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UNICHECK cheating check technology

Unicheck Releases Advanced Cheating Detection to Help Educators Uncover Digital Trickery

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.

Cabrini High School and the American Italian Cultural Center Co-hosts Fundraising Gala in Honor of Saint Frances Cabrini’s Contributions to New...

NEW ORLEANS, La., Oct. 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The influence of Saint Frances Cabrini, the first American citizen Saint, and her Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart has been felt in New Orleans since 1892. Besides the daily work of helping the unfortunate, Saint Cabrini established two orphanages, the larger of which became Cabrini High School in 1959.

Media Advisory: Byte Back Brings National Digital Inclusion Week to DC with Congresswoman Norton and Mayor Bowser

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Local residents and nationally known digital inclusion leaders are celebrating National Digital Inclusion Week October 7 to 11. Though Washington, D.C. is a capital of innovation and technology, the District still struggles with a stark digital divide. Byte Back is a nationally recognized tech nonprofit that has led digital inclusion in the D.C. area for more than 20 years.

Jump$tart Coalition’s 2019 National Educator Conference Is Sold Out

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Jump$tart Coalition's 2019 National Educator Conference - an all-scholarship event for personal finance teachers - is sold out. The conference, set for November 1 - 3, 2019 at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC, is underwritten by the Cornell-Douglas Foundation, Experian, and the Wells Fargo Foundation and many other generous sponsors, which enable 350 teachers from across the country to attend the event on a scholarship that covers their hotel stay, meals and full participation in the event.
Nerissa Sardi of Galileo Learning

Galileo Learning Names Nerissa Sardi as New VP of Marketing

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.

Sierra Nevada Education Launches Can-Ed App to the Public for Cannabis Education and Job Training

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Sept. 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sierra Nevada Education, located in Las Vegas, Nevada has delivered the world's first cannabis education and training app on IOS and Android to the public - delivering cutting edge cannabis education and job training. The Can-Ed App is launching with a free course available to everyone titled - "How To Get A Job In The Cannabis Industry."

Bethel School District in Washington Selects Synergy Student Information System

SPANAWAY, Wash., Sept. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bethel School District (BSD) has selected the industry-leading Synergy Student Information System (SIS) by Edupoint(r) Educational Systems for its K-12 student data management needs. The district's Synergy solution will include Synergy Online Registration and cloud hosting to serve over 19,000 K-12 students in the Seattle metropolitan area.
Galileo HQ in the Morning

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.

Business Architecture Training Series Coming to Dallas

DALLAS, Texas, Sept. 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Business Architecture Associates (BAA) a leading company in business architecture training established 2015, announced today its 5-day, "Business Architecture Boot Camp" training this Fall in Dallas, Texas
Lincoln Law School of San Jose

Lincoln Law School of San Jose Celebrates Its 100th Year

SAN JOSE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A Centennial celebration will be held September 12, 2019 at the Capital Club in San Jose to commemorate Lincoln Law School of San Jose's 100 years providing affordable legal education to working adults.

Prime Retail Services Congratulates Leadership Program Graduates and Announces Release of New Self-Directed Online Leadership Training

FENTON, Mich., Sept. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Prime Retail Services will be presenting certificates to their two graduates from their in-house leadership training called L.E.A.D. (Leadership Empowerment and Development). Prime is now in the process of developing what they are calling L.E.A.D. 2.0 which will be an online self-directed training program for all employees from field techs to the leadership team.

Collaboration to Help Minnesota High School Students Improve Mental Health

SAINT PAUL, Minn., Sept. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Two Minnesota education organizations are combining forces in an effort to battle the student mental health crisis by offering an innovative online course with embedded daily coaching. Minnesota Virtual Schools has contracted with EmpowerU LLC to offer this credit-bearing social-emotional wellness course to any Minnesota high school student as part of their regular school day - for no additional fee. (VIDEO)

Brent Grablachoff Appoints 3 New Coaches to Kicking World Staff

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Kicking World expanded its reach today by deploying three new coaches who will service the football enthused states of New Jersey, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. Owner Brent Grablachoff made the announcement. (VIDEO)
FeelSpace app from FeelU

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.

Ray Varner Ford, in Partnership with Ford Motor Company, Donates Ford Focus to Anderson County High School

CLINTON, Tenn., Sept. 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ray Varner, along with executives from Ford Motor Company's Atlanta region stopped by and left Anderson County Career and Technical Center (ACCTC) with Anderson County Schools the keys to a 2013 Ford Focus SE. The vehicle was chosen to be donated in order for students with ACCTC to disassemble and reassemble as part of skill training in Auto Mechanic Maintenance and Repairs.

Associated Colleges of Illinois’ Colleges and Universities Contribute More than $3.5 Billion to Illinois Economy, Updated Figures Show

CHICAGO, Ill., Aug. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Associated Colleges of Illinois' (ACI) 26 member colleges and universities contributed an economic value of more than $3.5 billion to the Illinois economy, according to updated, publicly available information compiled by ACI. In addition, the member schools employed more than 34,000 people, enrolled nearly 70,000 students and provided $900 million in financial aid.

HS Football Preview: The Top Kickers in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The largest instructional kicking camp in the country, Kicking World, announced its 2019 list of the top kickers in Texas. "The best HS kickers and punters are in the great state of Texas. This year's list not only encompasses the best prep specialists in Texas, but some of the top kickers in the country," said Brent Grablachoff, owner of Kicking World.

OpenSciEd Partners with Kendall Hunt Publishing

DUBUQUE, Iowa, Aug. 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Kendall Hunt is excited to announce they have been chosen as the manufacturing and distribution partner for OpenSciEd, a leader in the science Open Education Resource space.

Coding School Start-Up for Kids and Teens Finds Success in Massachusetts, Opens New Location in Natick

NATICK, Mass., Aug. 27, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CS Recitations, a start-up coding school for kids and teens, announces the opening of a new location on Michigan Drive in Natick. What started in 2017 as a modest one-room school aimed at providing computer science classes to local students has doubled enrollment every year, leading to the opening of a new, larger facility this September.

White Pine Ranked #1 East Idaho Charter School by SDE

AMMON, Idaho, Aug. 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- White Pine Charter School (WPCS) is pleased to announce their ranking as the highest-performing charter school in East Idaho by the Idaho State Department of Education (SDE). The SDE also rated White Pine as the fifth-highest East Idaho school overall, and among the highest 10% of schools statewide.

Exploring Black and Afro-Latinx female identity with RESPECT: gallery exhibition, workshops, and discussions

BRONX, N.Y., Aug. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education is delighted to announce the opening of "RESPECT," an exhibition celebrating Black and Afro-Latinx womanhood. The art gallery exhibition and related public programs comprise the Fall season of "CelebrARTE," Casita Maria's arts and culture event series celebrating the South Bronx community and the art it has inspired.
FeelSpace app from FeelU

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.

Current Builders In-house Training Program Transforms Hourly Laborers into Superintendents

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Aug. 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The national labor shortage is hitting the construction industry with an especially hard punch, but South Florida's Current Builders has developed a transformative program to help alleviate the crisis. CB University is a free, bilingual, in-house program that educates motivated workers who want to advance to the next level.

Louisiana Appleseed to Host Household Debt Community Forum in Shreveport

NEW ORLEANS, La., Aug. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Louisiana Appleseed recently released its report, "A Vicious Cycle: How Predatory Lending and Court Fines & Fees Continue to Trap Communities of Color in Debt," which discusses its findings on financial stability in low-income and communities of color. As a part of a statewide tour to inform communities of these issues, Louisiana Appleseed is now taking these findings to Shreveport.

New Book ‘School of Errors’ Exposes Unsustainable School Safety Industry Spending Spree

MADISON, Wis., Aug. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- "School of Errors - Rethinking School Safety in America" (ISBN: 978-1475837445), authored by David P. Perrodin, Ph.D., and published by Rowman & Littlefield, is being touted as "the most honest book ever written about the $3 billion school safety industrial complex." (VIDEO)

Byte Back Partners to Offer a Free Pathway to College Credits

WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Byte Back and Saylor Academy announced a new partnership today to expand free college opportunities for adults preparing for living-wage careers. Byte Back students, most of whom are unemployed when they start, will be able to save thousands of dollars on degrees by using Saylor Academy's free online college-credit courses.
Galileo Summer Camps

Galileo Learning Reaches Record-Breaking Financial Assistance Goal

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.

C Diff Foundation with Leading Gastroenterologists Paul Feuerstadt, MD and Caterina Oneto, MD Announce Clinic Dedicated For C.difficile

HAMDEN, Conn., Aug. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- C Diff Foundation, a one hundred percent volunteer, world renowned 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization announced today that the Foundation will offer the first ever clinic sponsored by the C Diff Foundation and dedicated to patients diagnosed and recovering from a C. difficile infection (CDI).
Edupoint Student Information System

Montgomery County Public Schools in Maryland Selects Synergy Education Platform by Edupoint

ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) has selected the industry-leading Synergy(R) Education Platform by Edupoint(R) Educational Systems for its K-12 student information and learning management needs. The district's cloud-hosted Synergy solution will include Synergy Student Information System, Synergy Online Registration, Synergy MTSS, and Synergy Special Education. MCPS serves more than 163,000 students across 207 schools.
The Everest Foundation

The Everest Foundation Supports Puerto Rico’s Teaching Hospitals Post-Hurricane Maria

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.
Bay Area Elder Care Boot Camp

Absolute Trust Counsel Launches Contra Costa County Elder Advocacy and Law Boot Camp

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- As the number of aging American 65 and older continues to rise, so does the need to support our elder community care systems to protect quality of life for as long as possible. Taking leadership in addressing these issues is estate planning firm Absolute Trust Counsel and the launch of its Elder Advocacy & Law Boot Camp this fall.

Student Solutions announces strategic partnership with SC Teachers, College Education Majors, and College Professor

SPARTANBURG, S.C., July 25 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Student Solutions, a team of teachers, college education majors, and a college professor, launch a Summer Literacy Camp. Directed by Limestone College professor Dr. Teresa White, the Summer Literacy Camp offers a solution to the "summer slide," the tendency for students to lose some of the reading achievement gains made during the school year.

Kapor Center Awards $1 Million to Fund Diversity in Tech – Byte Back Awarded $100,000 in National Tech Done Right Challenge

OAKLAND, Calif. and WASHINGTON, D.C., July 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Kapor Center announced the winners of its inaugural $1 million Tech Done Right Challenge grant competition, including the Washington D.C. non-profit, Byte Back. The challenge identified 10 social impact organizations who are building a more diverse and inclusive tech economy locally and nationally. Each winning organization will receive a $100,000 grant.
Treadstone 71 Releases its 2019 CyberIntelligence and CounterIntelligence Training Roadmap

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.
Gulf Coast State College FL

USI Establishes UAS Training Center of Excellence in Collaboration with Gulf Coast State College

ORLANDO, Fla., July 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Unmanned Safety Institute (USI) announced today that they will be establishing the first-in-the-nation Unmanned Safety Institute - Center of Excellence, a remote pilot training and safety certification center, at Gulf Coast State College (GCSC) in Port St. Joe, Florida.

Gainesville Dev Academy Launches Income Share Agreements to Expand Access to Professional Development Programs

GAINESVILLE, Fla., July 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Gainesville Dev Academy, a Florida company that offers professional advancement training for Web and Mobile application development, has announced today the launch of an Income Share Agreement program. Through this program, Gainesville Dev Academy will now offer students the ability to undergo training and pay their tuition only when they have completed the program and have achieved gainful employment.
Amaan Jiwani of Feel U

New FeelU Mobile App Addresses Mental Health Support for Teens and Adolescents

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.

Execs in Tech launches a new professional development program for IT Leaders

HOUSTON, Texas, June 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Execs in Tech announced they will begin enrollment in their LeadIT program at their Houston chapter monthly member meetup luncheon. The LeadIT program is a self-paced, mentor lead, curriculm of "on-the-job" projects that IT professionals complete to help them be better in the job that they are in, while preparing for the job that they want.
Galileo CEO Glen Tripp

Galileo Learning Founder Glen Tripp Joins Prestigious Pahara-Aspen Education Fellowship

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 Edtech Breakthrough Award

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).

Edupoint Educational Systems Makes ‘Top Companies to Work for in Arizona’ List for the Fourth Year

MESA, Ariz., June 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edupoint Educational Systems, an industry leader in K-12 student information and learning management, has once again earned a spot among the 2019 azcentral.com(R) Top Companies to Work for In Arizona. The 2019 list marks the fourth time Edupoint has been recognized.

ACI employment data shows at least 23,000 Illinois college alumni working for top companies

CHICAGO, Ill., June 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- At least 23,000 alumni of Illinois independent colleges and universities are working for 145 top employers throughout the state, according to findings from a three-month research project conducted by Associated Colleges of Illinois (ACI). ACI is a Chicago-based nonprofit that serves 27 independent higher education institutions.

Utica Education Launches New Website for the UCS Community

UTICA, Mich., June 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Utica Education Association, the second largest teachers union in Michigan and its 1,400 educators, has launched a dynamic new website at UEAeducation.com which will become a clearing house for parent and community information.

Chester Charter Scholars Academy, FKA The Chester Charter School for the Arts, will graduate its first-ever senior class

CHESTER, Pa., June 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Chester Charter Scholars Academy (CCSA) to Graduate 100% of First-Ever Senior Class, June 10, 2019, 1 p.m., Lang Performing Arts Center, Swarthmore College (by invitation only).
ActivityHero summer camp

1,000 Summer Camp Scholarships Available to California Children Through ActivityHero Camp & Class Marketplace

PALO ALTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- or the first time, families who struggle to make ends meet can apply for multiple summer camp scholarships with ActivityHero's simple online registration. Over 1,000 scholarships are available at 50 summer camps for as little as $20.
Nayah STEAM for Kids

Nayah STEAM for Kids – Nayah Solutions, Inc. announces California launch of free calendar for STEAM events for kids

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Nayah Solutions, Inc., an educational training company, announces the launch of Nayah STEAM for Kids, a free calendar that lists science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics (STEAM) events in the San Francisco Bay area.

Celebrating Culture in Annual South Bronx Festival

BRONX, N.Y., May 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Casita Maria Center For Arts & Education, and Council Member Rafael Salamanca, Jr., are proud to present the South Bronx Culture Trail Festival 2019: retroACTIVO. The festival will last from May 24 to June 29, and will include multiple family-friendly events throughout the South Bronx, presented in partnership with community-based organizations, art institutions, health providers, and city agencies.

Bryan University to Hold Public Informational Meeting about Health Career Training

ROGERS, Ark., May 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Due to ongoing demand for qualified healthcare professionals in northwest Arkansas, Bryan University will be holding a public informational meeting about healthcare training programs offered at both its Rogers campus and via the institution's online division.

Mohima Sanyal Named 2019 Koch Kellan Scholar

PORTLAND, Ore., May 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paragon BioTeck, Inc., an ophthalmic pharmaceutical and medical device company, announced today that Mohima Sanyal has been named its 2019 Koch Kellan Scholar. Paragon Gives, a Paragon BioTeck initiative, awards the Koch Kellan Scholarship to an outstanding graduate medical student committed to elevating the standard of eye care/

KU Researchers Get an Assist to Bring Technologies to Market

KANSAS CITY, Kan., May 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SHARPhub , an initiative piloting at the University of Kansas, has selected its first cohort of nine companies that will receive one-on-one help preparing proposals for research funding through the federal SBIR/STTR programs.

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