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Education and Schools News – including education news related to schools, K-12, college, higher learning, career training, sports training, self improvement, edutech, elearning, and related educational news topics from the Send2Press Newswire service.


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

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

Lincoln Law School of San Jose to Celebrate Its 100th Year

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A Centennial celebration will be held September 12, 2019 at the Capital Club in San Jose to commemorate Lincoln Law School of San Jose’s 100 years providing affordable legal education to working adults.

Collaboration to Help Minnesota High School Students Improve Mental Health

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

Brent Grablachoff Appoints 3 New Coaches to Kicking World Staff

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

Calling All Schools and Administrators in Special Education Administration: Expand the Reach of Mental Health Counseling for Students – FeelSpace App

FULLERTON, Calif., Sept. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “Depression, isolation, bullying, anxiety, substance abuse, suicides, and school shootings are more prevalent today than ever before,” said FeelSpace App creators, father and son co-founders, Aftab Jiwani and Amaan Jiwani, of FeelU Inc.

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

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

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

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

HS Football Preview: The Top Kickers in Texas

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

OpenSciEd Partners with Kendall Hunt Publishing

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

Camp EDMO Announces Comprehensive After School Programs

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 27, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Camp EDMO, a leading Bay Area non-profit offering STEAM and SEL oriented After School and Summer Camp Programs, announced that it is making its Comprehensive After School Programs, which encompass 180 days of the school year, available to Bay Area schools.

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

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

White Pine Ranked #1 East Idaho Charter School by SDE

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

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

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

When it to Comes Mental Health Support for Teens, Schools Need to do More Connecting with Their Students – Enter the FeelSpace App

FULLERTON, Calif., Aug. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “Depression, isolation, bullying, anxiety, substance abuse, suicides, and school shootings are more prevalent today than ever before,” said FeelSpace App creators, father and son co-founders, Aftab Jiwani and Amaan Jiwani, from FeelU, Inc.

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

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

Louisiana Appleseed to Host Household Debt Community Forum in Shreveport

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

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

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

Byte Back Partners to Offer a Free Pathway to College Credits

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

Galileo Reaches Record-Breaking Financial Assistance Goal

OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Galileo Learning, an award-winning summer day camp provider and leader in the K-8 education space, continues to prioritize making high-caliber programs accessible to underserved kids. This month, Galileo hit a milestone in this effort by awarding over 10,000 sessions of financial assistance in one summer.

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

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

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

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

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

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s been nearly two years since the deadly impact of Hurricane Maria, a Category 5 storm that devastated Puerto Rico, Dominica and the U.S. Virgin Islands. A vital part of the region’s infrastructure, medical facilities, were among the hardest hit. The Everest Foundation was one of the only non-profit, private foundations focused on helping Puerto Rico’s main University Teaching Hospital get back on its feet.

Absolute Trust Counsel Launches the Elder Advocacy and Law Boot Camp

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., Aug. 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As the number of aging American 65 and older continues to rise, so does the need to support our elder community care systems to protect quality of life for as long as possible. Taking leadership in addressing these issues is estate planning firm Absolute Trust Counsel and the launch of its Elder Advocacy & Law Boot Camp this fall.

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

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

TEDxIVC Announces Speaker Applications for 2020 Event

IRVINE, Calif., July 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TEDxIVC recently announced their speaker applications for those interested in giving a TEDx Talk at the event, which will take place in the Performing Arts Center at Irvine Valley College on March 6, 2020. The theme of the event is “Modifying Human Perception” which is intended to introduce the audience to, as stated on TED’s page, a “hidden array of thoughts and ideas that will effectively challenge our perspectives on life.”

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

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

Treadstone 71 Releases Cyber Intelligence and CounterIntelligence Training Roadmap for Threat Analysts

HALF MOON BAY, Calif., July 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Treadstone 71, the leading cyber and threat intelligence tradecraft company, today announced the Treadstone 71 Intelligence Roadmap. The new education program includes in-depth training along the cyber threat intelligence and counterintelligence lifecycles covering each phase in detail.

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

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

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

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

When It Comes to Mental Health Support for Teens and Adolescents, Schools Need to Do More Connecting with Their Students Early, Before It’s Too Late: FeelU

FULLERTON, Calif., July 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “Depression, isolation, bullying, anxiety, suicides, and school shootings are more prevalent today than ever before,” says the 17-year-old high school junior and the co-founder of FeelU, Amaan Jiwani.

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

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

Galileo Founder and CEO Joins Prestigious Pahara-Aspen Education Fellowship

OAKLAND, Calif., June 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Galileo Learning, one of America’s largest and fastest growing summer day camp providers, announced today that its Founder and CEO, Glen Tripp, is one of 25 individuals who will join the Pahara community of leaders this Fall. This highly dynamic and influential cohort is designed to support and challenge diverse, innovative leaders who are reimagining America’s public schools.

Synergy SIS by Edupoint Wins ‘Student Information System of the Year’ Category in the 2019 EdTech Breakthrough Awards

IRVINE, Calif., June 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy(R) Education Platform for K-12 student information and learning management, has won the 2019 EdTech Breakthrough Awards “Student Information System Solution of the Year” for its Synergy Student Information System (SIS).

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

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

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

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

Utica Education Launches New Website for the UCS Community

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

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

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

Over 1,000 Summer Camp Scholarships Available to Local Children Through ActivityHero’s Camp and Class Marketplace

PALO ALTO, Calif., May 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the first time, families who struggle to make ends meet can apply for multiple summer camp scholarships with ActivityHero’s simple online registration. Over 1,000 scholarships are available at 50 summer camps for as little as $20.

Nayah Solutions, Inc. announces the launch of a free calendar for STEAM events for kids

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. May 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nayah Solutions, Inc., an educational training company, announces the launch of Nayah STEAM for Kids, a free calendar that lists science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics (STEAM) events in the San Francisco Bay area.

Celebrating Culture in Annual South Bronx Festival

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