 06:19
NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--RAMSEY SOLUTIONS AND BORROWED FUTURE, LLC HONOR TEACHERS WITH APPRECIATION GIVEAWAY FOR NATIONAL FINANCIAL LITERACY MONTH
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Arco Releases its 2021 ESG Report

Nref Businesswire - Thu, 03/31/2022 - 21:08
SÃO PAULO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Arco Platform Limited, or Arco (Nasdaq: ARCE), today released its 2021 Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report, updating its main metrics, detailing its 2025 Goals and main projects to achieve. Arco’s goals and indicators follows the three material pillars defined in 2021: Promote the Impact on Education and Focus on People through a Strong and Sustainable Structure. For 2022, the company main focus will be on: measuring the evolution in learning in its par
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Cristo Rey Dallas Appoints Admiral Patrick M. Walsh, Ph.D. as President

Nref Businesswire - Thu, 03/31/2022 - 12:05
DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Cristo Rey Dallas Board of Directors today announced the appointment of Patrick M. Walsh, Ph.D., Admiral US Navy, Ret. as president of Cristo Rey Dallas, a leading Catholic college prep high school located in the Pleasant Grove area of the city, effective April 15, 2022. As a nationally recognized military, business and education leader over the past four decades, Admiral Walsh brings extensive leadership experience to the role, including a 34-year decorated career
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Offensive Security Unveils Learn Fundamentals Training Program

Nref Businesswire - Wed, 03/30/2022 - 12:03
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Offensive Security, the leading provider of hands-on cybersecurity training and certification, today announced the launch of Learn Fundamentals, the company’s first entry-level training program. Designed to give beginners a foundational understanding of basic cybersecurity skills, Learn Fundamentals will help organizations identify and develop new cybersecurity talent in the face of a shortfall of nearly 3 million skilled cybersecurity workers. The program further exp
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Cambium Learning Group Recognizes Three Exceptional Teachers for its 2022 Essential Educator Awards

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 03/29/2022 - 11:57
DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cambium Learning® Group, a leading provider of award-winning education technology and services for PreK-12 markets, today announced the winners of its second annual Essential Educators Awards. During ongoing uncertainty caused by the pandemic, the Essential Educator Awards recognize teachers who surpassed expectations in their commitment to helping students and their communities. The award program aligns with Cambium’s purpose of helping all teachers and students feel s
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Take Charge of Your Education and Your Future: Destinations Career Academy of Georgia Now Enrolling

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 03/29/2022 - 11:57
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Enrollment is now open for the 2022-2023 school year at Destinations Career Academy of Georgia (GADCA), a full-time, online public school program for students in grades 6-8. Authorized by the State Charter Schools Commission of Georgia, GADCA will serve middle school students starting in August, with plans to grow by grade level each year to eventually serve grades 6-12. GADCA will provide students with a standards-aligned curriculum facilitated by Georgia-certified te
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Afficient Academy’s AI-Powered Learning Technology Disrupts K-12 Education

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 03/29/2022 - 08:57
SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #AI--Afficient Academy’s AI-Powered Learning Technology Disrupts K-12 Education.
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New Study Confirms Parent Confidence on the Rebound as Parents Look to the Future of Child Care and Work

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 03/29/2022 - 08:57
PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--KinderCare's latest Parent Confidence Report shows that both parent confidence and stress levels are at an all-time high.
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NYU Stern Launches Master of Science in Fintech, Building on Trailblazing Foundation

Nref Businesswire - Mon, 03/28/2022 - 14:54
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New York University Stern School of Business today announced the launch of a global, one-year, part-time Master of Science in Fintech Program to provide working professionals the skills and knowledge to lead in the increasingly technological finance sector. NYU Stern was among the first business schools to pioneer fintech education in 2014 and is the highest-ranked U.S. business school to offer an MS in Fintech (MSFT). The first class will start in May 2023. The new p
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National Science Teaching Association Names 2022 Recipients of its Awards Program

Nref Businesswire - Mon, 03/28/2022 - 11:54
ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #NSTA--NSTA announced the recipients of its 2022 Teacher Awards program.
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Dr. J. Luke Wood to Be Closing Keynote Speaker for University of Phoenix Inclusive Leadership Summit and Career Fair

Nref Businesswire - Fri, 03/25/2022 - 23:46
PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--University of Phoenix is pleased to announce J. Luke Wood, Ph.D., as the closing keynote speaker of the University’s first annual Inclusive Leadership Summit and Career Fair, April 12-15, 2022. The free, virtual event is open to the public and focused on helping participants develop diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) skills as inclusive leaders and will provide opportunities for networking connection and employment. Wood’s closing keynote speech is titl
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Schools in the Middle East, Africa, and Asia Benefit from PowerSchool Solutions

Nref Businesswire - Thu, 03/24/2022 - 17:39
FOLSOM, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PowerSchool (NYSE: PWSC), the leading provider of cloud-based software for K-12 education in North America, today announced that more than a half-dozen international schools as part of Esol Education are continuing to use PowerSchool solutions for improved digitization of records, assessment delivery, and enrollment processes. Multiple schools under the umbrella of Esol Education are increasing their adoption of PowerSchool solutions including PowerSchool Unifie
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Accomplished Medical School Leader and Educator Dr. Pedro L. Delgado Named Dean of American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine

Nref Businesswire - Wed, 03/23/2022 - 17:34
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pedro L. Delgado, M.D., a medical school leader known for his expertise in research and education, has been named dean of American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine (AUC), effective immediately. In addition to being widely published, Delgado brings 35 years of experience in leading academic medical programs, including most recently serving as acting dean of AUC. At AUC, Delgado will advance the institution’s mission of educating tomorrow’s physicians, whos
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Exelon STEM Leadership Academy Opens Applications for 2022 Session, Announces Return to In-Person Learning

Nref Businesswire - Wed, 03/23/2022 - 11:34
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Exelon Foundation, in collaboration with Exelon Corporation (Nasdaq: EXC), announced the return this summer of in-person learning for the fifth annual Exelon Foundation STEM Leadership Academy, which was launched in 2018 to encourage young women to pursue careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). Sessions will take place in Philadelphia (July 10-15), the Washington, D.C./Baltimore area (July 17-22) and Chicago (July 31-Aug. 5). Applications for t
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Take Charge of Your Future: New West Virginia Virtual Academy Now Enrolling

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 03/22/2022 - 11:31
CHARLESTON, W.Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)---- $LRN #NewOnlineSchool--Enrollment is now open for the 2022-2023 school year at West Virginia Virtual Academy (WVVA), a new full-time, public-school program for students in grades K-10. Authorized by the West Virginia Professional Charter School Board, WVVA will serve students starting in the fall of this year with plans to grow by grade level each year to eventually serve grades K-12. WVVA will provide students with a standards-aligned curriculum facilitated by West Virginia-certif
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Marian University Launches New K-12 Private School, Offers Flexible, Faith-Based Learning Across Indiana

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 03/22/2022 - 08:31
INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Indiana families looking for a flexible, faith-based learning experience can now enroll in Marian University Preparatory School, a new virtual/hybrid, K-12 education option founded by Marian University and powered by Stride, Inc. (NYSE: LRN) – the nation’s leading provider of innovative, high-quality and tech-enabled education solutions. “At Marian University Preparatory School (MU Prep), we believe all students deserve to master what they love and learn as they l
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