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Burns & McDonnell and PLTW Announce Three Year Investment in STEM Opportunities for Students

Mon, 04/18/2022 - 10:20
KANSAS CITY, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #PLTWProud--Burns & McDonnell today announced their commitment to giving $1.5 million over the next three years to implement Project Lead The Way (PLTW) programs with 100 percent of the donation going directly to schools across the United States. Over the last 25 years, PLTW has transformed the learning experience of millions of PreK-12 students and their teachers throughout the country by providing real-world STEM-based curriculum in engineering, computer science, an
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GigXR and ANIMA RES Partner to Scale Mixed Reality Anatomy Content for Healthcare Learners Globally

Thu, 04/14/2022 - 13:03
LOS ANGELES & BONN, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GigXR, a global provider of eXtended Reality (XR) solutions for healthcare training, and ANIMA RES, leading 3D medical animation and interactive virtual reality (VR), mixed reality (MR) and augmented reality (AR) specialist, announced today that they have partnered to deliver XR training to higher education and healthcare institutions. The partnership will integrate ANIMA RES’ award-winning Insight Series into the GigXR Immersive Learning Platform t
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Lexia Learning to Present at American Educational Research Association: Supporting Struggling Readers: Challenges and Strategies for Educators

Thu, 04/14/2022 - 10:02
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WHAT: Virtual session for teachers and content specialists working with adolescent students WHO: Julie Russ Harris, Ed.M., curriculum manager at Lexia Learning Paul Macaruso, Ph.D., psychology professor and senior research consultant at Lexia Learning WHEN: Saturday April 23 at 4:15-5:15 PM PT REGISTER: https://www.aera.net/Events-Meetings/2022-Annual-Meeting/2022-Annual-Meeting-Registration The U.S. education system has had limited success helping students from histori
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Labster Engages Learning Experience Design Research Team to Build K-12 ESSA Evidence Portfolio

Thu, 04/14/2022 - 10:02
COPENHAGEN & BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Labster (www.labster.com), the world's leading platform for virtual labs and interactive science, has engaged LXD Research (www.LXDResearch.com), a division of Charles River Media Group, LLC, to conduct third-party independent studies on Labster K-12 education technology (EdTech) products. Educators across the country are striving to align their instructional plans with the requirements of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), the main federal law governin
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Powhatan County Public Schools Utilizes PowerSchool to Optimize Districtwide Curriculum and Talent Management Capabilities

Wed, 04/13/2022 - 21:59
FOLSOM, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PowerSchool (NYSE: PWSC), the leading provider of cloud-based software for K-12 education in North America, today announced Powhatan County Public Schools (PCPS) in Powhatan County, Virginia has renewed PowerSchool Unified Classroom® Schoology Learning, PowerSchool Unified Classroom® Performance Matters, PowerSchool Student Information System (SIS), and PowerSchool Unified Talent™ for the academic year. Stemming from the district’s positive and frictionless expe
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Amazon to Award 250 High School Seniors From Underserved Communities College Scholarships to Study Computer Science

Wed, 04/13/2022 - 12:59
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #AmazonFutureEngineer--Amazon awards $10 million in college scholarships to 250 high school seniors from underserved and historically underrepresented communities.
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Goddard Systems, Inc. Welcomes Dr. Lauren Starnes as Senior Vice President and Chief Academic Officer

Mon, 04/11/2022 - 09:52
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Goddard Systems, Inc. (GSI), franchisor of The Goddard School, has appointed Dr. Lauren Starnes as senior vice president and chief academic officer, effective immediately. In this newly established role, Starnes will be responsible for leading the development of The Goddard School’s proprietary education program, driving research-based innovation and implementing new accreditation standards across the franchise system. Starnes joins GSI with more than 20 y
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EdReports Announces IM K–5 Math Certified by Illustrative Mathematics Meets Expectations Across All Three Gateways

Fri, 04/08/2022 - 06:35
TUCSON, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #K12--Math curricula offered by IM Certified Partners Imagine Learning and Kendall Hunt earn high marks from nonprofit EdReports latest independent review.
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Product Faculty is Rated the No. 1 Course for Senior Product Managers - Third Year in a Row

Thu, 04/07/2022 - 12:35
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As more companies outside tech build products for the digital era, the demand for product managers is growing, and the role they play is becoming increasingly complex. Product managers are pivotal in weaving together different functions, across engineering, design, and more, to drive the success of projects. Becoming a seasoned product manager requires building an advanced skillset; anticipating future technology trends to support decision making, and blending in
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Fidelity Expands Its Next Gen Financial Education Efforts Through New Collaboration with The FIVE Network

Thu, 04/07/2022 - 09:33
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As we recognize National Financial Literacy Month, Fidelity Investments® today announced a new relationship with The FIVE Network as its latest effort in providing financial education and investing access to the next generation of investors. The FIVE Network leverages technology and mentorship to close the opportunity gap for talented high school students from under-resourced communities. Thousands of young people across 25+ states will participate in Fidelity’s financi
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Stride Inc. Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2022 Earnings Conference Call Details

Wed, 04/06/2022 - 18:30
HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Stride Inc. (NYSE: LRN) announced today it plans to discuss its third quarter fiscal year 2022 financial results during a conference call scheduled for Tuesday, April 19, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. eastern time (ET). A live webcast of the call will be available at https://events.q4inc.com/attendee/550949613. To participate in the live call, investors and analysts should dial (888) 210-2831 (domestic) or 1 (289) 514-2968 (international) at 4:45 p.m. ET. The conference ID nu
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ComEd Announces $450,000 to Launch Skilled Trades Program in Partnership with Four Chicago Catholic High Schools

Wed, 04/06/2022 - 15:30
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ComEd, in collaboration with Big Shoulders Fund and United Way Metro Chicago, today launched Powering Our Future – a new initiative that will expand skilled trades and STEM training at four Chicago Catholic high schools. To remove barriers to entry to energy and skilled trades careers, a new $450,000 investment by ComEd and parent company Exelon will pilot the program in schools located in historically underserved communities. Building on expansive STEM programming Com
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LingoAce Launches New English Language Learning Program, English Live

Tue, 04/05/2022 - 18:26
SINGAPORE & SAN MATEO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--LingoAce, a Singapore-headquartered global education technology company and leading Mandarin Chinese language learning platform, has launched their latest offering, English Live, leveraging its success in teaching Mandarin Chinese through its technology platform to now teach English. Through the development of industry leading Chinese language curriculum and products, LingoAce is applying those teaching concepts and methods to English Live. LingoA
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Ballogy and Sports Camps Canada Partner to Inspire Player Development

Tue, 04/05/2022 - 12:25
AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #BSA--Nike Basketball Camps will be incorporating the Ballogy Skills Assessment and development curriculum into their camps.
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STEMscopes NGSS 3D Wins STEM Solution Cool Tool Award for Second Consecutive Year in 2022 EdTech Awards

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

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

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.

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

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

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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