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National Water Safety Month Kicks off Summer Swim Season

Mon, 05/02/2022 - 11:20
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Big Blue Swim School shares top water safety tips for a safe and confident summer in honor of National Water Safety Month.
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Stride Partners with Hallmark to #TeachLuv

Mon, 05/02/2022 - 08:20
HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--To honor the herculean efforts of the nation’s teachers, Stride, Inc. (NYSE: LRN) is partnering with Hallmark Cards, Inc. for a special Teacher Appreciation Week initiative. Beginning this month and continuing throughout the year, Stride is championing various teacher-led achievements, activities, and programs nationwide. The company is launching a new online resource hub for its estimated 6 million unique annual website visitors. Additionally, Hallmark is providi
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Coke Florida Expands Investment in Sustainability-Focused Workshops for Florida K-12 Educators

Fri, 04/29/2022 - 17:07
TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #CokeFlorida--Coca-Cola Beverages Florida, LLC (Coke Florida) extends funding for Sustainability Superheroes, a professional development program that provides extensive sustainability training, mentorship, and resources for secondary school educators, across Coke Florida’s 47-county Florida footprint. Coke Florida, the third-largest privately held and the sixth-largest independent Coca-Cola bottler in the United States serving 21 million Florida consumers, is devoted to operatin
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Veritas Preparatory Charter School Improves Performance Monitoring and Curriculum Development Capabilities through PowerSchool Solutions

Fri, 04/29/2022 - 14:07
FOLSOM, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PowerSchool (NYSE: PWSC), the leading provider of cloud-based software for K-12 education in North America, today announced Veritas Preparatory Charter School (VPCS) in Springfield, MA has seen improvements from the utilization of PowerSchool solutions to monitor student and educator performance and expand personalized curriculum development capabilities. Through PowerSchool Student Information System (SIS), PowerSchool Enrollment, PowerSchool eCollect Forms, Po
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Barnes & Noble Education and Mississippi State University to Launch Bulldog Bundle, a BNC First Day® Complete Program to Enhance Student Success

Fri, 04/29/2022 - 11:06
BASKING RIDGE, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Barnes & Noble Education and Mississippi State University to Launch Bulldog Bundle, a BNC First Day® Complete Program to Enhance Student Success
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Stride, Inc. Gives Summer Camp an Esports Spin with LeagueSpot and Cloud9 Training Grounds Partnership

Thu, 04/28/2022 - 11:03
HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #esports--Stride, Inc. (NYSE: LRN)—the nation’s leading online and blended learning program provider—is teaming up with esports and gaming education platform LeagueSpot and comprehensive esports player development program Cloud9 Training Grounds to deliver a free esports camps and events for students across the U.S. this summer. The collaboration offers an engaging esports and educational experience for students ages 8-18. Utilizing privacy and data security technology, Str
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National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and Goodwill Industries Announce Groundbreaking Collaboration to Provide Certifications for Aspiring Fitness Professionals

Thu, 04/28/2022 - 11:03
GILBERT, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #fitness--The National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), a world leader in fitness certifications, announced a collaboration to offer the first-ever fitness certification program through the Academy at Goodwill Industries of Michiana. NASM’s support comes from their Academic Partnership program, combining industry-preferred certification curriculum with hands-on application to successfully prepare students for gainful employment. The program length will be 10 to 14 weeks
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Bright Horizons Named to Forbes’ List of America’s Best Employers for Diversity for Third Consecutive Year

Tue, 04/26/2022 - 16:56
NEWTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--For the third consecutive year, Bright Horizons (NYSE: BFAM) has been named to Forbes’ List of America’s Best Employers for Diversity. Out of the 500 employers that were included on this year’s prestigious list, Bright Horizons earned a spot in the top 80. “We are honored to be recognized by Forbes for our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion,” said Bright Horizons Chief People and Inclusion Officer Felicia Robinson. “At Bright Horizons, it is our respo
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The Workshop at Macy’s Returns With 2022 Class and Enhanced Programming

Tue, 04/26/2022 - 13:56
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Workshop at Macy’s, the retail industry’s longest running retail development program for underrepresented brands, provides up-and-coming businesses with the tools, knowledge and access to resources to drive their enterprises to the next level, achieve business objectives and sustain growth. Designed by a consortium of experts from Macy’s and Babson College, the nation’s leading business school for entrepreneurship, the business development curriculum is created fo
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Sal Khan partners with Arizona State University to Launch New Online Global High School

Mon, 04/25/2022 - 16:53
TEMPE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Khan World School @ ASU Prep will open its virtual doors to enthusiastic 9th grade students from around the world in August 2022. This full-time online school will combine the expertise of Khan Lab School, Schoolhouse.world, and ASU Prep Digital in a unique model based on the principles of the book The One World Schoolhouse: Education Reimagined by Salman Khan, the founder of Khan Academy. The core principles include mastery-based learning, personalization of each
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Springboard and University of Maryland Global Campus Partner to Increase Pathways to Careers in High-Skill Fields

Mon, 04/25/2022 - 10:52
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Springboard, an online learning platform that helps prepare students for in-demand careers through mentor-guided courses and programs, has joined University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC), the nation’s largest online public university, in an alliance through which UMGC students can take Springboard courses in software engineering, cyber security and data analytics, with an additional three career tracks forthcoming. Students who complete Springboard’s six-month
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upGrad Partners With Golden Gate University - San Francisco to Continue Its Global Expansion

Mon, 04/25/2022 - 07:51
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #1School--upGrad partners with Golden Gate University - San Francisco to continue its global expansion.
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Securly Acquires Rhithm

Thu, 04/21/2022 - 16:36
SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Securly, Inc. (“Securly”), the student safety and wellness pioneer and a portfolio company of Golden Gate Capital, today announced that it has acquired Rhithm Inc. (“Rhithm”), in a transaction that will unite Rhithm’s best-in-class social, emotional, and mental wellness assessments, content, and insights with Securly’s whole-student success platform to provide K-12 schools with the first comprehensive student wellness solution. Founded in February 2019 and hea
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Neuhaus Education Center Appoints Chief Academic Officer

Wed, 04/20/2022 - 19:28
BELLAIRE, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #Neuhaus--Neuhaus Education Center, a non-profit educational organization dedicated to promoting reading success for all, announced the promotion of Dr. Allison Peck to the newly created position of Chief Academic Officer, effective April 11, 2022. With Peck’s promotion, she will oversee professional development for teachers and leaders in public, charter, and private school systems across the country. In addition, Dr. Peck will be responsible for the incubation and grow
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KinderCare Becomes First National Early Childcare Education Provider to Achieve WELL Health-Safety Rating

Wed, 04/20/2022 - 10:26
PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--KinderCare achieves WELL Health-Safety rating, reaffirming commitment to ensuring the highest possible health and safety standards in the sector
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Capella University Announces Reaccreditation of Master of Social Work Program

Wed, 04/20/2022 - 07:26
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Capella University announces that the Council on Social Work Education has reaffirmed its Master of Social Work program’s accreditation through 2030.
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Stride’s Career Learning Business Continues to Drive Growth

Tue, 04/19/2022 - 19:25
HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Stride, Inc. (NYSE: LRN), one of the nation’s leading technology-based education companies, today announced its results for the third fiscal quarter ended March 31, 2022. Third Quarter Fiscal 2022 Highlights Compared to 2021 Revenue of $421.7 million, compared with $392.1 million, driven by strong enrollment trends, continued growth in Adult Learning, and increases in revenue per enrollment. Income from operations of $60.6 million, compared with $38.6 million, due
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Ocean Visions Taps Stride, Inc. to Power Sustainability Education

Tue, 04/19/2022 - 10:23
HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #climatechange--To support the goals of the United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development, Stride, Inc. (NYSE: LRN) announced today it is partnering with Ocean Visions, a nonprofit network of leading research and academic institutions, to introduce students around the globe to its Global Ecosystem for Ocean Solutions Decade Programme (GEOS) through the gaming platform Minecraft©. Endorsed by the U.N. in June 2021, GEOS is establishing a global community of re
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Carnegie Learning Appoints Doug McCollum as New Chief Product Officer

Tue, 04/19/2022 - 10:23
PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #edtech--Carnegie Learning, a leader in artificial intelligence for K-12 education and formative assessment, today announced accomplished product leader Doug McCollum as Chief Product Officer. With McCollum at the helm of a rapidly expanding product portfolio, Carnegie Learning continues to strengthen its mission of shaping the future of learning by delivering groundbreaking solutions to education’s toughest challenges. Prior to joining Carnegie Learning, McCollum developed
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AIAA, Estes Industries, and NSTA Launch New Aerospace Education Initiative, Exploration Generation

Mon, 04/18/2022 - 13:20
ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AIAA, Estes, and NSTA unveil a new aerospace education initiative, Exploration Generation, to provide free instructional resources to K-12 educators.
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