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From Classrooms to Careers: Stride Launches New Tools to Connect Future-Ready Students with Employers

Nref Businesswire - Wed, 02/09/2022 - 10:30
HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Stride, Inc. (NYSE: LRN) is bridging the gap between young talent and innovative hiring companies with the launch of its High School Internship Search Tool and Employer Resource Center. The career development tools will connect high school students to new experiences and will give employers the support and guidance they need to design and implement a robust high school internship program. According to the 2020 Naviance Pathways Survey, more than 80 percent of high
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Springboard Launches 12-Week Tech Sales Bootcamp to Train Students for High-Pay Sales Roles

Nref Businesswire - Wed, 02/09/2022 - 10:30
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Springboard, an online learning platform preparing students for in-demand careers through comprehensive, human-guided programs, has announced that enrollments are now open for its new Tech Sales Bootcamp, the first-of-its-kind from a high-profile learning platform and a new pathway for non-tech workers to enter high-pay, high-demand tech careers. Tech sales is a rapidly growing industry that offers high-paying, exciting careers, often with high-growth enterprise
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Pandemic or Not, the Future of Learning is Hybrid

Nref Businesswire - Wed, 02/09/2022 - 10:30
HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #education--After two years of pandemic-driven decisions and constant instructional adjustments, school administrators recognize the benefits of hybrid learning but express doubts about their own readiness to implement effective online instruction in the face of long-standing barriers. In a recent national survey conducted by Stride, Inc. (NYSE: LRN), 86% of superintendents, principals, and other school leaders said that online learning can complement traditional face-to-face
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T-Mobile Makes $2.5M Donation Aimed at Opening Doors to Equitable Economic and Educational Opportunities for Young Adults

Nref Businesswire - Wed, 02/09/2022 - 10:30
BELLEVUE, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Inspired by Black innovators who have forged pathways to success for their community, today, on the first day of Black History Month, T-Mobile (NASDAQ: TMUS) announced a significant $2.5 million donation through its Magenta Scholars program to support the next generation of diverse leaders who will carry on that legacy. T-Mobile’s $2.5 million donation will support the Thurgood Marshall College Fund’s scholarships for students attending historically Black colle
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Brooklyn College’s Murray Koppelman School of Business Working with Aon and The Spencer Educational Foundation to Help Support Diversity in Business

Nref Businesswire - Wed, 02/09/2022 - 10:30
BROOKLYN, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #business--Business students will learn risk management through lectures, internships and an Aon/Spencer Educational Foundation Course Development Grant.
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U.S. K-12 Tutoring Jumps 1,000% as Parents Look to Equip Kids With Stronger Math Skills

Nref Businesswire - Wed, 02/09/2022 - 10:30
BENGALURU, India--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #K12education--Beginning in 2020, approximately 1 in 5 upper-income parents turned to outside support to help their children with K-12 learning1. That number continues to increase. Especially concerning for parents is the widening math gap, where U.S. students continue to fall behind. With the gap greater for under-represented populations, tutoring brands are now looking to even the playing field so students and families of all abilities and income levels can access the same
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Learning Alliance and T-Mobile Celebrate the First Year of the NextTech Diversity Program

Nref Businesswire - Wed, 02/09/2022 - 10:30
TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #CareerPlacement--Learning Alliance Corporation today shared highlights from the first year of the NextTech Diversity Program.
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Rise Vision Wins Tech & Learning Best of 2021 Awards of Excellence

Nref Businesswire - Wed, 02/09/2022 - 10:30
WICHITA, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #digitalsignage--Rise Vision, a leading provider of digital signage for the K12 education industry, has won in the Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence: Best of 2021 Primary Education category. Tech & Learning’s judges deemed Rise Vision as a standout for supporting teaching and learning in 2021. This annual contest focuses on outstanding products that supported education this past year no matter the learning environment, whether face-to-face, remote, or anything in betwe
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Springboard and UMass Global Launch a Four-Program Technical Skills Online Learning Partnership

Nref Businesswire - Mon, 01/31/2022 - 07:05
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Springboard, an online learning platform preparing students for in-demand careers through comprehensive, mentor-led programs, and the University of Massachusetts Global (UMass Global) today announced a four-program partnership with tracks in Cybersecurity, Data Analytics, Data Science, and Software Engineering. The partnership is Springboard’s largest to date. With a direct focus on working adults and non-traditional students, the partnership aims to prepare indi
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Hootsuite Helps Pave the Way Towards Tech Careers for Underrepresented Canadian Youth

Nref Businesswire - Thu, 01/27/2022 - 18:45
VANCOUVER, British Columbia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hootsuite, the global leader in social media management, has partnered with NPower Canada, a non-profit workforce development initiative that equips underrepresented job seekers across Canada for in-demand tech careers, to bring digital education and curriculum to 1,100 NPower Canada program participants. NPower Canada offers tech-training programs and IT certifications in Alberta, Ontario, and Nova Scotia for young adults 17-30 years old at no cost
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University of California Riverside Teams Up with Circuit Stream to Provide XR Courses

Nref Businesswire - Thu, 01/27/2022 - 12:45
RIVERSIDE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The University of California Riverside (UCR) University Extension Professional Studies and Circuit Stream, an XR education provider, have announced a collaboration that will offer XR courses to Los Angeles learners. These new courses will equip professionals with the skills needed to get started in the high growth field of immersive technology. The partnership brings Circuit Stream's courses to Southern California, the entertainment capital of the world and a
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Basketball Coaches Association of Tennessee Adds Ballogy As Strategic Technology Partner

Nref Businesswire - Thu, 01/27/2022 - 12:45
AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #BCAT--Tennessee high school basketball coaches will now be able to track player development and overall team progress using Ballogy.
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Age of Learning and Galaxy Education Announce Partnership to Launch ABCmouse English in Vietnam

Nref Businesswire - Thu, 01/27/2022 - 09:45
LOS ANGELES & HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Age of Learning, Inc., leading education technology innovator and creator of the widely popular ABCmouse online learning program, and Galaxy Education, a subsidiary of Galaxy Entertainment & Education Corporation in Vietnam, today announced a partnership to launch ABCmouse English in Vietnam. The new partnership joins Age of Learning’s education technology expertise with Galaxy Education’s deep market knowledge and extensive network
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Ronnie Screwvala & Indu Shahani Come Together to Form India’s Premier SkillTech University - ATLAS

Nref Businesswire - Thu, 01/27/2022 - 09:45
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #ATLAS--Ronnie Screwvala & Indu Shahani come together to form India’s Premier SkillTech University - ATLAS.
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Independent Study Finds that Amplify Science Has Significant Positive Impact on Student Learning

Nref Businesswire - Wed, 01/26/2022 - 12:44
BROOKLYN, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Amplify, a publisher of next-generation curriculum and assessment programs, announced today that a gold-standard independent study led by the nonprofit research, development, and service agency WestEd, and with funding support by the National Science Foundation, found promising evidence that the Amplify Science middle school curriculum has a significant positive impact on student learning. WestEd researchers found that: The estimated impact was statistically sig
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Aldine Independent School District Selects PowerSchool Solutions for Increased District-Wide Interoperability

Nref Businesswire - Wed, 01/26/2022 - 12:44
FOLSOM, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PowerSchool (NYSE: PWSC), the leading provider of cloud-based software for K-12 education, today announced that Aldine Independent School District (ISD) in Harris County, Texas uses PowerSchool solutions for managing district-wide operations through its cohesive, network of solutions. Aldine ISD utilizes PowerSchool’s PowerSchool eSchoolPlus SIS, PowerSchool Unified Talent, Unified Classroom® Schoology Learning and Performance Matters platforms to streamline per
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Age of Learning Launches My Reading Academy to Support Equitable Learning in Schools

Nref Businesswire - Wed, 01/26/2022 - 09:44
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Age of Learning, Inc., leading education technology innovator and creator of the widely popular ABCmouse online learning program, today announced the launch of My Reading Academy, an expansion of Age of Learning School Solutions’ mastery programs. My Reading Academy was specifically developed to support ongoing efforts of teachers and administrators to provide equitable instruction and accelerate learning for all students. Grounded in the Science of Reading and cog
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