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OneMain Financial and EVERFI Bring Financial Education to High School Students Nationwide

Mon, 02/14/2022 - 10:51
NEW YORK & WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OneMain Financial, the leader in offering nonprime customers responsible access to credit, and EVERFI, the nation’s leading social impact education innovator, today announced a new national credit education program for high school students. Credit Worthy by OneMain Financial is a digital curriculum made possible through the Company’s $4 million multi-year commitment and will be used in at least 1,500 schools across the country by the end of 2022. The Cred
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PowerSchool Announces Webinar With Leading Organization CASEL on Social and Emotional Learning Best Practices

Thu, 02/10/2022 - 16:33
FOLSOM, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PowerSchool, the leading provider of cloud-based software for K-12 education in North America, announced it will host a webinar focused on supporting whole-child instruction. The live webinar, titled: “Supporting Whole-Child Instruction with Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) in the Classroom and Beyond” will be co-presented by Melissa Schlinger, Vice President of Practice and Programs at The Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL), a
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Frog Street Names Lee Ramsayer as CEO

Wed, 02/09/2022 - 19:31
DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Frog Street, a leading provider of comprehensive early childhood education solutions, has named Lee Ramsayer, formerly EVP Global Sales at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, as Chief Executive Officer. Ramsayer will succeed Ron Chase, who will be retiring and will remain actively involved with the business as a member of the Board of Directors. “With the completion of our most successful year in the company’s history and achieving sales growth of over 120%, we are excited to en
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First Generation Investors Partners with Ares Management Corporation

Wed, 02/09/2022 - 13:31
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--First Generation Investors (“FGI”), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides high school students in underserved communities with the knowledge and skills to thrive in the investment economy, today announced a partnership with Ares Management Corporation (“Ares”), a leading global alternative investment manager. Through this partnership, Ares will support FGI chapters at Boston College, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard College, New York Universi
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The Goddard School Named to Entrepreneur’s ‘Franchise 500®’ and ‘Top 10 Children’s Franchises’ for More Than Two Decades

Wed, 02/09/2022 - 10:30
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #childcare--The Goddard School Named to Entrepreneur’s ‘Franchise 500®’ and ‘Top 10 Children’s Franchises’ for More Than Two Decades
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YR Media Receives Grant for Initiative to Expand Curriculum Development Integrating Youth-Driven Content that Promotes School Well-Being

Wed, 02/09/2022 - 10:30
OAKLAND, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #YRMedia--YR Media Receives Grant for Initiative to Expand Curriculum Development Integrating Youth-Driven Content that Promotes School Well-Being
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Tech Elevator to Transform Tech Careers With New Part-Time Bootcamp

Wed, 02/09/2022 - 10:30
CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tech Elevator, a leading technology training provider helping individuals and companies gain in-demand skills for the modern workforce, is now enrolling students for its first-ever part-time program. The national coding bootcamp – a Stride, Inc. company (NYSE: LRN) – has adapted its industry-aligned, full-stack curriculum to a part-time live remote offering—providing a flexible and achievable path to rewarding careers for working adults. “While we may be in the midst
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Women’s Entrepreneurship Accelerator Welcomes International Telecommunication Union as New UN Partner in Bridging the Digital Gender Divide

Wed, 02/09/2022 - 10:30
NEW YORK & GENEVA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A landmark McKinsey Global Institute report finds that $12 trillion could be added to global GDP by 2025 if underserved women around the world are given access to crucial digital skills education. This alarming gap informed the Women’s Entrepreneurship Accelerator’s (WEA) latest partnership with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), a specialized agency of the United Nations for information and communication technologies. Together, WEA and ITU plan
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Jefferson-Clarion Head Start, Inc. Continues Partnership With PA Poet on Next Children’s Book Launch

Wed, 02/09/2022 - 10:30
BROOKVILLE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Jefferson-Clarion Head Start, Inc., a 501(c)(3) announces that it will continue its development and educational partnership to provide PA poet and marketing entrepreneur, Pam Selker Rak’s children’s books and lesson curriculum to children in its bi-county classrooms. The next book that will launch under this partnership is “Pam/Anne Restaurant,” the third in a series by Rak. The book will officially launch on Mother’s Day weekend and plans for book-signing
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Stride, Inc. Addresses Mental Health Challenges Among Nation’s Youth

Wed, 02/09/2022 - 10:30
HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A recent U.S. Surgeon General’s Advisory urges “a swift and coordinated response” that addresses the growing mental health challenges among our country’s students. Both before and amid the COVID-19 pandemic, school counselors have been an integral part of this work. In recognition of National School Counseling Week and to raise awareness of vital health and wellness programs at the K–12 level across the country, Stride, Inc. (NYSE: LRN)—the nation’s leading provid
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CORRECTING and REPLACING Maine Virtual Academy Now Accepting Enrollments for 2022-2023 School Year

Wed, 02/09/2022 - 10:30
AUGUSTA, Maine--(BUSINESS WIRE)---- $LRN #mainevirtual--Please replace the release dated January 31, 2022 with the following corrected version due to multiple revisions. The updated release reads: MAINE VIRTUAL ACADEMY NOW ACCEPTING ENROLLMENTS FOR 2022-2023 SCHOOL YEAR After an academic year like no other, Maine Virtual Academy (MEVA), a full-time online public-school academy serving students in grades 7-12 throughout the state, is welcoming students to enroll for the 2022-2023 school year. MEVA provides safe, alter
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Arco Complements Its Supplemental Portfolio With the Acquisition of PGS and Mentes do Amanhã

Wed, 02/09/2022 - 10:30
SÃO PAULO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Arco Platform Limited, or Arco (Nasdaq: ARCE) today announced that it has acquired in Brazil the following solutions from Pearson Education do Brasil Ltda.: (i) PGS: a K-12 bilingual courseware and teaching methodology, previously known as Pearson Global School; and (ii) Mentes do Amanhã (“Mentes”): a K-12 supplemental solution focused on 21st century skills (social-emotional learning, financial literacy, and technology) This transaction broadens Arco’s supplemental
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StrataTech Education Group Launches New Training Solution to Reskill and Upskill the Skilled Trades

Wed, 02/09/2022 - 10:30
PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--StrataTech Education Group launches StrataSkills, a new training solution to reskill and upskill the skilled trades.
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The Possible Zone Appoints Jody Cornish as New Chief Strategy and Advancement Officer

Wed, 02/09/2022 - 10:30
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Possible Zone (TPZ) today announced the appointment of Jody Cornish as Chief Strategy and Advancement Officer.
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Yum! Brands, the University of Louisville and Howard University Introduce First-Ever Franchise Accelerator Fellowship to Advance Underrepresented People of Color and Women MBA Talent in Franchising

Wed, 02/09/2022 - 10:30
LOUISVILLE, Ky. & WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Yum! Brands, the University of Louisville and Howard University introduce Franchise Accelerator Fellowship to advance diversity in franchising
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Nucamp Experiences Rapid Growth as it Disrupts Coding Bootcamp Market

Wed, 02/09/2022 - 10:30
BELLEVUE, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nucamp, a leading provider of affordable coding bootcamps nationwide, announces rapid growth as it continues to upend the traditional bootcamp market.
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From Classrooms to Careers: Stride Launches New Tools to Connect Future-Ready Students with Employers

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

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

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

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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