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Biometric Signature ID Announces CEO Jeff Maynard to Speak on Student ID Verification Pilot Completed with University of Maryland University College
Tue, 16 Feb 2010, 15:57:49 ESTEdited by Debra Tone
DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Biometric Signature ID (BSI) announces that its CEO, Jeff Maynard, will be a featured speaker at the 2010 eLearning conference in Ft. Worth Texas. Mr. Maynard is scheduled to speak on Monday February 22, 2010 at 11:30 a.m. on 'Biometric Signatures for Student ID Identity Authentication and Results of pilot with University of Maryland University College.'

Backbone Security Launches Online Digital Forensics Course
Fri, 05 Feb 2010, 16:01:33 ESTEdited by Debra Tone
FAIRMONT, W.Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Backbone Security's Steganography Analysis and Research Center (SARC) is pleased to announce their popular Certified Steganography Examiner (CSE) course is now available online. This two-day advanced digital forensics course raises awareness of the threat from use of digital steganography to conceal evidence of criminal activity or use by insiders to steal sensitive information.

Public School Education: Helping Provide Long Island Students with a Brighter Future
Fri, 29 Jan 2010, 13:14:26 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
LONG ISLAND, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It is no secret that our country is in the worst economic crisis in recent history. There are many challenges being faced within our local communities. Families are surviving on tighter budgets, companies are streamlining and downsizing and governments are looking at how to balance their budgets and decrease spending. According to the Long Island Presidents' Council, in a few months, school districts will be planning their own budgets and looking for community support.

Online Think Tank Explores Ways in Which Education Can Shape the 21st Century
Thu, 07 Jan 2010, 17:07:50 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Institute for the Future of Education, a new online discussion group initiated by students and educators around the globe, is asking how tradition-bound schools can evolve to meet the changing needs of the new Millennium. The forum addresses questions like: Why do schools still place so much emphasis on the memorization of reams of facts, when the Web makes much of this unnecessary?

New Academic Discipline to Take Shape at Staten Island's Wagner College
Mon, 07 Dec 2009, 18:12:14 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Leading scholars concerned about today's men and boys will convene here April 7, 2010 to plan for a new academic discipline focusing on male studies at the university level. The event sponsored by The On Step Institute will be held at Wagner College and hosted by Professor Miles Groth, Ph.D. It will lay out the groundwork for the First International Conference on Male Studies scheduled for October 2010 and the launch of the Male Studies Journal.

Paws of Life Foundation Announces Online K9 Handler Academy
Mon, 23 Nov 2009, 12:55:04 ESTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
AMES, Iowa (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Canine handlers have a challenging job and training is of great importance. That's why the Paws of Life Foundation and Iowa State University Extension for Continuing Education and Professional Development, together, are offering online training - the Working K9 Handler Academy where search and rescue dog handlers take classes.

University Learning Center Created by Rinella and Rinella Senior Partner Wins Prestigious National College Learning Center Association (NCLCA) Award
Wed, 14 Oct 2009, 18:15:28 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Renowned family law firm Rinella and Rinella Ltd. today announced that the learning center founded by its Senior Partner Bernard (Bernie) Rinella has been awarded the 2009 NCLCA/Frank L. Christ Outstanding Learning Center Award. The Bernard B. Rinella, Jr. Learning Center was established at Miami University - Oxford in 2000.

Educational Publisher DynaStudy, Inc. Wins Learning Magazine 2010 Teachers' Choice Award
Fri, 25 Sep 2009, 05:59:00 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
LEAGUE CITY, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Learning magazine has selected the DynaNotes SmartClings - Graphs instructional kit as a winner of the Learning Magazine 2010 Teachers' Choice Awards for the Classroom. According to Heather Crews, Learning magazine Award Coordinator, the teacher-judges from across the United States evaluated hundreds of products on 'quality, instructional value, ease of use, and innovation' to identify 'the very best in classroom-tested, teacher-recommended products.'

The Henry Armstrong Foundation Honors Boxing Legend through Athletic and Medical Scholarship Program
Wed, 16 Sep 2009, 07:00:34 ESTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Henry Armstrong Foundation announced this week that it has awarded its first round of college scholarships to five high school recipients who plan to pursue higher education in medicine or athletics. Each student was awarded $1,000 to aid in the cost of the initial application, tuition and book fees.

7th Annual World Savvy Gala - Raising Funds to Address Global Education in Our Schools
Mon, 24 Aug 2009, 19:01:50 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Thursday, September 24, 2009 the 7th Annual World Savvy Gala will be held at the Hotel Kabuki. The Gala is World Savvy's premier event, raising funds and awareness to support the mission of the organization to educate and engage youth in community and world affairs, so that they are prepared to learn, work, and live as responsible citizens in the global community.

The Utah Education Network and Respondus Partner to Reduce Cheating in Online Exams
Wed, 19 Aug 2009, 07:58:38 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
REDMOND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Utah Education Network (UEN) has selected Respondus LockDown Browser to reduce common methods of cheating and copying during online assessments. The UEN consortium, which includes the 10 public universities from the Utah System of Higher Education, uses the Blackboard Vista course management system to deliver its online assessments.

California Universal Waste Rules Continue to Change
Mon, 03 Aug 2009, 17:53:27 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
LAFAYETTE, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Lion Technology Inc., a nationally renowned regulatory compliance training firm, will present several two-day Hazardous Waste in California Workshops during the month of September. This course is designed for industries that must assure compliance with California's hazardous waste regulations. Workshops will be held in San Diego on September 14-15; Los Angeles on September 17-18; Bakersfield on September 21-22; and Oakland on September 24-25, 2009.

HoustonGuitar Releases New Online Guitar Lesson Series
Tue, 14 Jul 2009, 07:59:58 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Houston Guitar Lessons has released a new streaming video lesson series for beginning and intermediate guitarists, available by monthly subscription. There are over 270 separate practice videos in the lesson series. Greg Varhaug, a professional guitar teacher and the creator of the series, says that the amount of time it takes to master beginner's guitar is not a matter of weeks or months, but hours. Most people can complete the program with less than 25 hours of actual practice time.

As Unemployment Continues to Climb, Many Parents Are Concerned About the Cost of Preschool Tuition
Mon, 29 Jun 2009, 07:00:18 ESTEdited by Debra Tone
MESA, Ariz. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As the unemployment rate climbs to over 9 percent (according to Bureau of Labor Statistics, The Employment Situation: May 2009), many financially strained families may feel pressure to send their young children to preschool. Authors Renee and Mike Mosiman help those parents who choose not to send their young children to school in their new book, 'The Smarter Preschooler: Unlocking Your Child's Intellectual Potential' (ISBN: 978-0-9816426-5-9).

Professional Academic Society Increases Opportunities and Resources for Part-Time College Educators
Thu, 07 May 2009, 12:22:30 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
CHICAGO, Ill., May 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SoCAFE, The Society of Certified Adjunct Faculty Educators, has announced two major enhancements to its web-based certification program for adjunct instructors in higher education. These include expansion of membership eligibility and addition of a Director of Faculty Resources. Both are in response to a growing need for very high quality adjunct faculty in a shrinking educational marketplace.

Over 250 Twin Cities Residents Will Participate in Innovative Academic Event Focused on Responsible Global Citizenship
Fri, 17 Apr 2009, 13:26:28 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
SAINT PAUL, Minn., April 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Saturday, April 25, 2009, over 250 middle and high school students, volunteer judges, educational leaders and community guests from around the Twin Cities will convene at Macalester College in St. Paul to participate in Minnesota's First Annual World Affairs Challenge(TM), hosted by global education non-profit World Savvy in partnership with Macalester College's Institute for Global Citizenship.

College Acceptances Rolling in for Seniors at Oakland Military Institute in Oakland, Calif.
Tue, 31 Mar 2009, 17:20:16 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
OAKLAND, Calif., March 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Oakland Military Institute (OMI), a free college prep charter school, announces several members of its senior class have received college acceptances. The school provides a structured and rigorous academic college preparatory program for Bay Area boys and girls in grades six through twelve. Seventy-five percent of OMI's graduating class attends four-year colleges and universities.

Catherine Hinds Institute: Excellence in Esthetics for 30 Years
Wed, 18 Mar 2009, 19:15:26 ESTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
WOBURN, Mass., March 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Catherine Hinds Institute of Esthetics this week announced 30 years of success in the skin care industry. And, to celebrate their success, many exciting activities and events are planned over the next few months. The anniversary of the Catherine Hinds Institute of Esthetics also coincides with the thirtieth anniversary of the state of Massachusetts licensing for esthetics; this makes the Catherine Hinds Institute of Esthetics a pioneer in the industry.

Crucial Texas Evolution/Creation Debate Impacted by 'Sowing Atheism' Book
Mon, 16 Mar 2009, 14:09:47 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
ANNAPOLIS, Md. and AUSTIN, Texas, March 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Solving Light Books announced today that Don McLeroy, controversial Chair of the Texas State Board of Education, has recommended 'Sowing Atheism' (ISBN: 978-0-9705438-5-1) by Robert Bowie Johnson, Jr., to other board members and to the general public. McLeroy's timely recommendation could influence the board's final decision on the science curriculum scheduled for March 27. The Texas decision will determine what is printed in science textbooks nationwide.

Prominent Authors to Celebrate Girls Write Now Day on March 8 at The New School University in New York
Mon, 23 Feb 2009, 12:30:54 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Girls Write Now (GWN), New York's premier creative writing and mentoring organization for high school girls, today announced its annual commemoration of "Girls Write Now Day," a local celebration of International Women's Day. On Sunday, March 8, join participants in the program for an afternoon with young women writers and the writers who inspire them at the New School University's Theresa Lang Community & Student Center (Arnhold Hall, Second Floor).

Respondus Releases Studymate Class Server, the 'Ultimate Study Group' for E-Learning
Wed, 07 Jan 2009, 07:14:25 ESTEdited by Debra Tone
REDMOND, Wash., Jan. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Respondus, Inc. announces the release of StudyMate Class Server, a web-based collaboration tool that lets students and instructors create interactive study materials from within online courses. StudyMate Class Server creates a social learning environment that is both fun and effective. Simple templates are used to enter course content, such as glossary terms, facts from lecture, or multiple choice questions.

CheapBooks Inc Gets Cash to College Students
Mon, 29 Dec 2008, 12:59:53 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
HOUSTON, Texas, Dec. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Textbook price comparison site CheapBooks.com has created a competitive bidding marketplace for repurchasing textbooks from students, extending its cash for textbook options. Students may receive bids from up to 20 retailers who will immediately buy their textbooks back, and even pay for shipping.

The Princeton of Preschools Brings Quality Childcare to Cincinnati
Wed, 12 Nov 2008, 11:09:37 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
CINCINATTI, Ohio, Nov. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Preschool children can now enjoy the past and present while preparing for the future. The Gardner School (TGS), an academically-focused preschool that serves children ages six weeks through pre-K, has recently expanded their award-winning preschool into the Cincinnati market. Their new location is in Blue Ash, Ohio at 9920 Carver Road.

New Health and Safety Alerting System for Central State University
Fri, 24 Oct 2008, 16:36:09 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Leader Technologies announced today that Central State University is adopting its health and safety alerting product, Leader Alert(R), for use at its Wilberforce and Dayton, Ohio campuses of more than 2,200 students. According to CSU president John W. Garland: 'This decision underlines our commitment to our students' safety in emergency situations.'

New Book Reveals Way to Use Yoga in the Classroom to Improve Test Scores
Mon, 20 Oct 2008, 12:39:19 EDTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
NEW CITY, N.Y., Oct. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A newly published book, 'Yoga in the Classroom' (ISBN: 978-0-9817955-0-8), authored by Gail Bentley Walsh, CEO of Yoga Mountain, Inc. is a step-by-step manual for school teachers, K-12. Yoga practice helps to improve mental and physical well being on many levels. This new book, Yoga in the Classroom, is designed to help students focus, relax and prepare for exams. Yoga creates a calm environment for learning and is a natural step in working to improve test scores.

Historical Novel for Middle School Characterizes the First Memorial Day and How it Evolved from the Civil War
Mon, 22 Sep 2008, 10:47:26 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
STATE COLLEGE, Pa., Sept. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'Shadows of War: Prelude to Memorial Day' (ISBN: 978-0-615-20254-9) is the first title to be released by Crandall Publishing. This new book is a middle-grade historical novel written for ages 9-12. It focuses on the beginning of Memorial Day and Civil War-related events.

New Technology Helps Schools to Fill Financial Gaps
Mon, 08 Sep 2008, 21:14:34 EDTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Sept. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The old adage, 'It takes a village,' is true on many fronts, especially in secondary education. A strong community base is the key to strong schools; Alumni Connection works to strengthen relationships between the two. Alumni Connection has developed new technology which delivers financial support to high schools so they can fill gaps as states continue to cut educational budgets.

Explorer's Guide Maritime Training Helps Mariners Find Jobs through Education
Fri, 15 Aug 2008, 10:11:42 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
MILWAUKEE, Wis. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Explorer's Guide Maritime Training announces a new course offering in the Milwaukee area - U.S. Coast Guard-approved Captain's Course. The course is designed to train people in a career area that is growing in a time of economic uncertainty.

Launch of First Society to Certify Adjunct Faculty at United States Colleges and Universities
Wed, 06 Aug 2008, 10:52:29 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SoCAFE, The Society of Certified Adjunct Faculty Educators, has announced the launch of its web-based certification program for adjunct instructors in higher education in response to the national trend of this group teaching almost half of all college and university courses. In support of the increasingly important role adjunct faculty play in higher education, SoCAFE's certification process provides a demanding and well-researched standard for adjunct faculty performance.

Podclass Announces Web Services Technology That Promises To Bring Education into Social Networks
Tue, 29 Jul 2008, 11:12:49 EDTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
SAN DIEGO, Calif., July 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Podclass, Inc. announces Podclass Web Services (PWS), an application programming interface to enable online courses to be accessed from within Facebook(R) and other social networking sites. PWS enables users of learning management systems to access and manage course content, and to collaborate and interact with classmates from within Facebook.

Millions of Americans Face $100,000-Plus Annual Hit for College and Long-Term-Care Combo
Wed, 23 Jul 2008, 20:22:06 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
KIRKLAND, Wash., July 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to LTC Financial Partners, millions of American couples may be in for sticker shock when their kids reach college age. It's not just the rising annual cost of college, $23,712 for 2007-08, up 6.2 percent from last year, for a private four-year institution, according to the College Board. It's also the escalating cost of long term care for their parents, their other set of potential dependents.

Podclass Announced as Recipient of fbFund for Application Built on Facebook(R) Platform
Wed, 23 Jul 2008, 18:47:48 EDTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
SAN DIEGO, Calif., July 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Podclass, Inc. announces that their new web services technology that interfaces with Moodle, the leading open-source learning management software system, built on Facebook Platform has been awarded a grant through Facebook's fbFund. (VIDEO - VNR)

Forget Video Games: Learn to Fly a Real Airplane - On Line!
Mon, 14 Jul 2008, 12:12:32 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
BATAVIA, Ohio, July 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'Ever thought about flying your own airplane?' asks Sporty's Pilot Shop. When you walk by the cockpit when you're boarding an airline flight, do you ever look inside the cockpit and wonder what all those buttons, screens and controls do? Some people look at pilots walking through airports and feel that they are a cut above everyone else.

Leader Alert(R) Chosen by Mansfield City Schools for Health and Safety Alerting in Emergency, New System Can Alert All Parents, Staff in Minutes
Mon, 30 Jun 2008, 18:00:03 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Lloyd D. Martin, superintendent of Mansfield City Schools, announced today that the school district has chosen Leader(R) Alert, a health and safety alerting product, for use in its school district of 4700 students.

ThinkBox Launches 'Showy Show!' - Breakthrough Children's Video Series
Fri, 27 Jun 2008, 11:13:55 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ThinkBox Inc. today announces the release of 'Showy Show! Preschool Show,' the first in a new live action educational video series for 2-5 year olds. The Showy Show series is specifically designed to use music and participation to help kids and their parents get ready for the major challenges of childhood such as going to preschool, going to bed, and having a sleep over. (VIDEO - VNR)

New Marinello Spa Academy Location Opens on Fairfax
Wed, 18 Jun 2008, 18:18:39 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Marinello Schools of Beauty is pleased to announce the opening of the new Spa Academy on North Fairfax Avenue in Los Angeles. The Academy is an extended campus of Marinello's campus location on Wilshire Boulevard. Join us at our grand opening ribbon cutting on Wednesday, June 25th at 10 a.m. Refreshments will be provided.

Coastal Marine Biolabs Hosts Integrative Biosciences Summer Program
Fri, 13 Jun 2008, 09:38:27 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
VENTURA, Calif., June 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Coastal Marine Biolabs announces a call for applications and community sponsorships for its integrative biosciences program summer session. The session runs from July 25 through August 3; the enrollment deadline is July 10.

Sister Schools, an Educational Non Profit, hosts nine Ugandan Children on Seattle Area School Tour
Fri, 09 May 2008, 14:45:12 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
SEATTLE, Wash., May 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sister Schools, a Seattle based non-profit that partners schools in Washington State with Schools in Uganda, East Africa, will host a group of nine Ugandan students on the 2008 Suubi Tour of the Seattle area. The tour will run from Thursday, May 8 through Tuesday, June 10.

Ohio School Boards Association Endorses Leader Alert(R)
Fri, 02 May 2008, 11:20:54 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Ohio School Boards Association announced today its endorsement of Leader Alert, a health and safety alerting product, for the more than 700 Ohio public school districts that comprise its membership. Leader Alert, the creation of Leader Technologies of Columbus, Ohio, makes it possible for a school to quickly and simultaneously alert thousands of parents and staff by telephone, texting, and email in case of emergencies ranging from lurking predators to snow days.

Prince of Peace Kids Sow for Second Harvest
Thu, 03 Apr 2008, 09:35:04 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
COSTA MESA, Calif., April 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today was a perfect Southern California day for students at Prince of Peace Christian School: warm, sunny, with a 100% chance of learning. Students from pre-school to sixth grade observed and tended their seedling crop. The young plants are three to four inches high and ready to be harvested and transplanted to a field where food is farmed specifically for the benefit of local families in need.

A Million Kids Read Kidsville News!
Tue, 18 Mar 2008, 15:10:55 GMTEdited by Debra Tone
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C., March 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Kidsville News! is a publication that promotes literacy and learning for elementary school children. And, literacy rocks! Just ask the million-plus young readers of Kidsville News! ... Ask their parents, who've been thrilled to discover that this children's newspaper makes kids eager to read and learn.

Kidsville News! Tops the Million Reader Mark
Mon, 17 Mar 2008, 07:55:54 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C., March 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Literacy rocks! Just ask the million-plus young readers of Kidsville News! Ask their parents, who've been thrilled to discover that this children's newspaper makes kids eager to read and learn. Ask the educators nationwide, who have enthusiastically incorporated Kidsville News! as part of their schools' daily curriculum, using it to promote their own character education curriculum.

Imagine Tomorrow Attains 33 Percent Share of Computer-Based Early Childhood Education Market
Tue, 26 Feb 2008, 02:02:15 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
WESTWOOD, N.J., Feb. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Imagine Tomorrow, a leading provider of computer classes developmentally designed for young learners, announced today that the company has attained a 33 percent share of the computer-based early childhood education market.

Public Service Emergency Care Seminars Offered
Fri, 22 Feb 2008, 09:07:34 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
HEATHSVILLE, Va. - Feb. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Safe Return! Wilderness Emergency Care & Survival Training Center, an independent American Safety and Health Institute authorized training center, is offering schools, groups, and organizations with outdoor and public safety interests free medical emergency care seminars as an outreach and public information service.

Griffith Photography Education Services to Launch Photography Training Classes in Fredericksburg, Virginia
Wed, 02 Jan 2008, 13:40:30 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
FREDERICKSBURG, Va. - Jan. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Griffith Photography Educational Services (GPES), a division of Griffith Photography, will launch a series of photography classes in January 2008 designed for beginning through advanced photography enthusiasts. Training classes will allow digital camera owners to have a more enjoyable photography experience by increasing their knowledge and understanding photography. Camera controls are also explained during the training process.

Anne Arundel County Public Schools Becomes the First in Maryland to Implement Caselite Software District-Wide
Tue, 13 Nov 2007, 07:31:02 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
ANNAPOLIS, Md. and CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Nov. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Caselite Software specializes in online therapy scheduling for school-based Speech-Language Pathologists and analytical reporting for District Administrators; Located near the cities of Baltimore and Washington, D.C., Anne Arundel County is home to the state capitol, Annapolis. In addition to providing every child with a challenging and rewarding educational experience, Anne Arundel County Public Schools is among the 50 largest school systems in the country.

How to Find the Perfect Tutor: A New Partnership Puts Parents and Students at Ease
Wed, 07 Nov 2007, 07:58:01 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
PORT HUENEME, Calif. and PHILADELPHIA, Pa. - Nov. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Tutorz' vertical search engine and Crown Tutoring in-home tutoring services partner to 'feed the tutoring needs' of students nationwide. Crown Tutoring will provide discount in home tutoring services using referrals from Tutorz' unique search engine technology.

Brooklyn: The New Hot Spot For Tots!
Mon, 29 Oct 2007, 08:04:35 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
MANHATTAN, N.Y. - Oct. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Brooklyn families have an exciting new enrichment option for their children this season as the New York Kids Club announces plans to open a fifth center in Brooklyn Heights. The 10,000 square foot Brooklyn location will host a 2's and 3's Club drop off program and classes for children 6 months - 18 years old in gymnastics, art, ballet, martial arts, cheerleading, ultimate fitness, as well as, open play, camp programs and one of a kind birthday parties.

Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning Presents the 35th Anniversary Fall Open House
Mon, 17 Sep 2007, 17:07:00 GMTEdited by Debra Tone
JAMAICA, N.Y. - Sept. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning (JCAL) will host their Fall Open House, at 161-04 Jamaica Avenue, Jamaica, NY, where families can sample for free its culturally and educationally enriching workshops offered year-round. On Saturday, September 22, 2007 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., guests of all ages are invited to take advantage of free dance, music, theater and art workshops, speak to instructors and find out more about JCAL programs.

Declining U.S. Art Education Jeopardizing Children's Future
Mon, 27 Aug 2007, 23:59:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Aug. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to Renaissance Publications, the arts are under attack in the nation's public schools and students are being denied the arts foundation they need to succeed in life. In answer to monumental budget cuts and diminishing arts programs, Renaissance Publications has launched a series of home study courses that are proving to be a viable alternative.

Bovee & Thill Craft First-of-Its-Kind Website for College Instructors
Mon, 27 Aug 2007, 14:23:00 GMTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Aug. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Business Communication Headline News announces the launch of a unique interactive website for business communication college instructors. Courtland Bovee and John Thill, the leading authors of business communication college textbooks, designed their website to be used as a college classroom tool.

Sdoia-Satz Announces Opening of Division of Music Education Consultants and Clinicians (DIMECC)
Tue, 21 Aug 2007, 18:32:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
MIAMI, Fla. - Aug. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ms. Phyllis Sdoia-Satz, well-known educator, author, pianist, composer, clinician, lecturer and Owner/Executive Director of the prestigious music school, Sdoia-Satz Music Institute (The Husky Gang School) in Miami, Florida has, this week, announced the opening of a new division of the school: DIMECC, the Division of Music Education Consultants and Clinicians.

Successful Pilot Leads to District-Wide Implementation of Caselite Software in Muskegon County's North Service Unit
Tue, 14 Aug 2007, 20:00:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
MUSKEGON, Mich. and CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Aug. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Caselite Software specializes in online therapy scheduling for school-based speech-language pathologists and analytical reporting for district administrators working in the schools; Muskegon County's North Service Unit is located on the shores of Lake Michigan and offers state-of-the-art technology combined with a comprehensive and challenging curriculum.

Mundus Institute and Chinese Government to Launch Historic Joint Venture
Mon, 13 Aug 2007, 16:44:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii - Aug. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mundus Institute of Honaunau, Hawaii, and China National Tourism Administration have agreed to launch a joint venture to utilize Mundus educational software, textbooks, and curricula in colleges, universities, and training centers throughout China. The cooperation agreement will be formally signed at a public ceremony to be held in Beijing, China on November 7.

Danfranc Productions is Not Just Another Pretty Face in the Pageant Business
Mon, 30 Jul 2007, 13:30:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - July 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Many of today's beauty pageants appear superficial and focus too much on outward appearance, but Danfranc Productions, a special event planning company, has been producing the Miss Teenage California Scholarship Pageant for 29 years with a focus on education.

NBFAA Awards $20,000 in Scholarships to Children of Police, Fire Officials
Mon, 09 Jul 2007, 16:45:00 GMTEdited by Chris Simmons
IRVING, Texas - July 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- There is nothing quite like seeing dreams come true, but that's just what happened recently thanks to the National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association (NBFAA). Through the association's Youth Scholarship Program, NBFAA members awarded $20,000 in college scholarships to three children of police and fire officials.

22nd Annual Missouri Business Week About to Launch
Mon, 18 Jun 2007, 21:15:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
COLUMBIA, Mo. - June 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Over 150 students from 80 Missouri High Schools will prepare for a future in business at the 22nd Annual Missouri Business Week (MBW), to be held in Columbia, June 24-28 on the University of Missouri-Columbia campus. The CENTER for Education & Private Enterprise(R), the not-for-profit foundation of the Missouri Association of REALTORS(R), sponsors the event.

State Programs Pay Education Loans for Certain Qualified Professions
Wed, 13 Jun 2007, 20:30:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. - June 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The California Student Aid Commission offers a platter of state-sponsored loan assumption programs to pay education loans for those seeking professional training and employment in specific areas of need in California. By providing education loan relief, the state through the California Student Aid Commission encourages individuals to seek careers as teachers, nursing faculty, and nurses in state facilities.

Insurance Adjuster Training Course Teaches Ways to Save Property Owners Money During Hurricane Season
Wed, 16 May 2007, 20:00:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
GREENVILLE, S.C. - May 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Hurricane season is fast approaching and JELCE.com, a 20-year old insurance training school, is at the ready to provide practical, adjuster-training classes that will help save property owners thousands of dollars in unpaid damage costs.

Florida International University Selects Southern Bleacher and Odebrecht to Build Their Dream Stadium
Fri, 11 May 2007, 21:00:00 GMTEdited by Chris Simmons
MIAMI, Fla. - May 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Southern Bleacher Company, based in Graham, Texas, is pleased to announce that, in conjunction with lead contractor Odebrecht of Coral Gables, Florida, Southern Bleacher will provide seating for Florida International University's vast stadium expansion. 'This will be the crown jewel of FIU's athletic department,' Athletic Director Pete Garcia said. 'The stadium will be the vehicle that will take the athletic department to the next level.'

RegentsTutor.com Offers New Way for Students to Study for Biology and Chemistry Regents Exams
Mon, 07 May 2007, 19:00:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y. - May 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It's that time of year again! The time where almost every high school student in New York is stressing about Regents Exams. Administered statewide, Regents Exams assess student aptitude on a variety of subjects, and passing is a requirement for students to receive a Regents diploma.

Evening at Emory: Emory University Welcomes Erica Glasener of HGTV's Gardener's Diary
Thu, 03 May 2007, 18:00:00 GMTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
ATLANTA, Ga. - May 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Evening at Emory, a program of Emory University's Center for Lifelong Learning, is providing a unique opportunity for people to have a behind-the-scenes peek at the 'Gardener's Diary' - a daily program appearing on Home and Garden Television (HGTV); the first class will be held on May 15 from 7 to 8:15 p.m. and is entitled "Outstanding Ornamentals for Your Georgia Garden."

Recent BOOSTKIDS Study Shows 70-percent of Career Success Attributable to People Skills
Wed, 02 May 2007, 21:00:00 GMTEdited by Chris Simmons
PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa. - May 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A recent study of Human Resource Managers by BOOSTKIDS has shown that 70-percent of an individual's career success is a direct result of his or her 'People Skills' versus only 30-percent of a person's career success is attributable to their technical knowledge of the job.

Celebrant Graduates from All Walks of Life to Officiate at Ceremonies for People to 'Live the Art of Life'
Mon, 30 Apr 2007, 05:33:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
MONTCLAIR, N.J. - Apr. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Under a band of multi-colored ribbons and accompanied by live yodeling, fifty graduates received certificates and joined the growing ranks of Celebrants during ceremonies Sunday at the Madison Hotel in Morristown, N.J., it was announced by Celebrant USA Foundation & Institute.

Creating Win-Win Internship Programs
Fri, 27 Apr 2007, 14:20:00 GMTEdited by Chris Simmons
WELLESLEY, Mass. - Apr. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Intern Bridge Inc., a college relations and intern staffing firm, released today their 2007 Internship Data Report, based on the largest survey to ever be conducted solely on the topic of internships. More than 6,200 students and 240 organizations participated in the research.

Women's Law School Coalition Announces Its Launch as the First Inter-School Advocacy Organization for Women in the Legal Profession
Wed, 25 Apr 2007, 14:29:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Apr. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- After months of planning, the Women's Law School Coalition (WLSC) announced its launch as the first inter-law school women's advocacy organization today. The coalition's mission is to represent a common voice for women's law school organizations that will empower these formerly unconnected groups to raise awareness about issues affecting women in the legal profession.

Can You Give This Program a Name? Energy Camp
Mon, 23 Apr 2007, 15:43:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. - Apr. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Rev. Maria Mejias, founder of Chosen Beings of Light, is expanding her Children & Teen Healing Program to include a summer energy camp scheduled for July - Sept. 2007, as well as morning and after-school energy programs for the gifted children and teens (ages 3 - 18).

National Dance Week at JCAL - 'Celebrating Africa and the Diaspora'
Thu, 19 Apr 2007, 23:33:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
JAMAICA, N.Y. - Apr. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In recognition of National Dance Week, the Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning (JCAL) will offer Master Classes in dance and a live performance on Saturday April 28, 2007 from 12 PM to 6:30 PM. This year, JCAL celebrates National Dance Week by traveling the globe with the dances of Africa and the African Diaspora.

New Online Self Assessment Program for Health Care Professionals
Tue, 17 Apr 2007, 14:30:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
SAN ANTONIO, Texas - Apr. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TheAcademy.com, provider of the web based Athena Learning Management System and the American Society for Parenteral & Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.) announce the release of A.S.P.E.N.'s new online Self Assessment program for nutrition support therapy.

Is Sober Cool? asks BuzzFree Prom
Thu, 12 Apr 2007, 20:00:00 GMTEdited by Chris Simmons
DALLAS, Texas - Apr. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- How do you make staying sober 'cool' during America's biggest teen party season? BuzzFree Prom, part of a cause-marketing effort dedicated to teen safety and responsible behavior, announces its successful third year of offering safe alternatives to substance abuse and driving. BuzzFree is taking off in markets across the country, including Colorado, where BuzzFree is endorsed by the State PTA.

NY GIANTS Help Build Body, Inspire Mind of Inner-City Kids
Tue, 27 Mar 2007, 19:00:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - Mar. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 80 boys from the Link Community School will have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to mentor with members of the NY Giants at the 2007 Youth Football Experience, Tuesday, April 10. The event, sponsored by Athletes in Action and Trinity Financial Sports and Entertainment Management Company, will take place in the 'Giants Bubble' next to Giants Stadium.

Desire2Learn and Respondus Collaborate to Increase Security in Online Assessment
Mon, 26 Mar 2007, 10:00:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
REDMOND, Wash. - Mar. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Respondus Inc., a leading provider of assessment tools for learning management systems in higher education, and Desire2Learn Inc., a leading provider of mission-critical enterprise eLearning solutions today announced the integration of Respondus LockDown Browser with the Desire2Learn Learning Environment to offer increased security for online testing.

News About The Husky Gang Music School - Celebrating its 50th Anniversary
Tue, 06 Mar 2007, 14:00:00 GMTEdited by Chris Simmons
MIAMI, Fla. - Mar. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sdoia-Satz Music Institute (The Husky Gang School), the prestigious, private music school in Miami with a reputation for outstanding musical excellence, is celebrating its 50th anniversary and is offering a $100 discount on its $250 two hour comprehensive- aptitude test, available only until March 15, 2007.

NBFAA Doubles Funding for Youth Scholarship Program
Wed, 21 Feb 2007, 19:00:00 GMTEdited by Chris Simmons
IRVING, Texas - Feb. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association (NBFAA) has announced that the association has doubled funding of its national Youth Scholarship Program to $20,000. Winners of the national awards will receive $10,000 for first place, $7,500 for second place and $2,500 for third place.

Grant Joint Union High School District Enhances Campus Security with BroadWare Media Management System
Tue, 20 Feb 2007, 01:00:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Feb. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- BroadWare Technologies, Inc., the leader in distributed video management, has been selected to implement a sophisticated video surveillance system at Grant Joint Union High School District in Sacramento, CA. Based on the industry-leading BroadWare Media Management System, the new video surveillance system will enable school security personnel to simultaneously monitor the campus and parking lots in all 13 high school and junior high campuses, as well as their other facilities, allowing them to be alerted in real-time of security or safety threats.

Author Makes Improving Vocabulary Easy and Fun for College Students
Tue, 06 Feb 2007, 15:23:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Feb. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A new book from AuthorHouse, Inc., authored by Rico Thompson, is written to help college freshmen get off on the right foot and get a leg up in college; '15 Easy and Fun Ways College Freshmen Can Improve Their Vocabulary' (ISBN-13: 978-1403394477), reveals ways for college freshmen to improve word power.

New Keyboarding Trivia Game Adds Entertainment Dimension to the Way Students Learn How to Type
Wed, 10 Jan 2007, 15:58:00 GMTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
WARWICK, R.I. - Jan. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Business Education Publishing announces the release of a new, interactive and fun board game - Keyboarding Trivia - designed to take students temporarily away from the keyboard while reinforcing letter-key memory.

Universal Accounting's Tax Education Approved by California
Wed, 08 Nov 2006, 18:35:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah - Nov. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Universal Accounting Center (UAC), the leader in small business tax training has been approved by the California Tax Education Council (CTEC) to offer the Professional Tax Preparer Program (PTP) as a distance learning course in the state of California. UAC's recognition from CTEC authenticates the PTP course, showing it is within the 'standards, guidelines and procedures' of instruction specific to California tax laws.

Department of Labor Approves NBFAA National Apprenticeship Program
Mon, 23 Oct 2006, 15:56:00 GMTEdited by Chris Simmons
IRVING, Texas - Oct. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association (NBFAA) today announced that the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Apprenticeship (OA) has approved NBFAA's National Guidelines for Apprenticeship Standards for the occupation of Protective Signal Installer (Fire/Life Safety & Electronic Security Installer).

Colligo Announces Interactive Workbooks, Tests and Lesson Plans for Students with Learning Disabilities
Wed, 18 Oct 2006, 16:35:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
SPOKANE, Wash. - Oct. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- At all levels of education, students with learning disabilities are not only affected by the consequences of high-stakes testing, but also daily work book and lesson plan preparation.

State Approves The Learning Adventure for Supplemental Literacy Education
Wed, 11 Oct 2006, 22:43:00 GMTEdited by Chris Simmons
MONROVIA, Calif. - Oct. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The California State Department of Education recently approved The Learning Adventure to provide Supplemental Education Services to students who fall under the protection of the recent Title I and No Child Left Behind legislation. This means that students struggling in California schools are able to access the quality literacy program offered by The Learning Adventure at no cost to parents.

Who Wants to be a Millionaire Audition Showcases Talent of Ohio Center for Broadcasting Students
Mon, 11 Sep 2006, 21:46:00 GMTEdited by Chris Simmons
CLEVELAND, Ohio - Sept 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Students from the Cleveland Campus of the Ohio Center for Broadcasting spent a day with the production staff of the ABC Television show 'Who Wants to be a Millionaire' as the show stopped in Cleveland on September 7th to hold auditions for the next contestants of the show. Both Cleveland students and show and station executives felt the day went great, and the students were left with a lasting impression of the excitement associated with being on staff of an international hit TV show.

5th Largest School District in America Chooses Caselite Software's Therapy-Scheduling and Analysis Program
Wed, 06 Sep 2006, 15:07:00 GMTEdited by Chris Simmons
LAS VEGAS, Nev. and CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Sept. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In a time when several states are facing critical shortages of school-based SLPs, progressive districts like Clark County are finding creative ways to attract and retain their talent. With over 300,000 students in more than 300 schools, Clark County School District (CCSD) in Las Vegas, NV, is the 5th largest and fastest growing school district in the country. Caselite Software specializes in online therapy scheduling for school-based Speech-Language Pathologists and analytical reporting for their District Administrators.

Students from Washington and California Tie for NBFAA Scholarship
Mon, 26 Jun 2006, 17:49:00 GMTEdited by Christopher L. Simmons
IRVING, TX - June 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For the first time in the history of the National Burglar and Fire Alarm Association (NBFAA) Youth Scholarship Award program, two students have tied for first place. Jordan Biltoft, Spokane, Wash. and Ryan Patton, Yorba Linda, Calif. were this year's winners and will receive $5,000 each

The DaVinci Code, Black Athena, and Phoenicians
Mon, 26 Jun 2006, 17:09:00 GMTEdited by Carly M. Zander
LOS ANGELES, CA - June 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The DaVinci Code taps into people's deeply-held suspicion of authorities. This echoes the real-life controversy described in 'Black Athena': has bias led authorities to conceal the actual origin of Greek society and Western civilization? This widely-debated issue may finally have been resolved by the landmark paper presented to the World History Association on June 24, 2006 by Sanford Holst, the world's leading expert on the Phoenicians.

'Rabbit' Motivates Children to Read
Fri, 23 Jun 2006, 18:45:00 GMTEdited by Christopher L. Simmons
HOCKESSIN, DE - June 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When Hare E Whodini performs his magic show, The Magic of Reading, at elementary schools, the reading levels of most students increase. Hare E, dressed as a rabbit and played by Bob Corson of Hockessin, DE and Magic Just 4 U, uses motivational strategies to increase reading levels and reading comprehension of children who attend the show.

Area Students Awarded Scholarship to Attend 21st Annual Missouri Business Week
Wed, 21 Jun 2006, 17:08:00 GMTEdited by Christopher L. Simmons
COLUMBIA, MO - June 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Over 150 students from more than 70 Missouri High Schools will participate in the 21st Annual Missouri Business Week (MBW), to be held in Columbia, June 25-29 on the University of Missouri-Columbia campus. MBW is sponsored by the CENTER for Education and Private Enterprise(R), the not-for-profit foundation of the Missouri Association of REALTORS(R).

Sumter School District 17 Chooses Two-Year Subscription of Caselite Software's Therapy-Scheduling Program for Speech-Language Pathologists
Fri, 16 Jun 2006, 18:42:00 GMTEdited by Christopher L. Simmons
SUMTER, SC and CHARLOTTE, NC - June 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Caselite Software specializes in online therapy scheduling for Speech-Language Pathologists working in the schools; Sumter School District 17 in South Carolina is located near the geographic center of the state and is nationally known for excellence since receiving many prestigious recognitions including three National Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence Awards.

Orange County Public Schools Chooses Caselite Software's Therapy-Scheduling Program for Pilot with Speech-Language Pathologists
Wed, 07 Jun 2006, 15:38:00 GMTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
ORLANDO, FL and CHARLOTTE, NC - June 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Caselite Software specializes in online therapy scheduling for Speech-Language Pathologists working in the schools; Orange County Public Schools (OCPS) in Florida is the first major metro-district to pilot the program.

Instant Laptop Rental and YES College Preparatory Schools form a Strategic Partnership
Wed, 31 May 2006, 21:41:00 GMTEdited by Carly M. Zander
HOUSTON, TX - May 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The seniors at YES College Preparatory Schools recently found out that they will be receiving a very valuable graduation present from an unexpected source. All 50 graduating YES seniors are receiving a free wireless enabled laptop computer, courtesy of Instant Laptop Rental.

PC Kidz USA Announces Their Expansion into the Charlotte, North Carolina Metro Area
Mon, 01 May 2006, 21:29:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
TYLER, TX and CHARLOTTE, NC - May 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Shawn Lippincott of Cornelius North Carolina will be the managing owner of PC Kidz Metro LLC, the sixth PC Kidz franchise in the United States. The new franchise will serve Mecklenburg, Gaston, Lincoln, Catawba, Iredell, Rowan, Cabarrus, Union, York and Stanley Counties in North Carolina. The company will offer computer education classes to preschool and school age children through public and private preschools, as well as through early education programs.

Respondus Ranks First in Customer Satisfaction Survey of Higher Education e-Learning Vendors
Thu, 27 Apr 2006, 15:32:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
REDMOND, WA - Apr. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Respondus received the highest customer satisfaction score among 44 higher education e-learning vendors that were included in a report by The Alliance for Higher Education Competitiveness (A-HEC). The report is based on survey responses from leaders of Internet-supported learning initiatives in higher education.

Respondus Releases Browser for Secure Testing in Blackboard and WebCT
Tue, 18 Apr 2006, 23:42:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
REDMOND, WA - Apr. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Respondus, Inc. announces the release of Respondus LockDown Browser, a custom browser that creates a secure testing environment within the WebCT and Blackboard e-learning platforms. When students use Respondus LockDown Browser they are unable to print, copy, go to another URL, or access other applications. When an assessment is started, students are locked into it until they submit it for grading.

Special Exercises Help Beginning Guitarists Learn Faster
Wed, 05 Apr 2006, 17:39:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
HOUSTON, TX - Apr. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- If you've gotten frustrated with learning to play the guitar, don't give up yet. Greg Varhaug, of Greg's Guitar Lessons, is a Houston musician and guitar teacher who has spent over 15 years developing and testing effective learning shortcuts for guitarists, and he offers some unique advice to aspiring players.

Texas Educational Publisher DynaStudy, Inc. Earns HUB Certification as Woman-Owned Business
Thu, 23 Mar 2006, 17:07:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
LEAGUE CITY, TX - Mar. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- DynaStudy, Inc. was recently awarded certification as a Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) by the Texas Building and Procurement Commission (TBPC). The TBPC develops rules and administers the certification and compliance functions for the State of Texas minority and woman-owned business program.

Comprehensive Seminar at Walt Disney World(R) Guarantees College Graduation
Thu, 23 Mar 2006, 14:57:00 GMTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
ORLANDO, FL - Mar. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A college-readiness seminar and program at Walt Disney World(R) Resort, Brendon Burchard's College Success Bootcamp, guarantees that attendees will go on to become college graduates within six years or less - or their money back.

Financial Professional University - A Comprehensive Educational System For Financial Planners
Tue, 21 Mar 2006, 20:15:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
MIAMI BEACH, FL - Mar. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Colbeck Coaching Group offers an alternative training system for financial planners through the newly formed Financial Professional University. While most training for financial advisors focuses solely on practice management, Todd Colbeck of the Colbeck Coaching Group believes that training for financial planners ought to also help them improve their asset management and marketing skills.

Is it Alternative Text OR Accessible Text? asks AccessCrafters
Tue, 7 Mar 2006, 10:28 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
BELLINGHAM, WA - Mar. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Recently the Federal Government passed amendments to Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, requiring that information be made available for people with disabilities, reports AccessCrafters. Although compliance is seen as a burden, the adherence does have cost savings, benefits and solutions for the entire population.

PronunciationWorkshop Trains U.S. Embassy Staffers in Iraq and Afghanistan How to Correctly Pronounce American English
Mon, 13 Feb 2006, 02:32 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
CHICAGO, IL - Feb. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PronunciationWorkshop.com LLC, a leader in American Accent Training, announced today that their DVD Video Training Program is helping the U.S. fight the war on terrorism. Their unique English Pronunciation Training Course is being used to assist linguists and translators, some who are involved with the Saddam Hussein trial, with improving their ability to speak English clearly and effectively.

California-based Non-profit Organization Proclaims 2006, 'The Year of the Champion'
Thu, 2 Feb 2006, 02:16 ESTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
SAN DIEGO, CA - Feb. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Be A Champion Foundation established the 'Be a Champion Program' in 2001, and supports youth (K-12) in the areas of leadership/character development, reading literacy, computer education, health education, mentoring and scholarship. The Be A Champion Foundation has campaigned to motivate youth to higher standards of physical and mental fitness and has declared 2006, 'The Year of the Champion.'

PC Kidz Announces New 40-Week Curriculum
Wed, 1 Feb 2006, 01:12 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
TYLER, TX - Feb. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PC Kidz, a Texas based children's computer education company, unveils a new 40-Week Curriculum aimed at establishing computer literacy and technology skills in preschool and elementary students, while adhering to the same fall and spring schedules accepted by local school districts.

Corinthian Colleges Reports Favorable Arbitration Award in Satz Case
Mon, 23 Jan 2006, 02:34 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
SANTA ANA, CA - Jan. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- [Original release date July 11, 2005] -- Corinthian Colleges, Inc. (NASDAQ: COCO) has received a favorable arbitration award in the case of Satz vs. Rhodes Colleges, Inc., Corinthian Colleges, Inc., and Florida Metropolitan University. Satz asserted claims on his own behalf and a putative class of similarly situated current and former students in the Company's Florida Metropolitan University ('FMU') campuses in Florida and online.

Utah Adopts Kinetic Books Digital Physics Textbooks As Primary Physics Texts: Students Will Replace Print Texts With Computer-Based Curriculum
Thu, 19 Jan 2006, 11:39 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
SEATTLE, WA - Jan. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The State of Utah has recently adopted all three levels of Kinetic Books' digital physics textbooks as primary physics textbooks. Now Utah high school students are able to use fully digital texts instead of printed textbooks to learn physics. These new textbooks from Kinetic Books are created from scratch for the new media, and take advantage of digital capabilities such as simulations, computer-guided homework and animated lectures.

Lumen Software adds Student Information System (SIS) Integration to Lumenation 'Plug-n-Play' Portals for School Districts
Wed, 18 Jan 2006, 04:56 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
KANSAS CITY, MO - Jan. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Lumen Software, a World leader in Web / Browser based Portal Products and Solutions, announced today it has extended its already popular role-based Lumenation Portal environment to include ready-to-use modules and applications against a district's existing Student Information System (SIS). This, in addition to several new module releases, allows districts to provide managed and appropriate information to administrators, board members, staff, faculty, students and parents / patrons.

Make Your 2006 Resolutions Stick by Enrolling in the Labyrinth, a Unique Learning Experience
Tue, 17 Jan 2006, 02:21 ESTEdited by Beverly West
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - Jan. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Stephanie Burns, researcher, author, and motivational speaker today announced her online educational program The Labyrinth designed to help people set, achieve, and maintain their goals in 2006 and beyond.

Sdoia-Satz Music Institute (The Husky Gang School) Offers OnLine Interactive Music Instruction
Tue, 8 Nov 2005, 07:12 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
MIAMI, FL - Nov. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sdoia-Satz Music Institute (The Husky Gang School), Miami, FL is offering an exciting NEW program: OnLine Interactive Music Instruction for students with high-speed Internet connections. At present, only piano instruction is available online. In the near future, the school will add other instruments and voice to this program, Using the same fine instructors for which the school is famous, students in the online program are now able to SEE and HEAR their teachers and vice versa.

New Book on Strategies for Differentiated Instruction for Learning Disabled and ESL Students Provides Insight to Improving Public Education
Thu, 27 Oct 2005, 02:51 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
LOS ANGELES, CA - Oct. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Universal Publishers today announced the publication of 'Success Education: Differentiated Curriculum Strategies for ESL and Learning Disabled Students' (ISBN 1-58112-498-8), by Steve P. Jefferson, Ed. D. and Bettye Sweet, M.S., a book filled with 'reality based' classroom strategies that can create a positive learning environment for today's learners.

Respondus Wins Gold Excellence in E-Learning Award
Wed, 19 Oct 2005, 11:46 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
REDMOND, WA - Oct. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Respondus, Inc. announced today that brandon-hall.com has presented the company with a Gold Excellence in E-Learning Award for Innovative Technology. The award recognizes StudyMate(R), an authoring tool that allows users to create ten Flash-based activities and e-learning games using three simple templates.

Healthy Schools Campaign to Launch 'The Student Body Challenge' to Address Childhood Obesity in Schools
Fri, 14 Oct 2005, 03:39 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
CHICAGO, IL - Oct. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A recent survey of parents of school-aged children conducted by the national Action for Healthy Kids consortium found that while the majority of parents want their children to get healthier food and more exercise at school, nearly 85% were unaware that federal law requires their schools to develop comprehensive wellness policies addressing these issues by July 1, 2006. They are also unaware that the law specifies that parents, among other key stakeholders, must be involved from the beginning in designing those district policies.

IBM and HENAAC Partnership will bring the Viva Technology Program to Six US States
Tue, 4 Oct 2005, 01:27 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Oct. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- IBM's Partner with IBM in Education program (PIE) and HENAAC are joining forces in the Fall of 2005 to take the Viva Technology Program to six states where IBM facilities are located. HENAAC will receive a $150,000 grant from IBM to produce these Viva Technology programs. This partnership will formally be announced at the 17th Annual HENAAC Conference in Anaheim, CA from October 6-8, 2005.

Letters About Literature Contest Winners Receive Awards from Target and Library of Congress at National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
Wed, 28 Sep 2005, 11:31 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
WASHINGTON, D.C. - September 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Target Brands, Inc. announced today that Letters About Literature Contest Winners Received Awards from Target and Library of Congress, on Sept. 24th 2005, at the National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

Marinello Schools of Beauty hosts their Second Annual International Beauty School Student Hair Competition
Tue, 27 Sep 2005, 05:00 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - September 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Marinello Schools of Beauty, the proven leader in beauty education and training since 1905, is proud to host the Takayama Schools of Beauty Team from Tokyo, Japan, for the 'Second Annual International Beauty School Student Hair Competition.' The event will be held on Saturday, October 1st at the recently renovated, state-of-the-art Marinello campus located in the Puente Hills Mall at 1600 Azusa Avenue, #244, City of Industry, Calif.

Former President of the College of William and Mary Graduate Education Association Takes the Reigns as Mathematics Course Coordinator at the Fifth Largest HBCU in Nation
Fri, 23 Sep 2005, 12:13 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
NORFOLK, VA - September 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Former President of the College of William and Mary graduate Education Association, Dr. Archie W. Earl, Sr., has been appointed to the position of Mathematics Course Coordinator in the Department of Mathematics, at Norfolk State University, in Norfolk, Virginia, USA.

Podcast Coaching Services Launched by Neotrope
Mon, 19 Sep 2005, 11:54 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - September 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Neotrope(R), an entertainment marketing company established 1983, announced today the launch of a new Podcast Coaching Service package available through its Send2Press(tm) Newswire unit which will provide professional media coaching for anybody who wants to be comfortable with and prepared for a Podcast interview.

Kamp NYC on the Road Helps Utah's Young Broadway Hopefuls Realize Their Dreams
Tue, 13 Sep 2005, 03:02 EDTEdited by Beverly West
NEW YORK, NY and DRAPER, UT - September 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 2inspire Productions' today announced that Kamp NYC, an intensive, New York based performing arts workshop designed to hone the skills of talented young performers and shape them into Broadway-bound triple threats, today announced that it will take its workshop program On the Road to the talented teens, kids and young adults of Utah. Kamp NYC's 3-day On the Road Workshop will take place at Juan Diego Catholic High School, 300 east 11800 South, Draper, Utah, on September 29, September 30, and October 1, 2005.

Former Naval Medical Research Center Faculty Research Fellow Serves on Sickle Cell Dissertation Research Committee at 5th Largest HBCU in the Country
Tue, 13 Sep 2005, 02:09 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
NORFOLK, VA - September 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Former Naval Medical Research Center (NMRC) Faculty Research Fellow, Dr.. Archie W. Earl, Sr., recently served on the doctoral dissertation research committee of a graduate student studying sickle cell disease. The dissertation was written by Dr. Brenda J. Norman who earned her DSW (doctor of social work) degree in May 2005, from Norfolk State University, in Norfolk, Virginia, USA.

The Newcomen Society Honors Kent State University as it Approaches 2nd Century of Service
Wed, 7 Sep 2005, 01:43 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
EXTON, Penn. - September 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Newcomen Society of the United States will honor Kent State University and its President, Carol Cartwright, with the prestigious Newcomen Award, at an awards ceremony on Friday, October 7, 2005. Continuing in its 82-year-old tradition of recognizing organizations that have helped promote the American free enterprise system, The Newcomen Society honors Kent State University as an example of academic and innovative excellence.

Outstanding Intellectual of the Twentieth Century Nominee Presents Paper at the 2005 Mathematical Association of America Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
Mon, 22 Aug 2005, 03:00 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
NORFOLK, VA - August 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Thursday, August 4, 2005, Dr. Archie W. Earl, Sr., nominated to the International Biographical Centre of Cambridge, England, for recognition as an 'Outstanding Intellectual of the Twentieth Century,' presented a paper at the MathFest 2005 Conference, of the Mathematical Association of America, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA. The paper Dr. Earl presented was entitled 'A High-Tech In-Service Graduate Math Course.' In the presentation, Dr. Earl discussed some of the technologies that were used in a mathematics course that Dr. Eurice Dawley, Mrs. Mary Copeland, and he team-taught, to in-service mathematics teachers, during the fall semester of 2004.

The Institute for the Musical Arts (IMA) Announces Upcoming Annual Benefit Music Festival, Divafest 9
Wed, 10 Aug 2005, 07:07 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - August 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Institute for the Musical Arts (IMA) is pleased to announce the upcoming annual benefit music festival, Divafest 9, which will take place on September 17th-18th at The Inn at the Willows in Guerneville, California. The institute is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting women and girls in music and music related business.

PC Kidz LLC, a Tyler, Texas Based Children's Computer Education Company Announces the Sale of its Third Franchise in Texas
Tue, 9 Aug 2005, 02:20 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
TYLER, TX - August 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jayn Higgins of Arlington, TX will be the managing owner of PC Kidz West Metro, the third company franchise in Texas. The new franchise will serve the western sector of the Dallas- Fort Worth Metroplex which includes the central, western and southern portion of Tarrant and all of Johnson county. The company will continue to offer computer education classes to preschool and school age children through public and private preschools and early education programs.

Online Forex Training Reaches Hawaii
Wed, 3 Aug 2005, 03:35 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
HONOLULU, HI - August 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Over the last year, the latest day trading financial craze receiving a lot of media attention has been speculation in the $1.9 trillion - day - foreign exchange market, or Forex. So how do you go about getting started with countless online trading account companies pitching the same sales theme of quick gains on a small investment, much like the M.L.M. (multi-level) boom of the 80s? Enter Hawaii Forex, a local 'IB' or introducing broker located in Honolulu, Hawaii who provides free online classes to get started and a 1 on 1 mentorship course with the slogan 'Learn while you earn.'

Proprietary Human Capital Measurement Model for Training Validated
Thu, 14 Jul 2005, 06:00 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
CHICAGO, IL - July 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- KnowledgeAdvisors, Inc. reports the results of a study validating their learning measurement technology and models. KnowledgeAdvisors proprietary learning analytics technology, Metrics that Matter(TM) wraps automation and templates around world renowned learning measurement methodologies of Dr. Donald Kirkpatrick, author of the Four Levels of Learning Evaluation, and Dr. Jack Phillips, author of the Phillips ROI Process. In doing so, KnowledgeAdvisors created a practical, scaleable and repeatable approach to valuing human capital performance changes due to training.

WUSA*9 TV Brings Teen Driver Training Program to Frederick MD
Wed, 13 Jul 2005, 11:49 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
FREDERICK, MD - July 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Car crashes are the number one killer of teenagers, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. And, the National Safety Council reports that the number of motor vehicle crashes involving teen drivers in Maryland, per 10,000 licensed teen drivers, has been on the rise since 1996. The nationally-acclaimed New Driver Car Control Clinic(R) from Advanced Car Control Techniques teaches only accident avoidance and defensive driving to teens and their parents. Sponsored by WUSA*9 Television, the Clinic will be in Frederick, Maryland the weekend of July 29, 30 and 31.

Kamp NYC Helps Shape America's Most Talented Kids Reach for the Stars
Wed, 13 Jul 2005, 11:12 EDTEdited by Beverly West
NEW YORK, NY - July 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 2inspire Productions' Kamp NYC (www.KampNYC.com), an intensive, New York based performing arts workshop designed to hone the skills of talented young performers and shape them into Broadway bound triple threats, today announced that it has begun accepting applications for its winter session, December 27th, 2005 through January 2nd, 2006. The cost is $1,600.00 per student.

PC Kidz LLC, a Tyler, Texas Based Children's Computer Education Company, Announces the Sale of its Second Franchise in Texas
Mon, 11 Jul 2005, 12:55 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
TYLER, TX - July 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Brenda and Kevin Keeney of Lorena, TX will be the managing owners of PC Kidz of Central Texas, the second company franchise in Texas. The new franchise will continue to serve the Central Texas area while expanding into the Austin area market by offering computer education classes to preschool and school age children through public and private preschools, as well as through early education programs.

Remedy for the 'Last Child in the Woods' Crisis: Controversy Flares as Outdoor Education Offers Human-Nature Psychology Antidote to Improve Mental Health
Mon, 27 Jun 2005, 10:23 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
FRIDAY HARBOR, Wash. - June 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'A form of insanity grips modern, consumer-oriented cultures; it is a nature-deficit sickness that can only be cured by genuinely reconnecting with the natural world that nurtures us,' reflects Dr. Charles Yaple, Editor, in his June column in 'Taproot,' the Journal for Education in the Outdoors at SUNY, Cortland. Disputing noted science writer Alan Caruba, Yaple and his experts say that we have lost the sanity to bond with things of lasting value in nature so we stressfully pursue endless temporary fixes.

Tom Arnold Inspires High School Graduates Who Have Overcome Learning Disabilites
Mon, 20 Jun 2005, 10:34 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
CULVER CITY, Calif. - June 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Actor and comedian, Tom Arnold, will address the Class of 2005 graduating from the Kayne Eras Center (KEC) School on June 22. All 23 graduates are youngsters challenged by learning, developmental or emotional disabilities who have overcome many obstacles to arrive at this significant milestone. Of the graduating class, 15 students are already enrolled for the fall term in area colleges and trade schools.

Espionage Expert Presents 'From Pigeons To Predators'
Thu, 16 Jun 2005, 02:30 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
WASHINGTON, D.C. - June 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- History is a Hoot, Inc. has announced that noted espionage historian, and Emmy winner, Linda McCarthy, will be a featured speaker during the National Archives' June technology month. Her presentation 'From Pigeons to Predators: How SIGINT Helped Shape American Espionage' will be held in the McGowan Theater on June 23, 2005 at 5:30 p.m. The program is free and open to the public.

The Newcomen Society and the Harvard Business School Jointly Honor Michelle Craig MacDonald with Postdoctoral Fellowship
Tue, 14 Jun 2005, 01:09 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
EXTON, Penn. - June 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Newcomen Society (www.newcomen.org) and the Harvard Business School recently awarded Michelle Craig MacDonald with the prestigious Harvard-Newcomen Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Business History.

PC Kidz LLC, a Tyler, Texas Based Children's Computer Education Company, Announces the Sale of its First Franchise in North Texas
Thu, 9 Jun 2005, 12:48 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
TYLER, TX - June 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Stacy and Matt Etzelmiller of Keller, TX will be the managing owners of PC Kidz Mid-Cities, the first company franchise in Texas. The new franchise will continue to serve north Tarrant County by offering computer education classes to preschool and school age children through public and private preschools, as well as through early education programs.

Marinello Schools of Beauty Celebrates its 100-Year Anniversary and the Grand Opening of a New Expanded Facility in City of Industry, CA
Tue, 7 Jun 2005, 05:01 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - June 7 ((SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Marinello Schools of Beauty, the leader in cosmetology education and training since 1905, announces the grand opening of its expanded educational facility, located in the Puente Hills Mall at 1600 Azusa Avenue, Suite 244, in the City of Industry, Calif. The Grand Opening celebration will take place on Thursday, June 16th, beginning at 1:00 pm.

Award-Winning Online Professor Launches Educational Game-Creation Services Aimed at College-Prep Schools and Home-Schooling Parents
Tue, 31 May 2005, 12:00 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
SAN DIEGO, Calif. - May 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The idea for college online instructor, James Musgrave's new service, Contemporary Instructional Concepts (www.contempinstruct.com), came after many semesters of teaching online through a variety of San Diego colleges.

The Miami Children's Museum, in Collaboration with the Husky Gang School, is Hosting 'A Magical Day With The Husky Gang'
Mon, 23 May 2005, 05:20 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
MIAMI, Fla. - May 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Miami Children's Museum, in collaboration with The Husky Gang School (Sdoia-Satz Music Institute of Miami) is hosting "A Magical Day With the Husky Gang" on Sunday, June 5, 2005 at 980 MacArthur Causeway, Miami, FL There will be two one and one half hour performances, suitable for children, one from 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM and another from 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM.

Innovative Modular Solutions Once Again Captures First Place Award From International Modular Building Institute
Mon, 2 May 2005, 10:42 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
NAPERVILLE, Ill. - May 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Innovative Modular Solutions (www.innovativemodular.com), a leading provider of high quality modular buildings, will announce at its Spring Training Meeting that it once again received the highest award at the Modular Building Institute's Award Banquet in Las Vegas last month. IMS has received a first place in each year that it provided an entry 2000, 2002 and 2004. IMS specializes in temporary and modular housing for the education market.

The Institute for the Musical Arts (IMA) is Pleased to Announce its Rock N'Roll Camp for Adults, Now in its Second Season, June 26th-July 2nd 2005
Fri, 29 Apr 2005, 01:43 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. - April 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Institute for the Musical Arts, a non-profit dedicated to supporting women in music, will be offering a rock 'n roll camp for adults from June 26th-July 2nd at its campus in Goshen, MA. The cost is $750, and includes food, housing and instruction. When IMA began offering its rock camps for teen-aged girls, many adults wished out loud that they could come, so the institute added a rock camp for adults last year.

US Law Enforcement Heading for Israel for Advanced Homeland Security Training Despite Lack of Official Funding
Thu, 14 Apr 2005, 04:02 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
MIAMI, Fla. -- (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For the first time, a private US-Israeli company, Security Solutions International (www.securitysolutionsint.com), is responding to the need for better quality training by sponsoring a training mission to Israel for US Law Enforcement.

NECBC President and CEO Appointed to ACSUS Advisory Board
Thu, 24 Mar 2005, 03:44 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
BOSTON, Mass. /Send2Press Newswire/ -- The NECBC is pleased to announce the appointment of New England Canada Business Council (NECBC), President and CEO, Paul Raymond, to the Association for Canadian Studies in the United States (ACSUS) Advisory Council. Established in 1971, ACSUS is a multidisciplinary association of scholars, professionals and institutions dedicated to improving understanding of Canada in the United States.

Florida Students Sweep Regional Awards In Major National Science Competition
Tue, 15 Mar 2005, 06:10 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, NY /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Florida students demonstrated outstanding creative scientific thinking by sweeping the awards for their multi-state region in this year's Toshiba/NSTA ExploraVision program, one of the world's largest K-12 student science competitions. Florida teams won in all four grade levels for their region, which includes Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

(c)send2press Nomobobo, Inc. Launches Controversial Scholarship Competition for High School Teens
Tue, 15 Mar 2005, 07:00 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
SEATTLE, WA /Send2Press Newswire/ -- HSHotties.com, an online community for high school students, is promoting the first of its kind online competition for students to win a college scholarship of up to $20,000 just for being hot. Students submit their photos to judge and be judged by their peers in the hopes of being voted the Hottest High Schooler in America. High School teens may also interact with other students across the nation, win daily and monthly give-a-ways, build relationships and help support charitable organizations.

Net4Kids.com Helps Michigan Families Support Their Local Schools
Mon, 7 Mar 2005, 06:00 ESTEdited by Beverly West
ROSE CITY, MI /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Net4Kids.com, a division of Michigan based M-33 Access, today announced the launch of their Dial-Up Internet Access Program for Michigan families which donates 10% of their monthly service rate to a Michigan school of their choice.

123collegedegree.com Shows Visitors How to Earn a College Degree in Just Six Months
Mon, 7 Mar 2005, 12:22 ESTEdited by Beverly West
JACKSONVILLE, FL /Send2Press Newswire/ -- 123collegedegree.com, a specialized resource for accelerated Distance Learning today announced the launch of a website designed to help aspiring students earn a college degree quickly, including instructions for how to follow their noted Bachelor's Degree in Six Months program.

The American Center for Conflict Resolution Institute Announces Mediation Certification Training Program
Fri, 4 Mar 2005, 11:07 ESTEdited by Beverly West
AKRON, OH /Send2Press Newswire/ -- The American Center for Conflict Resolution Institute (www.accri.org) today announced that they are offering a Distance Learning Mediation Certification Program for correspondence students interested in becoming certified mediators, and acquiring state-of-the-art dispute resolution skills.

School for Autism Receives International Award
Tue, 1 Mar 2005, 10:37 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
SOUTHBOROUGH, MA /Send2Press Newswire/ -- The New England Center For Children (NECC) of Southborough, MA has been chosen to receive the 2005 SABA Award for Enduring Programmatic Contributions in Behavior Analysis. NECC (www.necc.org) will accept the prestigious award at the opening event of the 31st Annual Association for Behavior Analysis (ABA) Convention, Saturday, May 28, 2005 in Chicago.

Peter Kessler Acquires Interest in Golf Media Partners/Advantage Golf Schools
Tue, 25 Jan 2005, 02:00 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
ORLANDO, Fla. /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Golf Media Partners announced today that Peter Kessler, golf broadcaster, journalist and Founder of The Perfect Club Company, has acquired an equity stake in the company and effective immediately will become Chairman of Golf Media's Advantage Golf Schools (www.advantagegolfschool.com) and head the company's new television production division.

New Software Ensures Teachers Consistently Create Exceptional Questions that Invoke a Full-Spectrum of Cognition!
Thu, 6 Jan 2005, 03:47 ESTBy Carly Zander
GRAYSLAKE, IL /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Teaching & Technology Resources (www.tntresources.net), a leading provider of useful and cost-effective resources for K-12 teachers, has released a one-of-a-kind new software program that allows teachers to quickly create a list of questions that invoke a full spectrum of cognition from students (low-level to high-level).

Teen Entrepreneur Grants Teachers' Wish Lists
Wed, 5 Jan 2005, 11:43 ESTBy Christopher Laird Simmons
TULSA, OK /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Raynece Leader-Thompson was only thirteen when she created the Math-a-Mania(tm) game that makes learning math fun for children and adults. As she accepted invitations to demonstrate the game for school districts across the nation, she saw first-hand the lack of supplies in many of the classrooms. As sales of 'Math-a-Mania(tm)' increased, Raynece asked her mother Johnece, president of the games distributor Math Workz, LLC, to help find a way they could fill this need. The 'Teachers' Wish List' is a result of this desire.

By News Article Editor: Christopher Laird Simmons
Taproot Creates 'Movies' That Can Revolutionize Education
BAY CITY, Wis. - November 22, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Taproot Inc., an independent initiative specializing in education through the media arts, has harnessed the power of the movies and may just be parents, teachers and communities' answer to uniting with the technological age.

By News Article Editor: Christopher Laird Simmons
Sdoia-Satz Music Institute 'The Husky Gang School,' A Miami-Based Private School With the Highest Standards of Musical Excellence, Announces the Opening of its New Location
MIAMI, FL - November 10, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Sdoia-Satz Music Institute offers private music instruction for children adults and seniors in all styles, and levels of music. Students, from the ages of 2 - 88, are taught how to learn faster and more efficiently, so that they accomplish in months, what would ordinarily take years. In addition to music, students learn self-esteem, concentration, coordination, problem solving and memory skills. The new location is at: 995 N.E. 163rd Street, Suite 108, North Miami Beach, FL.

By News Article Editor: Christopher Laird Simmons
New Book On Charter Schools Gives Insight On Creating A Successful Educational Learning Environment Using The Montessori Theory, Brain Research, And Community Empowerment
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - November 9, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Author, Steve P. Jefferson, Ed.D. announced the release of his book "Charter Schools: A Descriptive Study of Empowerment within the Operation of Charter Schools" (ISBN 1-58112-218-7), a book that highlights the key variables which can promote successful public schools.

By News Article Editor: Christopher Laird Simmons
New Book on Charter Schools Reveals Community Empowerment, the Montessori Theory, and Brain Research can Improve Public Education
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - September 30, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Dissertation.com today announced the publication of "Charter Schools: A Descriptive Study of Empowerment within the Operation of Charter Schools," by Steve P. Jefferson (ISBN 1-58112-218-7) a book outlining vital factors that contributes to the success of educating today's children.

By News Article Editor: Christopher Laird Simmons
Respondus Announces Release of StudyMate 1.0 - Tool for Creating Flash-based e-learning Activities and Games
REDMOND, Wash. - September 21, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Respondus Inc. (www.respondus.com), a leading developer of authoring tools for e-learning, announces the release of StudyMate 1.0. StudyMate lets instructors create nine Flash-based games and learning activities using three simple templates. The activities can be used with any web server or published directly to leading course management systems, including Blackboard and WebCT.

By News Article Editor: Carly Zander
Book on Teaching Children to Swim Comes to the Web - 'A Gentle Approach to Teaching Children to Swim' by Berna Bennett
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. - September 8, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- The book "A Gentle Approach to Teaching Children to Swim" by Berna Bennett is now on the web, announced the author today, downloadable as a PDF ebook for $8.95, at SwimLessonsKidsLove.com. When originally published in 1997, the printed edition sold out.

By News Article Editor: Christopher Laird Simmons
Succeed on eBay with New Seminar Series for Retailers and Charities
Top Ranked eBay Sellers in New York and New Jersey partner to offer Professional E-Commerce Seminars
NEW YORK CITY, NY - August 6, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Gotham City Online (www.gothamcityonline.com), a leading online footwear merchant and Titanium Level eBay PowerSeller has partnered with Adam Hersh Auctions (AHA), a veteran eBay seller and professional e-commerce educator on an education series called, "Professional E-Commerce Seminars." The two companies will jointly lecture on all aspects of managing the growth of a successful e-commerce operation from the basics including supplies and inventory management to advanced fulfillment to marketing.

By News Article Editor: Christopher Laird Simmons
Majorium's Trainer's Choice Delivers Custom Configurable Corporate Training at Value Prices
STEVENS POINT, WI - August 5, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Majorium's Integrated Multicast Learning technology makes training a habit rather than an event. It provides trainers with a seamless platform to deliver blended, effective employee training.

By News Article Editor: Christopher Laird Simmons
Digital Lifestyle Expo & Symposium Series to Teach DV, Audio, Web and HDTV - Features Mac Experts
TUSTIN, Calif. - July 19, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- A new education and direct buying symposium series will show educators and the public how to harness the latest in digital technology. The program, called the Digital Lifestyle Expo will kick off in Long Beach August 14-15, with shows following in New York City September 25-26 and Atlanta November 13-14. The DLexpo™ is a "convergence program" that bridges the gap between low-cost professional equipment and solutions and individuals who never before could afford to utilize this type of equipment.

By News Article Editor: Christopher Laird Simmons
At Florida Surf Lessons, the Family That Hangs Ten Together, Stays Together
ORLANDO, FL - July 19, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Florida Surf Lessons (www.FloridaSurfLessons.com), Florida's premier surf surfing school, today announced their roster of classes and instruction packages designed to improve family surfing skills, as well as family dynamics.

By News Article Editor: Christopher Laird Simmons
Pearson Education and Respondus Provide Educators With A Powerful Tool For Creating and Managing Online Assessments
REDMOND, WA - July 8, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Pearson Education (NYSE: PSO), the global leader in educational publishing, is partnering with Respondus, a developer of exam authoring tools, to help instructors develop online assessments from Pearson Education test banks. Respondus-formatted "test banks," or pools of questions from which exams are constructed, will be available in fall 2004 for all Pearson Education Higher Education imprints, including Prentice Hall, Addison-Wesley, Longman, Allyn & Bacon and Benjamin Cummings.

By News Article Editor: Christopher Laird Simmons
Renaissance Ed Announces Their Continuing Medical Education Teleconference Schedule for Spring 2004
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - May 25, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Renaissance Ed (www.rened.com) a leader in high quality continuing medical education today announced their upcoming schedule of teleconferences for Spring, 2004. This Spring, Renaissance Ed brings leading psychiatrists from around the country to address a wide variety of cutting edge issues designed to help doctors and mental health professionals to stay abreast of the latest developments in their field and avoid unnecessary liabilities.

News Article Editor: Christopher Laird Simmons
Northern California's Downtown College Preparatory Charter High School Graduates its First Class of Students
92% of inaugural class accepted to four-year colleges
SAN JOSE, Calif. - May 19, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Downtown College Preparatory, San Jose's first charter high school, will graduate its first class of students on Saturday, June 19. The pioneering school has successfully achieved its goal as 92% of its 59 seniors have been accepted to at least one four-year University.

News Article Editor: Christopher L. Simmons
The Motorola Foundation and Viva Technology Join Forces with 6th Graders at Highland Oaks Middle School in Miami, Florida
Miami, Fla. - April 19, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- The Motorola Foundation joins forces with the national acclaimed Viva Technology program produced by HENAAC (www.henaac.org) at Highland Oaks Middle School, Miami, FL on Friday, April 23, 2004, from 9:30 a.m. 3:40 p.m. One hundred 6th graders, their parents and teachers will participate in Viva Technology's innovative engineering awareness program which motivates students to pursue careers in engineering, science and technology, a mission supported by the Motorola Foundation.

News Article Editor: Christopher L. Simmons
SmartMath Program Part of Congressional Study of Technology's Role in Raising Achievement in Math & Reading Scores
ATLANTA, GA - April 6, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Atlanta based CompuTaught announces today that its flagship academic software, SmartMath, has been selected for participation in a study mandated by the US Congress and funded by the US Department of Education. This study will evaluate the effectiveness of computer-based instruction for improving reading and math skills. The few selected participants in the $10 million study met rigorous requirements for documented proof of gains in achievement when students used their tools.

News Article Editor: Carly Zander
New Workbook Gives Students A Jumpstart On College Applications
ROWLEY, MA - March 23, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- For kids and parents worrying about the college application process, a new easy-to-use workbook gives students an early start and takes them step-by-step to success. Published by The NETWORK Inc. (www.thenetworkinc.org), "Check Yourself into College" (ISBN 187823403X) is neither voluminous nor verbose, begins as early as ninth grade, offers comprehensive and convenient tools, and brings focus and control to the college application process.

News Article Editor: Carly Zander
Miami Kiteboarding & KiteFlix Broadcasting Inc., Reach Agreement On Media Coverage For 'Kite For Girls Day' - A First Ever All Women Kiteboarding Competition
MIAMI, FL - March 15, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- The fastest growing extreme sport today is Kitesurfing and with the help of Miami Kiteboarding (www.miamikiteboarding.com), one of the first kiteboarding schools in the nation, women will not be left behind. In a first ever event of its kind, only women will compete on March 20, 2004 at Crandon Park in Miami on what will become the must-attend annual event.

News Article Editor: Carly Zander
Lawsuit Charge Colleges' Scheme To Conceal Their Lack Of Accreditation From Thousands
The Law Firm Of Peter N. Price, P.A. Charges Florida Colleges With Unlawful And Deceptive Activities
FT. LAUDERDALE, FL - March 9, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Eleven Florida colleges, with ties to over 55 colleges nationwide, are the subject of a class action suit filed in the Circuit Court of Broward County for failure to disclose their lack of proper accreditation. The Law Firm of Peter N. Price, PA, Hollywood, FL, charged Florida Metropolitan University, Inc. "(FMU)," Rhodes Colleges, Inc., and Corinthian Colleges, Inc., all headquartered at Plantation, FL, with damaging plaintiff Michael Satz, by their unlawful and deceptive activities.

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AT&T And Lucent To Host More Than 100 Gifted High School Students And Their Parents To Attend Science And Technology Event At Princeton University In N.J.
'Protecting Vulnerable Subjects -- Theory, Practice, and Compliance'
PRINCETON, NJ - Feb. 26, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- The Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Corporation (HENAAC), is bringing its nationally acclaimed Viva Technology program to the Northeast for the first time, with support from the AT&T and Lucent Foundations.
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Human Research Protections Workshop And Conference March 31, April 1 & 2, 2004 in Orlando, FL
'Protecting Vulnerable Subjects -- Theory, Practice, and Compliance'
ORLANDO, FL - Feb. 26, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- The Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) and Friends Research Institute (FRI), in Joint Sponsorship with The Medical Education Council of Pensacola (MECOP), and in collaboration with Florida A & M University, Florida State University, The State of Florida Department of Health, the U.S. FDA, and the VHA present a two-day comprehensive National Conference: "Protecting Vulnerable Subjects--Theory, Practice, and Compliance, Thursday & Friday, April 1 & 2, 2004 in Orlando, Florida at The Peabody Hotel. in Orlando, FL. Outstanding national faculty, with Keynote Addresses by RADM Nathan Stinson, Jr., Deputy Assistant for Minority Health, DHHS, and Dr. John O. Agwunoby, Secretary of Health, State of Florida.
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Two Software Programs Allow Teachers and Students to Create Virtual Museum Collections and Share Art with Their Community
CAMPBELL HALL, NY - February 23, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Leaning Post Productions (www.artsitenet.com) announces ArtSite and ArtWebsite, for K-12 teachers and students of art studio, art history, and multi-cultural education. With ArtSite teachers and students discover, assemble, and share collections of worldwide art and students share portfolios of their art and writing on a classroom computer or a school Intranet. ArtWebsite makes it easy for art departments to publish their accomplishments on the Internet.
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Tutoring Club Makes List of Top 10 New Franchises
Entrepreneur Magazine recognizes innovative tutoring company among most successful educational franchises in the nation
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Jan. 30, 2004 /Send2press Newswire/ -- In its annual ranking of U.S. franchise businesses, Entrepreneur Magazine has ranked Tutoring Club (www.tutoringclub.com) as one of the top ten new franchises for 2004. The San Francisco Bay Area-based company, which was founded in 1991 and began franchise activities in 1999, was ranked 190 out of the top 500 franchise businesses based on financial strength and stability, growth rate, and size of the franchise system.
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Telecenters of the Americas Partnership to Provide Disadvantaged Communities Access to New Technology Across the Northern Hemisphere
WASHINGTON, DC - Jan 14, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Five leading technology networks recently launched the Telecenters of the Americas Partnership (TAP), a network of community technology centers where people can access and learn to use new communication technologies throughout North, Central and South America, and the Caribbean.
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Key Rest Inc. Announces Piano Sabbatical Vacation For Adults of All Music Experience Levels
ST. PETERSBURG, FL - Dec. 4, 2003 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Key Rest Inc. (www.keyrest.com) announced today a new adult camp for those who have taken the first step toward playing piano, but simply can't find the time to perfect their musical art. Following the popular trend of "self improvement getaways" already well represented in active vacations from biking and hiking to mountain climbing, adults over 35 are looking for opportunities to immerse themselves in music. As a result, adult music camps are starting to pop up across the country. One such camp is "Key Rest: A Piano Sabbatical," on Florida's west coast.
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[Business News Editor: Christopher Simmons, Senior Editor]
ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading, English, and Communication Announces 'Reading for Information' - Free Online Course For Teachers And Parents
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - Dec. 1, 2003 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Besides reading exciting fiction, children and adults increasingly must read for information. Since reading for information requires different mental skills from fiction, the National Geographic Society, the Indiana Department of Education, and the ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading, English, and Communication have just released an online course for teachers and parents who guide students in these skills.
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[Business News Editor: Christopher Simmons, Senior Editor]
SSC Changes The Six Sigma World And Shifts The Way Six Sigma Is Delivered: Early Adopters Include CBC And Cardinal Health
ALBUQUERQUE, NM - Nov. 25, 2003 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Six Sigma Consultants, Inc. (SSC) (www.sixsigmaco.com) introduces the "Six Sigma Deployment System," a turnkey product offering the actual Six Sigma success model and material used at GE, Allied Signal and others. The package consists of intellectual property, slides and detailed instructor notes, DMAIC training manuals, implementation roadmaps, and a multimedia library. The DMAIC training manuals are also available independently and are slated to be the standard for use in Universities, MBA programs, and the continuing education sector.
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New Learning System From The Oechsli Institute Helps Mutual Fund Wholesalers Re-Build Credibility With Financial Advisors and High Net Worth Investors
GREENSBORO, NC - November 20, 2003 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- The Oechsli Institute (www.oechsli.com) announces the publication of "Becoming a 21st Century Value Added Wholesaler," a learning system by Matt Oechsli which focuses on 14 criteria identified in an independent research study of financial advisors as most important in establishing a "preferred" relationship with mutual fund wholesalers.
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RESPONDUS WINS GOLD EXCELLENCE IN E-LEARNING AWARD
Respondus, Inc. Recognized for Innovative Technology in Assessment Interoperability
REDMOND, WA - (Send2Press Newswire) - Oct. 1, 2003 - Respondus, Inc. announced today that brandon-hall.com has presented the company with a Gold Excellence in E-Learning Award for Innovative Technology. The award recognizes Respondus® 2.0, a third-party assessment application that integrates with multiple e-learning systems, including Blackboard®, eCollege®, and WebCT®.
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BACK TO SCHOOL: MICROPORTALS ALLOW EDUCATORS TO TURN TRADITIONAL CLASSROOM INTO INTERACTIVE RESEARCH AND COLLABORATION CENTER
Making Learning Process More Productive, More Practical and Fun
STERLING, VIRGINIA - August 14, 2003 (Send2Press Newswire) -- College professors are getting ready for the fall semester, and will appreciate the new Virtual Classroom System, the latest offering from the Alfa-XP Web Software Company, LLC (www.alfa-xp.com), the maker and operator of the Microportals.NET™ Web application service.
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[Newswire Editor: Christopher Simmons, Senior PR News Editor]
FOR WHOM THE BELL TOLLS: R.I.S.E. - UNIVERSITY OF DAYTON TO RING CLOSING BELL OF NYSE WITH NATIONAL STUDENT PORTFOLIO COMPETITION WINNERS
DAYTON, Ohio - April 16, 2003 /Send2Press/ -- Ringing the bell at the New York Stock Exchange is a special honor. At 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 17, R.I.S.E.-University of Dayton (www.udayton.edu) with key sponsors CNBC, NYSE, and Deutsche Bank with national portfolio management competition winners Purdue will ring the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange.

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A WOW SOLUTION TO THE WRITING CRISIS IN AMERICAN HIGH SCHOOLS
ATLANTA, GA - April 8, 2003 /Send2Press/ -- Wow-Schools.Net has launched a unique plan to solve the growing problem of poor quality writing in American high schools. Over the past several years, polls taken by Public Agenda and Education Week show that employers and college professors believe poor writing skills to be the number one problem of graduating high school seniors.

[Newswire Editor: Christopher Simmons, Senior PR News Editor]
UNIVERSITY OF DALLAS COLLEGE OF BUSINESS CENTER FOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT ANNOUNCES UPCOMING SEMINAR ON VALUE-BASED MARKETING OF HIGH TECH PRODUCTS AND SERVICES
DALLAS, TX - Mar. 10, 2003 (Send2Press Newswire) -- Business Decision Resources, in conjunction with the University of Dallas College of Business Center for Professional Development, today announced its upcoming seminar on "Value-Based Marketing of High Tech Products and Services" scheduled for April 10-11, 2003. The seminar, part of a Summer 2003 Marketing Seminar Series, provides those responsible for the creation and marketing of high tech products with the perspective and tools necessary to successfully manage the challenges and opportunities of today's turbulent marketplace.

[Newswire Editor: Christopher Simmons, Senior PR News Editor]
E-LEARNING SOLUTION OPENS THE WORLD OF HIGHER ACADEMICS TO HIGH SCHOOL AND UNIVERSITY STUDENTS
Toronto, Canada - Mar. 5, 2003 (Send2Press Newswire) -- BrainMass Inc. is now providing "Academics without Borders" through its e-learning solution. BrainMass offers access to some of the world's top academic minds so that students worldwide can receive scholastic assistance 24/7 from any web-enabled computer. Often viewed as an exclusive community that is unavailable to student-masses, graduate-level students, professors and "real-world" professionals are now opening their office doors to students studying at the undergraduate and high school levels.

[Edited by Carly Zander, Assoc. News Editor]
SPURGEON COLLEGE BOARD VOTES TO TAKE A NEW APPROACH TO EDUCATING FUTURE MINISTRY LEADERS
Spurgeon Positions For The Future
LAKELAND, FL - Feb. 21, 2003 (Send2Press Newswire) -- The Board of Directors of Spurgeon Baptist Bible College of Mulberry (Lakeland, Florida) voted recently to re-direct the college's approach to educating future ministry leaders.

EVOLUTIONARY FAMILY COACH CALLS ADD/ADHD MEDICATION "CHEMICAL LOBOTOMY"
One Day Training Course Gives Parents and Educators Practical Tools for Supporting ADD/ADHD Children
SEDONA, AZ - Feb. 4, 2003 (Send2Press Newswire) -- With over 6,000,000 prescriptions written for Ritalin in the Unites States every year, more and more parents and educators question the need for medicating children diagnosed with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD/ADHD) and other learning difficulties. According to Karen Curry, B.S.N., internationally known family coach trainer, author and child development specialist, symptoms of ADD/ADHD are frequently exhibited by gifted children who are not having their developmental, nutritional or educational needs being met successfully.


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