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LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- March 30, 2021 marked the 23rd anniversary of California Safe Schools (CSS), a celebrated children's environmental health and justice coalition, founded by Robina Suwol in 1998 after grade school students, including Robina's two sons, were sprayed with the herbicide Princep, as they headed to class.
Kids Read Now Mails Books to CA Students, Eliminates Learning Loss: Closing Opportunity Gap for California Students
VISTA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Kids Read Now is excited to partner with Guajome Park Academy to mail books directly to their students' homes over the summer. Guajome Park Academy is the first school district in California to partner with Kids Read Now to eliminate learning loss and close the opportunity gap for their students.
SAN JOSE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Lincoln Law School of San Jose is proud to announce that its newly designed website launched on January 25, 2021, after several months of working on its development. Their old site was perfectly functional, but this much-needed refresh will help students, potential students, faculty, and supporters to gain more from Lincoln's online presence.
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The COVID-19 pandemic has heightened many issues of inequity across our region. Vistamar School, an independent college preparatory day school serving grades 9-12, announced construction started this week on the Viking Commons, a new commercial kitchen and gathering space for the school.
Handwriting is Cool! 8th Annual Cursive is Cool Contest Adds Additional Prizes for Pandemic-Friendly Participation
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Cursive is Cool® contest will be held as usual this year after encouragement from teachers, parents and students, announced the American Handwriting Analysis Foundation today, despite some schools in the USA and Canada operating remotely, or using a hybrid model with in-person learning.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Dream A World Education®, a Los Angeles-based non-profit that delivers virtual and in-classroom arts-based social-emotional learning to young children, announced that their Secrets of the Heart™ TV program has been honored with an Academics' Choice Award.
Black My Business CEO Damon Tindall Launches Ambitious Post-Election Black Education Plan for African-Americans
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Damon Tindall, an Australian CEO and founder of Black My Business, just announced a major Crowdfunding initiative to help fund 1,000 full tuition African-American scholarships by December 25, 2020. In the wake of the Democrats' victory, Tindall has seized the opportunity to initiate meaningful action in support.
OverSightMD Successfully Pilots COVID-19 Tracking and Screening Solution with Tenafly Teen Summer Camp in NJ
MILPITAS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The OverSightMD COVID-19 tracking and screening solution was instrumental in providing a safe environment for campers and staff while demonstrating the benefits of routine wellness screenings. The Tenafly Teen Summer Camp in Tenafly, New Jersey deployed the OverSightMD COVID-19 solution prior to the first day of camp and was able to maintain a COVID-19 free camp for the duration of the summer camp schedule.
Mulberry School in Los Gatos CA Adopts OverSightMD COVID-19 Reopening Solution for Tracking and Screening
LOS GATOS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- OverSightMD is committed to ensuring schools across the country like Mulberry School in Los Gatos, California can safely reopen with its COVID-19 tracking and screening solution. OverSightMD has expanded its capabilities from serving front line healthcare workers to now supporting students, teachers, and staff at campuses of any size.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- As families transition from summer activities to virtual, in-person, or hybrid schooling this fall, many caregivers are concerned about providing their children with activities that are fun and educational. Green Kid Crafts, a subscription box service centered on STEAM and nature-based activities, launched their Kitchen Table STEAM program on September 2 to give families extra support this fall.
PASADENA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- College is a completely different world from High School. It can be a stressful and, at times, unhappy environment for those struggling to make the adjustment, says Live ADHD Free founder Carol Gignoux, M. Ed. For those students with ADHD, it may even be more so.
Edtech Startup, Talentnook goes nationwide offering curriculum support and homeschooling programs for K-12 students this Fall
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Talentnook, a California based ed-tech start-up, is offering parents and students affordable online homeschooling school curriculum supplement programs that can be started anytime from any location.
CORONA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- August 10th cannot come fast enough for those students interested in music, performing arts and academics. This is when The Young Americans College of the Performing Arts (yacollege.edu) reopens, bringing back opportunity for students to further their education and make the most of their chances for advancement in the arts.
SAN JOSE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Lincoln Law School of San Jose today announced their Flexible Online LLM and MLS in Intellectual Property, two new programs. Both the LLM IP and the MLS IP programs with a concentration on patents will be available starting this Fall semester 2020 starting in September.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A recent community-led effort to test San Francisco residents for COVID-19, including the unhoused populations in Bayview and Sunnydale/Visitacion Valley gave Bay Area Medical Academy (BAMA) phlebotomy students first-hand experience administering COVID-19 testing to underserved populations.
Cal State LA partners with Los Angeles Regional Food Bank, L.A. County for community food distribution during pandemic
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Cal State LA teamed up with partners from the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank and Los Angeles County to offer a free drive-thru food distribution Thursday to provide basic needs to communities served by the university.
BERKELEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Responding to the recent murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Reverend Ineda Adesanya, CEO, announced that the Chaplaincy Institute ("ChI") is committing to training student chaplains and equipping current chaplains with new tools for spiritual care of those harmed by injustice.
California’s Ed Tech Joint Powers Authority Contracts with Edupoint to Expedite Procurement of Synergy SIS
IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California's Ed Tech Joint Powers Authority (Ed Tech JPA) has contracted with Edupoint(R) Educational Systems to provide streamlined procurement of the company's market-leading Synergy(r) Student Information System (SIS) to Ed Tech JPA members under a consortium purchasing agreement, saving members time and resources while ensuring adherence with data privacy and public procurement laws.
Record Early Enrollment for Lower Extremity IEP Fellows, Residents & Young Surgeon 3rd Annual Course
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Magnifi Group, Inc. and Bespa Global, LLC, co-organizers of the program, announced today that despite the change of date for its 3rd Annual Lower Extremity IEP Fellows, Residents and Young Surgeons Course it is still experiencing record early registration. The course, originally scheduled for May 1-3 will take place from Nov. 6-8, 2020 at The Omni Downtown, Austin, Texas.
Magnifi Group announces Record Early Spine Fellows & Young Surgeon Enrollment for 10th Annual Spine IEP Course
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Magnifi Group, Inc., announced today it is experiencing record early registration for its 10th Annual Spine IEP Fellows & Young Surgeons' Course (Spine Interactive Educational Program). The course will be conducted November 20-22 at The Fairmont Hotel, Austin, Texas.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- March 30, 2020 marked the 22nd anniversary of California Safe Schools (CSS) a celebrated children's environmental health and justice coalition founded by Robina Suwol in 1998 after grade school students, including Robina's two sons, were sprayed with the herbicide Princep, as they headed to class.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Cal State LA researchers are joining the fight against COVID-19, developing tools that government officials and health care workers can use to make decisions during the global pandemic.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Dream A World Education, an LAUSD and Hawthorne School District provider of arts and social-emotional education working in areas of extreme poverty, has turned school closures into an opportunity to move their artists from classrooms to television and virtual recyclable programming.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Magnifi Group, Inc., a global leader in dynamic online training solutions through its FDA-Compliant Learn-WiseGo eLearning Platform, has released its COVID-19 course at no cost to its global client base and is available for public purchase.
Are Your Kids in Danger of Being Abused at School? Stop School Sexual Abuse (SSSA) Helps Parents Keep Their Kids Safe
SAN MATEO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Thousands of children every year are molested, used for pornography or otherwise sexually abused by teachers, coaches or other school employees - according to leading research, school employees sexually abuse one in ten students before the end of high school. New resources from Stop School Sexual Abuse (SSSA) help parents keep their kids safe.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Due to California school closures, and the need for many teachers and students to conduct learning remotely, Studies Weekly announced March 13 that it opened its online curriculum platform, Studies Weekly Online, free to all users.
BERKELEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Berkeley Coding Academy, a new computer science team of credentialed teachers, is offering summer camps to empower youth in Python Programming, Data Analytics, Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /CALIFORNIA NEWSWIRE/ -- Ensuring access to low-income students and supporting them through graduation is a central part of UC San Diego’s mission to help bridge the gap and improve the outcomes for all qualified students—regardless of family income.
ALISO VIEJO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Local Performing Arts School THE CENTER STAGE STUDIO (CSS) of Aliso Viejo, Calif. won a National Title & coveted "Sweepstakes Award" at "The Musical Theatre Competition of America" held at Disneyland California this past weekend making THE CENTER STAGE STUDIO one of the top Musical Theater Programs in the country.
LOS ANGELES /California Newswire/ -- Cal State LA has been selected to participate in a new statewide fellowship program for 2020 that encourages student dedication to community engagement and public service.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- For some it is a "secret code," for others it is simply cursive handwriting. The annual Cursive is Cool contests kick off on National Handwriting Day, celebrated around the world on Jan. 23 each year in honor of John Hancock's birthday, the American Handwriting Analysis Foundation announced today.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Kevin Melvin has joined the firm as Director of the firm's Southeast Charter School Practice.
California Student Aid Commission commends Gov. Newsom for a strong budget that invests in higher education access
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The California Student Aid Commission commends Governor Newsom and his Administration for a strong budget that invests in higher education access, affordability, and success. “We are pleased to lead a working group on student loan debt issues, including the critical need to perform outreach about financial aid grants and loan options,” said Catalina Cifuentes, Chair of the Commission.
OAKLAND, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Three university students who are aspiring educators have been awarded Galileo's 2019 Spark Innovation Scholarship. Each winning student will receive $1000 to apply to their own educational endeavors. This year's winners are Jessica Cheng (University of California, Berkeley), Leah Nadir (Scripps College) and Cloey Stump (University of Redlands).
Bay Area Medical Academy Apprenticeship Provides Effective Pathway for Kaiser Permanente Employees to Upgrade Their Job Skills
SAN JOSE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bay Area Medical Academy, SEIU UHW-West, and the SEIU-UHW & Joint Employer Education Fund (the Education Fund) have announced today that they have partnered to offer Medical Assistant Apprenticeship training to Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara employees.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Business Architecture Associates, Inc. (BAA) is pleased to announce its public, in-house, and online business architecture training options for 2020. BAA has trained industry professionals across the globe in all aspects of business architecture, enhancing their ability to deliver value to their organizations while advancing their professional skills.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Cal State LA recently marked the opening of a new center on urban sustainability with a symposium that explored key issues in the field. The new Sikand Center for Sustainable and Intelligent Infrastructure (Sikand SITI Center) was established through a five-year, $1.25 million gift from The Sikand Foundation to the university’s College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Unicheck, a versatile plagiarism and cheating prevention solution that helps educators worldwide create well-educated students, announced the launch of their advanced digital cheating detection, which spots intricate, tech-enabled cheating endeavors.
OAKLAND, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Galileo Learning, one of America's largest and fastest-growing summer day camp providers, has named Nerissa Sardi its new Vice President of Marketing. Galileo operates 100+ summer camp programs throughout California and Illinois.
Galileo Learning Joins 100Kin10 Partners Ahead of Network, Goal of Training 100,000 New STEM Teachers by 2021
OAKLAND, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- 100Kin10, a national organization dedicated to solving the STEM teacher shortage by 2021, announced this month that Galileo joins 40 other new programmatic partners in its ranks this year. In addition to Galileo, new partners include Chicago Public Schools, National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, Council of Chief State School Officers, among others.
Calling All School Administrators in Special Education: Expand the Reach of Mental Health Counseling for Students – FeelSpace App
FULLERTON, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- "Depression, isolation, bullying, anxiety, substance abuse, suicides, and school shootings are more prevalent today than ever before," said FeelSpace(TM) App creators, father and son co-founders, Aftab Jiwani and Amaan Jiwani, of FeelU Inc.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Camp EDMO, a leading Bay Area non-profit offering STEAM and SEL oriented After School and Summer Camp Programs, announced that it is making its Comprehensive After School Programs, which encompass 180 days of the school year, available to Bay Area schools.
When it to Comes to Mental Health Support for Teens and School Safety, Educators Need to do More Connecting with Students...
FULLERTON, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- "Depression, isolation, bullying, anxiety, substance abuse, suicides, and school shootings are more prevalent today than ever before," said FeelSpace App creators, father and son co-founders, Aftab Jiwani and Amaan Jiwani, from FeelU, Inc.
OAKLAND, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Galileo Learning, an award-winning summer day camp provider and leader in the K-8 education space, continues to prioritize making high-caliber programs accessible to underserved kids. This month, Galileo hit a milestone in this effort by awarding over 10,000 sessions of financial assistance in one summer.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- It's been nearly two years since the deadly impact of Hurricane Maria, a Category 5 storm that devastated Puerto Rico, Dominica and the U.S. Virgin Islands. A vital part of the region's infrastructure, medical facilities, were among the hardest hit. The Everest Foundation was one of the only non-profit, private foundations focused on helping Puerto Rico's main University Teaching Hospital get back on its feet.
TEDxIVC Announces Speaker Applications for 2020 Event ‘Modifying Human Perception’ at Irvine Valley College
IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- TEDxIVC recently announced their speaker applications for those interested in giving a TEDx Talk at the event, which will take place in the Performing Arts Center at Irvine Valley College on March 6, 2020. The theme of the event is "Modifying Human Perception" which is intended to introduce the audience to, as stated on TED's page, a "hidden array of thoughts and ideas that will effectively challenge our perspectives on life."
Treadstone 71 Releases its 2019 Cyber Intel and CounterIntelligence Training Roadmap for Threat Analysts
HALF MOON BAY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Treadstone 71, the leading cyber and threat intelligence tradecraft company, today announced the Treadstone 71 Intelligence Roadmap. The new education program includes in-depth training along the cyber threat intelligence and counterintelligence lifecycles covering each phase in detail.
FULLERTON, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- "Depression, isolation, bullying, anxiety, suicides, and school shootings are more prevalent today than ever before," says the 17-year-old high school junior and the co-founder of FeelU, Amaan Jiwani.
OAKLAND, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Galileo Learning, one of America's largest and fastest growing summer day camp providers, announced today that its Founder and CEO, Glen Tripp, is one of 25 individuals who will join the Pahara community of leaders this Fall. This highly dynamic and influential cohort is designed to support and challenge diverse, innovative leaders who are reimagining America's public schools.
Synergy SIS by Edupoint Wins 2019 ‘Student Information System of the Year’ Category in EdTech Breakthrough Awards
IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy(R) Education Platform for K-12 student information and learning management, has won the 2019 EdTech Breakthrough Awards "Student Information System Solution of the Year" for its Synergy Student Information System (SIS).