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Californiia Education News - including distance based learning, schools, universities and adult education

Songdrops Music is Offering All Teachers Free Downloads of 60 Bryant Oden Children’s Songs

DENVER, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Songdrops Music has announced it will be offering all teachers free downloads of all three Bryant Oden CDs, from November 15th through December 1st 2010, through His viral hit 'The Duck Song' has over 20 million YouTube views.

Georgia State University's Robinson College of Business Re-Engages Pathbuilders for 2010-11 IT Executive Mentoring Program

ATLANTA, Ga. -- For the second year, Pathbuilders will manage the Mentor of Excellence program for GSU's Executive Master's of Science, Managing Information Technology program. Through the mentoring overlay component of the MS MIT degree program, students benefit from real-life experiences and professional development through the insights of a mentor.

The American Dream: 'Education for Everyone'

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. -- The mission to bring education to everyone across America took center stage last week at the Distance Education and Training Council workshop at the Brown Palace Hotel in Denver, Colorado. The public service announcement (PSA) entitled 'Think About It' was warmly received by over 100 schools in attendance. The 'Think About It' concept was developed by California Intercontinental University to bring awareness to the public.

Calif. Gov. Schwarzenegger Applauds the Establishment of CORE: California Office to Reform Education

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today applauded the establishment of the California Office to Reform Education (CORE). CORE was established by... – Online Education Enrollments Continue Steady Increase

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. -- According to a recent survey taken by the Department of Education, enrollment in online educational programs is still showing a substantial increase and is having a dramatic effect on education in general. The Department of Education statistics say that in 2007 12.2 million students were enrolled in online programs with an expected increase of up to 18 million by 2012.

Calif. Gov. Schwarzenegger Signs Kindergarten Age Admission Bill

SACRMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger issued the following statement yesterday (Sept. 30) after signing SB 1381 by Senator Joe Simitian (D-Palo...

Calif. Gov. Schwarzenegger Signs Legislation to Provide Students with Fresh, Free Drinking Water in Schools

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Building on his efforts to reduce childhood obesity and provide healthy alternatives in schools, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced...

Calif. Gov. Schwarzenegger Signs Bills to Guarantee CSU Admission to Community College Graduates

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- To increase access to the California State University (CSU) system, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today signed SB 1440 by Senator...

Marinello Schools of Beauty Scholarship Winner Following Her Dream to Improve the Lives of Abused Women

Jessica Wylie, 18, the first-place winner of the second annual Marinello Raw Talent High School Scholarship contest, wants to use her $10,000 scholarship to help abused women feel 'loved, important and beautiful.' Her remarkable story has since been published in Redding's own Record Searchlight.

New Alameda Charter School Earns Top API Scores

ALAMEDA, Calif. -- The Nea Community Learning Center earned an API score of 839 following its first year in operation, making it among the top achieving schools in the Alameda Unified School District. Nea, which opened its doors in 2009 to offer innovative, community-based learning in a diverse environment, serves 346 learners in grades K-10.

Calif. Gov. Schwarzenegger Sends Letters Requesting SB 847 and AB 185

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Schwarzenegger yesterday (Sept. 9) sent a letter to legislative leaders requesting that they immediately send Senate Bill 847...

Crown Tutoring Deeply Discounts Tutoring Services for K-12, College, and Test Preparation to Help Parents Hurt by the Economy

ATLANTA, Ga. -- In a continued effort to create lifelong learners and make high quality tutoring services available to students throughout the United States, Crown Tutoring, a leading national provider of in home tutoring and test preparation services, is now offering significantly discounted rate plans.

Education Channel Offers Academic Counseling and Career Assessment Services

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. -- PETAP LLC offers information regarding academic counseling and career assessment services through These services will assist students in planning their career, choosing a school or college, and preparing for their postsecondary education.

California Recovery Task Force Director Issues Statement on Allocation of $156 Million in Recovery Act Funds to School Districts

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Yesterday (Monday), California Recovery Task Force Director Rick Rice issued the following statement after over $156 million in education... Announces Online and Distance Learning Educational Program Options

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. -- PETAP LLC offers certificate and degree training information for a variety of career fields, through the online schools and colleges directory. The online directory provides information regarding distance learning options, degrees, certificates, and other educational resources.

Calif. Gov. Schwarzenegger Applauds Adoption of Common Core State Standards

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement applauding the California State Board of Education’s unanimous vote to adopt...

Research on Privatizing Enlightenment Released to the Public

NORFOLK, Va. -- The research article 'Privatizing Enlightenment in the Re-Emergence of Religion' and studies exploring similarities between writings of Eckhart Tolle (2005) and Belzebuub (2001, 2002) reveal new insights about contemporary spirituality. Author, Dr. Gabrielle Wood will release the research online starting today July 30.

First Medical Marijuana School to Open Its Doors in New England

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The New England School of Alternative Horticultural Studies, a New England-based medical marijuana training center, today announced the September 2010 launch of its Basic Medical Marijuana training class in Warwick, RI, the first professional medical marijuana training class in the north-eastern United States.

KnowledgeAdvisors Investigates Importance of Informal Learning in Organizations

CHICAGO, Ill. -- KnowledgeAdvisors, the world's largest provider of learning and talent measurement solutions, has announced it has released a brand new whitepaper focusing on informal learning measurement. The research conducted by KnowledgeAdvisors was based upon substantial data collected across diverse industries in an effort to gain a comprehensive representation of the present condition of informal learning.

CalUniversity Celebrates National Safety and Harmony Month

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. -- California Intercontinental University (CalUniversity) CEO and Co-Chairman Dr. Shaan Kumar celebrated World Safety and Harmony Month by honoring Dr. Khalil BineBine with its 2010 Quality Service Excellence Award.

Meet Annual Hazardous Waste Training Mandates at Two Day Workshop

HOUSTON, Texas -- Lion Technology Inc., a nationally recognized regulatory compliance training firm, will present its two-day Hazardous/Toxic Waste Management workshop series during the month of July and August. The course is designed for compliance professionals who must be trained annually under the RCRA hazardous waste regulations. Workshops will be held in Little Rock, AR on August 9-10; Tulsa, OK on August 12-13; Houston, TX on August 18-19; and Dallas, TX on August 23-24, 2010. Presents its Traditional Campus Based Schools, Colleges, and Universities Directory

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. -- PETAP LLC introduces its directory of traditional schools and colleges. Provided in the directory is a list of the top North American campus based colleges and universities available to students. Information regarding available certificate and degree programs including overviews about specific career fields are available as well.

A New Earth Based On Old Texts? Researchers Compare Writings of Eckhart Tolle and Belzebuub

NORFOLK, Va. -- A research study addresses concerns about similarities between Eckhart Tolle's 'A New Earth' (2005) and Belzebuub's 'Searching Within' (2001) and 'The Journey to Enlightenment' (2002). Dr. Gabrielle Wood, who initiated the study, has published the results online today.

Alameda Community Learning Center Launches Innovative STEM Program

ALAMEDA, Calif. -- The Alameda Community Learning Center (ACLC) recently announced the addition of a new STEM Through Engineering program as part of its mission to deliver technology-rich, cutting-edge curriculum that offers real world learning applications. STEM, which stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, is a research-based approach to 21st century education.

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Announces Appointments to Academic Content Standards Commission

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Friday (June 4), Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger announced the following appointments to the Academic Content Standards Commission: Steven Dunlap, 30,...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on Release of Common Core Standards

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement after the National Governors Association and the Council of Chief State...

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Approves California InterContinental University as Recognized University for Online Education

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. -- California InterContinental University (CalUniversity), a provider of distance education through online degrees, announced this week that the Veteran's Administration now recognizes this educational institution as a provider of higher education for active military personnel and veterans.

Three Marinello Students Place in Top 10 Spots of National Hair Competition

WHITTIER, Calif. -- Marinello Schools of Beauty, the leading chain of beauty schools on the West Coast, recently had three of its brightest stars place in the 4th annual Junior Style Stars National Hair Competition. Marinello was the only beauty school with three students ranked in the top ten. The Junior Style Stars National Hair Competition is the largest cosmetology student competition in the world.

Carden Academy of Mission Viejo Raises $40,000 to Support School Programming

MISSION VIEJO, Calif. -- Carden Academy of Mission Viejo announced today that more than $40,000 was raised at its Third Annual Dinner Dance, 'A Night of Chance,' held at the Coto de Caza Country Club on Saturday, April 17, 2010. The event was organized by the academy's Parents Association to raise funds that will enhance the school programs at Carden Academy.

PETAP LLC Presents the Release of Partners in Education and Tuition Assistance Programs (PETAP)

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. -- PETAP LLC presents, an organization that focuses on providing tuition assistance and higher education resources for students. With a national community focus PETAP partners with academic and corporate lending institutions. The objective of PETAP is to include financial and academic resources partnerships at national and local community levels to support and promote higher education.

Respondus Releases the StudyMate Mobile Application

REDMOND, Wash. -- Respondus, Inc. announces the availability of two mobile solutions for its StudyMate Class application, enabling students to access interactive study materials from their online courses. Collectively, the mobile offerings for StudyMate Class support the iPhone, BlackBerry, Android, Palm Pre, iPod touch, and iPad devices.

Alameda Students Win Top Honors in Science Fair

ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Students at the Alameda Community Learning Center (ACLC) took home top prizes in several categories at the Chevron 57th Annual San Francisco Bay Area Science Fair this past week. Among the 13 ACLC students to bring home awards were sophomore Dylan Moore, who placed fist in the Engineering and Computer Applications category with his project Creating and Modifying a Fuel Cell System for Clean Energy.

B.E. Publishing Launches 100 Percent Web-Based Keyboarding Software for Schools

WARWICK, R.I. -- EduTyping, a new and innovative keyboarding software for schools, is rewriting the rules for students and teachers' keyboarding classrooms. B.E. Publishing's EduTyping requires no textbooks or paper; it's strictly online technology that provides students with the flexibility of doing assignments at school or home by simply logging in with a user name and password.

Largest Class to Date Graduates from Pathbuilders' Percepta Program

ATLANTA, Ga. -- Seventy-two women graduated on March 2 from Pathbuilders' 2009-10 Percepta class. Percepta is a six-month program that prepares women for leadership positions in their companies by providing group mentoring and educational seminars combined with program-wide network building. Junior-executive high-potential women were paired with executive-level mentors who helped guide their development and position them to have greater impact on their companies. The graduation took place Atlanta.

Calif. Gov. Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on Persistently Lowest-Achieving Schools List

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement after the California State Board of Education voted to approve a...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Unveils Partnership with Microsoft to Offer Job Training to Californians

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced that California will join forces with Microsoft to provide free technology training to thousands...

Calif. Assemblymember Isadore Hall, III Introduces Legislation to Help Diabetic Children in School

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Assistant Speaker pro Tempore Isadore Hall, III (D- Compton) today introduced AB 1802, which would clarify existing law by allowing,...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Announces Submission of Application for Up to $490 Million Recovery Act Funding for Schools

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- In keeping with his commitment to protect education, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today signed and announced the submission of the state’s...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Signs Historic Education Reform Legislation Making California Highly Competitive in Race to the Top

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- After calling a special session and introducing a bi-partisan legislative package, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger yesterday (Thurs.) signed historic education reform...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Provides Constitutional Amendment Language to Increase Higher Education Funding, Shift Funding from Prisons

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Following up on his State of the State proposal to make higher education a priority, yesterday, the Governor has submitted...

Calif. Gov. Schwarzenegger Takes Action to Secure Available Recovery Act Funds for Early Childhood Education

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Building on his commitment to both high-quality early childhood education and bringing available American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (Recovery Act)...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger’s Race to the Top Legislative Package Passes State Senate

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger issued the statement below after the California State Senate voted to pass SBX5 1, the bi-partisan measure...

Calif. Recovery Task Force: 25 Percent of the 250,000 Education Jobs Saved or Created Nationwide are in California

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger issued the statement below after the White House released a Domestic Policy Council report documenting the impact...

The Henry Armstrong Foundation Announces First Athletic and Medical Scholarships

LOS ANGELES /California Newswire/ -- The Henry Armstrong Foundation announced this week that it has awarded its first round of college scholarships to five...

Gov. Schwarzenegger Announces Expedited Recovery Act Funding for Schools

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced that $1.3 billion in expedited State Fiscal Stabilization Funds (SFSF) will be available for California’s...

Gov. Schwarzenegger Highlights California’s Push for Education Reform at School Rally

LOS ANGELES /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today joined the Reverend Jesse Jackson at an assembly at Dorsey High School in Los Angeles...

Gov. Schwarzenegger Highlights Need to Ensure California is Eligible to Compete for Billions in Recovery Funding for Education

FRESNO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today at Fresno’s Jefferson Elementary School, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger highlighted the need for legislative action to ensure California is...

Gov. Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on $883 Million Recovery Act Funding Allocated for Education

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger released the statement below following the California Department of Education’s announcement of the allocation of $883...

College Acceptances Rolling in for Seniors at Oakland Military Institute

OAKLAND, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Oakland Military Institute (OMI), a free college prep charter school, announces several members of its senior class have received...

World Savvy Hosts Largest Academic Event for San Francisco Students, Prepares Them for Responsible Global Citizenship

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- On Saturday, March 14, 2009, over 500 middle and high school students from Northern California schools will convene at San...