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Nu School Supplies Set to Open Marketplace to Help Create More African Centered Curriculum

DURHAM, N.C., July 28, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Black families and educators looking for relatable educational materials to enhance their children's learning experience will soon have a new resource to amplify their efforts when Nu School Supplies launches in August.

Sampling innovator RJD2 and online music school Soundfly team up to release transformative new course on sampling and arranging

BROOKLYN, N.Y., July 27, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Instrumental hip-hop producer RJD2 has launched his first online course, made in partnership with music education platform Soundfly. This in-depth course guides students through RJD2's unique approach to chopping and flipping records, and how he arranges samples into fully realized songs.

Millionaire Mastermind Academy and Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts Announces Entrepreneur Summit Sept. 15

PHOENIX, Ariz., July 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ThinkZILLA Consulting Group announced today that The Millionaire Mastermind Academy, Inc. and the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts will host the 2021 United Diversity Business Summit on Sept. 15 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The theme of the summit is "Enhancing the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem," with workshops on measuring diversity and inclusion initiatives, mentoring minority entrepreneurs, accessing capital and more.

Associated Colleges of Illinois Awarded Grant to Help Improve Four-Year Degree Completion Rates for Community College Transfer Students

CHICAGO, Ill., July 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Associated Colleges of Illinois (ACI), the Illinois Community College Board (ICCB) and the Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE) were awarded a $25,000 planning grant to conduct research and develop an implementation plan to help more community college transfer students earn bachelor's degrees at ACI-affiliated colleges and universities.
Bunny Hull, Grammy Award winner

Bunny Hull, Dream A World Education Founder, to Be Inducted Into Women Songwriters Hall Of Fame

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bunny Hull, Grammy Award winner and Founder and Executive Director of Dream a World Education, a Los Angeles-based non-profit that delivers virtual and in-classroom arts-based social-emotional learning to young children, will be inducted into the Women Songwriters Hall of Fame in a ceremony on June 25 at the Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C.

NPA Launches IMPACT Fellowship Program

ROCKVILLE, Md., June 16, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) today announced a fellowship program designed to help researchers from marginalized communities advance their careers. Using tools to improve skills, better understand strengths, provide exposure to new fields, and develop new networks, the IMPACT Fellowship Program is a groundbreaking effort assisting postdoctoral scholars of all disciplines.

Kognity raises USD 20m to improve learning in US high schools

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, June 16, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Kognity, a Stockholm based EdTech company with customer schools in over 100 countries, is taking the next step towards its ambition of radically improving learning globally by entering the US high school market. To support the growth journey, Kognity is partnering with leading Nordic growth investor, Alfvén & Didrikson.

Over $150,000 in Aviation Scholarships to be Awarded by NGPA in 2021

ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn., June 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- NGPA, the Worldwide LGBTQ Aviation Community, announces their 2021 scholarship cycle with over $150,000 in awards available. With this year's scholarships, NGPA will have awarded over $900,000 since the program started in 1998.

ACNM Dorothea Lang, Excellence in Leadership and Innovation, and Lifetime Visionary Award Winners

SILVER SPRING, Md., June 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ACNM Award Winners -- The American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) is pleased to announce the winners of Dorothea Lang Award Winners, Excellence in Leadership and Innovation Award, and Lifetime Visionary Award.

Porter-Gaud School recognizes Bill Ennis for exceptional leadership and service

CHARLESTON, S.C., June 4, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Porter-Gaud School, located in Charleston South Carolina, announced it has awarded the Annual Sandra and Hank Cheves Leadership Award to Bill Ennis for his Exceptional Dedication and Service to The Porter-Gaud School, its Foundation and Endowment.
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Lighthouse Homeschool Offers Free Calif. Homeschooling Curriculum for Summer 2021

OJAI, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Due to the recent explosion in homeschool learning, Lighthouse Homeschool Solutions, a division of Lighthouse Learning Solutions, LLC, is offering a free online curriculum for the summer of 2021.

Golden Globe-Winning Actress, Playwright, and Activist Regina Taylor Announces Winners for the black album.mixtape. Project

DALLAS, Texas, May 17, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- After a 30-day call for entries, winners for the black album.mixtape. were announced during a virtual Block Party event. The black album. mixtape. is an initiative of Regina Taylor - the Golden Globe-winning actress, playwright, and activist - in partnership with Southern Methodist University's (SMU) Meadows School of the Arts.

Melissa D. Avery, PhD, CNM, FACNM, FAAN Named New Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health

SILVER SPRING, Md., May 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) is pleased to announce that Melissa D. Avery, PhD, CNM, FACNM, FAAN will be the Editor-in-Chief (EIC) of the "Journal of Midwifery & Women's Health" (JMWH) starting January 1, 2022, succeeding Frances E. Likis, CNM, NP, DrPH, who has served as EIC since 2008.

Tekwell Services Certified by the State of Georgia as Training Resource

CARTERSVILLE, Ga., May 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Tekwell Services Certified by the State of Georgia as Electric Motor Basics Training Resource. We are proud to announce that our Plant Manager and Senior Trainer, Phil Aloisio, has been certified to provide Electrical Motor Basics training for 6 WWW points of continuing education credit for those who enroll and complete the training.

State College Area School District in Pennsylvania Selects Synergy Student Information System

STATE COLLEGE, Pa., May 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- State College Area School District (SCASD) has selected the industry-leading Synergy® Student Information System (SIS) by Edupoint® Educational Systems for its K-12 student information and learning management needs, replacing eSchoolPlus™ SIS. The district's Synergy solution will include Synergy SIS and Synergy Online Registration in a cloud-hosted environment. SCASD serves nearly 7,000 students across 12 schools in central Pennsylvania.

Edupoint Named CODiE Award Finalist in Two Categories for Outstanding Response to Pandemic

MESA, Ariz., May 7, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edupoint® Educational Systems announced today that its industry-leading student data and learning management solution, Synergy® Education Platform, has been named a 2021 SIIA CODiE Award finalist in the Best Customer Experience in EdTech and Best Remote Learning Partner K-12/Higher Education categories.
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At Marin Academy’s Conference on Democracy 2021, Labor leader and civil rights activist, Dolores Huerta, to speak

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Marin Academy's Conference on Democracy, founded in 2004, earned nationwide recognition for Marin Academy as a leading independent school focused on equity and justice. The conference features sessions that are designed and facilitated jointly by MA students and faculty in partnership with local and national experts, activists, and stakeholders.

New Study Shows Positive Trends and Continued Challenges for University Postdocs

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 26, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) today announced the release of Growing Progress in Supporting Postdocs: 2021 National Postdoctoral Association Institutional Policy Report.
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California Safe Schools Honors Students, 2021 Earth Day Champions

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.

National Postdoctoral Association Unveils New Strategic Plan

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today, the National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) released a strategic plan for the coming three years to move closer towards its vision of "an inclusive community where all postdocs are empowered, valued, recognized, and supported in their current and future endeavors."

Kids Read Now closes the opportunity gap for K-3 students – Hawaii students to get free books this summer

HONOLULU, Hawaii, April 7, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Kids Read Now is excited to partner with Ka'ewai Elementary to mail books directly to their students' homes over the summer. Ka'ewai Elementary is the first school district in Hawaii to partner with Kids Read Now to eliminate learning loss and close the opportunity gap for their students. The number of students coast-to-coast in the Kids Read Now program continues to grow with almost 400,000 books being mailed to students in 2020 alone!
Treadstone 71 LLC

Focused Strategic Intelligence Analysis Certification from Treadstone 71 Drives Cyber Attack Prevention

HALF MOON BAY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Treadstone 71 announced today the release of the much-awaited and industry-leading Strategic Intelligence Analysis training certification. The in-depth, on-demand course breaks down intelligence collection and analysis complexities over 12-weeks of lectures, exercises, quizzes, and hands-on case studies.
Kids Read Now 2021

Kids Read Now empowers students through book choice – In-home reading program helps West Virginia students

CHARLESTON, W.Va., April 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Kids Read Now has partnered with school districts across West Virginia, including Mineral County Schools and Nicholas County Schools, to mail books directly to their students' homes over the summer. The number of students in the Kids Read Now program continues to grow with almost 400,000 books being mailed to students in 2020 alone!

2021 Mentor of the Year Finalists Announced – Eight outstanding leaders nominated from across the U.S.

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA), in partnership with Gallagher, today announced the finalists for the 2021 NPA Gallagher Mentor Award. The award recognizes a faculty member or advisor who engages in exceptional mentoring of postdoctoral scholars.

Skyhawks extends partnership with STEM Sports® to continue igniting passion for STEM learning in young athletes

PLANO, Texas, March 30, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Skyhawks Sports Academy and STEM Sports® have recently announced plans for their continued partnership. With a joint interest of empowering kids with the resources to develop their physical abilities and academic knowledge these two companies will begin their 3rd year of collaboration, Stack Sports announced today.

New Writing Program Mobilizes Writers and Therapists to Help Health Care Professionals

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 25, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- New Directions in Writing, an offshoot of the Washington Baltimore Center for Psychoanalysis, announces "The Things They Carry," a series of free writing workshops for health care workers and first responders, designed to help them face the deep trauma of their experiences with the corona virus pandemic.

Kids Read Now is closing the opportunity gap – In-home reading program helping Wisconsin students

MADISON, Wis., March 24, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Kids Read Now is excited to partner with the School District of Reedsburg and the School District of Niagara to mail books directly to their students' homes over the summer. The School District of Reedsburg and the School District of Niagara are the first school districts in Wisconsin to partner with Kids Read Now.
Kids Read Now 2021

Kids Read Now sends books through mail – no technology required – Closing the digital divide for South Carolina

GREENVILLE, S.C., March 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Kids Read Now has partnered with school districts across South Carolina, including Spartanburg County Schools, to mail books directly to their students' homes over the summer. The number of students in the Kids Read Now program continues to grow with almost 400,000 books being mailed to students in 2020 alone!

Kids Read Now is mailing books to students’ homes – Beating learning loss in Kentucky

LEXINGTON, Ky., March 17, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Kids Read Now has partnered with school districts across Kentucky, including Carroll County Schools, Montgomery County Schools, Berea Independent, and Elizabethtown Independent Schools, to mail books directly to their students' homes over the summer.

Kids Read Now is building students’ home libraries – Pushing back against the Covid slide in New York

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., March 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Kids Read Now (KRN) has partnered with school districts across New York, including New York City Public Schools and Corning-Painted Post School District, to mail books directly to their students' homes over the summer.

Wonder While Wandering: Camp Tyler Features ‘Classroom Without Walls’ Learning Experiences and Unique Venue for Private Events

WHITEHOUSE, Texas, March 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Camp Tyler Outdoor School (CTOS) is located in East Texas on the shores of Lake Tyler. Camp Tyler has over 300 acres of forest, meadows, and prairies with ponds, lake front, and facilities to host day-only or multi-day overnight academic programs for private and public schools.

AMI Expeditionary Healthcare to partner with Pennsylvania to disseminate 94,600 COVID-19 vaccines to schoolteachers

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- AMI Expeditionary Healthcare announces its partnership with the state of Pennsylvania and for its special initiative to help vaccinate all schoolteachers, child-care worker and school staff. Pennsylvania expects to receive an initial allocation of 94,600 doses of the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) single-dose vaccine this week and AMI Expeditionary Healthcare will begin vaccinating on March 10.
Kids Read Now 2021

Kids Read Now partners with North Dakota schools – In-home reading program delivers books to students

NEW TOWN, N.D., March 10, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Kids Read Now is excited to partner with New Town Public Schools to mail books directly to their students' homes over the summer. New Town Public Schools is the first school district in North Dakota to partner with Kids Read Now to eliminate learning loss and close the opportunity gap for their students.

Kids Read Now continues literacy partnership with schools, eliminating the summer slide for Michigan students

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., March 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Kids Read Now has partnered with school districts across Michigan, including Brighton Area Schools, Grand Haven Public Schools, Forest Hills Public Schools, and Coopersville Area Public Schools, to mail books directly to their students' homes over the summer.

Associated Colleges of Illinois to Host March 9 Virtual Event Focused on Solutions to Illinois’ Economic Challenges

CHICAGO, Ill., March 4, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- College presidents, corporate leaders and students will lead an Associated Colleges of Illinois' virtual event March 9, at 11 a.m., focused on how educators and the business community are working together to offer solutions to economic challenges faced by Illinois' companies, schools and students.
Kids Read Now 2021

Kids Read Now sends books to students – engages families: North Carolina students will spend the summer reading free books

GREENVILLE, N.C., March 3, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Kids Read Now has partnered with school districts across North Carolina, including Pitt County Schools, to mail books directly to their students' homes over the summer.
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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.

TimeoutIQ App Allows Parents to Remotely Manage Kids’ Screen Time and Helps them Learn Something Too

TORONTO, Ontario, March 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Kids' screen time has soared during the pandemic, yet parents are reluctant to restrict it because it's their primary way of learning, socializing and playing. TimeoutIQ has the solution. It helps parents to subtly manage screen time, and challenges kids with educational content at their grade level while playing games, watching videos or engrossed in social media.
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Kids Read Now celebrates partnerships with hometown heroes, delivering books to Ohio students

DAYTON, Ohio, Feb. 24, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Kids Read Now has partnered with school districts across Ohio, including Ansonia Local Schools, Troy City Schools, Mapleton Local School District, Greenville City Schools, and Northridge Local Schools, to mail books directly to their students' homes over the summer.

The Push2BeGreat Clothing Brand Incorporating Artificial Intelligence to Innovate Learning Methods in Literacy

DETROIT, Mich., Feb. 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Shwinn Innovations, LLC, the Push2BeGreat Brand and the non-profit 501(c)(3), the Innovative Learning Curriculum, are announcing the development of a revolutionary new educational framework that focuses on providing an equal opportunity to economically, disadvantaged youth in diverse, urban areas.

19th Annual Postdoc Event Targets Career Successes

ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The 19th National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) Annual Conference is set for April 15-16, 2021 and will include educational, career advancement and networking opportunities benefiting postdoctoral scholars ("postdocs") and their host institutions around the world. More than fifty experts will dive into themes of top importance to the greater postdoc community.

RoboSolucio LLC Partners with Rock Springs Elementary to Use AI Puppy Robot Teacher’s Assistant

ATLANTA, Ga., Feb. 17, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- RoboSolucio, an innovator in artificial intelligence (AI) solutions for mobile robot companions, announced today that it has an agreement with Rock Springs Elementary, an Atlanta-area school in the Gwinnett County School System.
Lincoln Law School of San Jose Launches New Website

Lincoln Law School of San Jose Calif. Launches New Website

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.

Phenomenology Helps Academy for the Fine Arts Find Funds for Dance Studio

FREDERICK, Md., Jan. 29, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Phenomenology, Inc., an innovative production model in the performing arts, stepped up to assist the Academy for the Fine Arts to raise ten thousand dollars in critical funds to finance a state-of-the-art dance studio for Frederick County Public School students.
Head of School, Chris Bright and Board Chair, Kris Rone

Vistamar School in El Segundo Begins Construction on New Viking Commons

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.
Cursive is Cool Contest 2021

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.

Top of Mind Launches Mortgage Marketing University to Help Mortgage Professionals Expand Their Marketing Abilities

ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. 21, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Top of Mind Networks (Top of Mind), a leader in customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing automation software for the mortgage lending industry, today announced the launch of Mortgage Marketing University (MMU), a free program designed to help mortgage professionals take their marketing skills to the next level.

Beyond Benign Launches Its Green Chemistry Commitment 25×25 Initiative

WILMINGTON, Mass., Jan. 21, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Beyond Benign, a green chemistry education nonprofit, today announced the launch of its Green Chemistry Commitment (GCC) 25x25 Initiative, working to ensure that 25 percent of graduating chemists in the US have a background in green chemistry by 2025 with the support of Beyond Benign partner Dow (NYSE: DOW).

Groundbreaking Online Music School Soundfly Launches Leading-Edge Ableton Live Course

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Jan. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As musicians around the world await the imminent release of Ableton Live's latest version, Live 11, Brooklyn-based music education platform Soundfly today launches one of the first and most comprehensive online courses on making music with Ableton Live, exploring the cutting-edge features that will be available in the upcoming Live update.

Synergy Education Platform Enters New York State with Eastern Suffolk BOCES Contract

PATCHOGUE, N.Y., Jan. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Eastern Suffolk BOCES (ESBOCES), an educational cooperative, has contracted with Edupoint® Educational Systems to offer the company's industry-leading Synergy® Education Platform to school districts across Long Island. School districts purchasing Synergy under this agreement will continue to receive implementation, training, and support services from the ESBOCES team.

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