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NYC Mayor de Blasio and Chancellor Carranza Celebrate Success on National Evaluation Systems of Pre-K for All

NEW YORK, N.Y. /NEW YORK NETWIRE/ -- Today, NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza celebrated the results of two different national program assessment tools that show the vast majority of pre-K programs are demonstrating predictors of positive student outcomes, meaning children are more likely to demonstrate reading, math, language, and social skills such as being independent, understanding shapes, and using expanded vocabulary.
Garifuna Village by Isidra Sabio

Casita Maria ¡CelebrARTE! Celebrates Garifuna Culture with Gallery Exhibition and Public Programming

BRONX, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education and Garifuna Coalition USA, Inc. are delighted to announce Garifuna Intangible Heritage, an exhibition celebrating the cultural expression of the Garifuna people of Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, St Vincent and the Grenadines and the United States. The art gallery exhibition and related public programs comprise the Winter season of ¡CelebrARTE!, Casita Maria's South Bronx arts and culture series.
Artist Jorge Tellaeche

Casita Maria Center For Arts & Education South Bronx Gallery Exhibits Mexico City Artist Jorge Tellaeche

BRONX, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Casita Maria Center For Arts & Education, in partnership with The Consulate General of Mexico in New York, are proud to present "Forgotten" by Mexico City-based artist Jorge Tellaeche, on view September 13 - November 21, 2018.
Iantha Wright of Jamaica, Queens, wins the 55M

Winter Storm in NY Doesn’t Slow Pace as Thousands Brave the Worst and Find Their Best at Third Prelim of 44th Annual Colgate Women’s...

BROOKLYN, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Pratt Institute: Thousands of young track stars braved the East Coast's historic snowstorm to compete at the third preliminary meet of nation's largest amateur track series for women, the 44th annual Colgate Women's Games. From Boston to Georgia, girls of all abilities from elementary school through college and beyond continued to improve, with many leaders achieving nationally ranked scores.
NY Governor Andrew Cuomo

NY Governor Cuomo Announces $1 Million Awarded to 12 Farm-to-School Programs

ALBANY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- NY Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced $1 million has been awarded to 12 Farm-to-School projects across New York State. The Farm-to-School program helps Kindergarten through Grade 12 schools connect with local farmers, increase the use of locally grown food on school menus, improve student health, and educate young people about agriculture.

ITEP Honored at the 90th Annual World Trade Week Kickoff Breakfast

CARSON, Calif., May 10, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- International Trade Education Programs (ITEP), a nonprofit focused on connecting high school students to careers, was recently honored with the 2016 Bob Kleist Leadership Award by the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce. Recipients of the prestigious award demonstrate inspirational and visionary leadership in the development of world trade in Southern California.

Hasenin Al-khersan Named 2016 Koch Kellan Scholar

PORTLAND, Ore., April 18, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paragon BioTeck, Inc., announced today that Hasenin Al-khersan has been named its 2016 Koch Kellan Scholar. Paragon Gives, a Paragon BioTeck initiative, awards the Koch Kellan Scholarship to an outstanding graduate medical student committed to pursuing a clinical, teaching or research career in ophthalmology.

Art Makes You Fundraiser Seeks to Make Positive Difference in Children’s Lives

SEATTLE, Wash., April 1, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Art Makes You, a Seattle-based non-profit organization, is having its fourth fundraiser to raise money for its summer art camps for under-privileged children in the U.S., Latvia and Ukraine.

LIBERTY Dental Plan Advances Innovative Approach to Oral Health By Empowering Physicians to Provide Fluoride Varnish

IRVINE, Calif., March 22, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LIBERTY Dental Plan (LIBERTY) continues to innovate and be a champion for whole health by partnering with the Center for Oral Health and medical providers to create a program that will help increase the number of children receiving fluoride varnish - a critical treatment that helps prevent further dental issues later in life.

Platinum Data Executive Craig Zielazny Named to Board of Advisors for Wittenberg University’s New Master of Science in Analytics Program

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., March 22, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Platinum Data Solutions, a provider of valuation data and analytics solutions, has announced that Craig Zielazny, the company's senior vice president of valuation analytics, has been named to the Board of Advisors for Springfield, Ohio-based Wittenberg University's new Master of Science in Analytics program. The Board of Advisors is charged with collaborating to create the department's curricula and courses, and could include guest lecturing. The inaugural semester for Wittenberg University's Master of Science in Analytics program begins in August 2016.

Mr Cabinet Care Opens Doors to Anaheim High School Students

ANAHEIM, Calif., March 18, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Students at an Anaheim High School received a hands-on chance to learn the basics of business, community leadership, and the lost art of woodworking with local kitchen-and-bath remodeling company Mr Cabinet Care.
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Meoded Expands Decorative Wall Techniques Classes in 2016

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 19, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 40 creative painting artisans attended the New Decorative Wall Techniques for 2016 Class at Meoded Paint and Plaster at the showroom in Hollywood on February 18. Meoded Classes have been expanded this year because of the high demand for unique finishes from interior designers, home and business owners.

Edupoint Expands Synergy Assessment with Technology Enhanced Item Support

MESA, Ariz., Jan. 27, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, a leading student information and learning management solutions provider for the K-12 market, now supports technology enhanced items in Synergy(R) Assessment, part of the Synergy(R) Learning Management System. The full support of technology enhanced items in Synergy Assessment enables students to take pre-assessments and benchmark assessments using the same kind of item types that appear on high-stakes tests such as the PARCC and Smarter Balanced assessments.

Delta Care Rx Sponsors Innovative Hospice Nurse Intern Program of Four Seasons Compassion for Life

FLAT ROCK, N.C., Jan. 12, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A shared commitment to the greater good and a growing need for trained hospice professionals led Delta Care Rx, a nationally known hospice pharmaceutical provider, to partner with Four Seasons Compassion For Life in the recent development and implementation of an innovative 12-week 'Hospice Nurse Internship Program.'

Clarke Schools’ Career Academy Focuses Students on Future Success

OSCEOLA, Iowa, Dec. 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Clarke Community Schools in Osceola, Iowa is developing a Career Academy that will provide a specialized course pathway for career-minded students. Aligned with Governor Branstad's new Future Ready Iowa initiative, this program is the genesis of Clarke's new curriculum director Jean Bahls and Bill Trickey of Clarke County Development Corporation.

Students Partner with NGOs to build Successful Social Enterprises in Developing World

LONDON, U.K., Nov. 17, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A cooperative effort between NGOs and students from Cambridge and elsewhere is revolutionizing how Fair Trade social enterprises in the Global South can succeed by efficiently reaching foreign markets. According to Directors Savithri Machiraju and Amy Chang, the Agenda for Sustainable Development, in cooperation with Friends Beyond Borders and the Adelina Foundation, partners with students and local companies in poorer nations.

Grant Hier, Laguna College of Art and Design Chair Nominated for Pushcart Prize

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., Nov. 13, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD) announced Grant Hier, Chair of Liberal Arts and Art History, has been nominated for the prestigious Pushcart Prize. Hier was nominated as an author and will choose which works he wishes to submit to Pushcart judges for consideration for inclusion in their revered annual anthology.

Progress, Growth and Changing The World: Martial Artist Maria Turnhout Promoted to 5th Degree Black Belt

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Saturday, November 21, 2015, KMA Black Belt Champions is proud to host their 16th ceremony showcasing the new Black Belts at their Sherman Oaks, California school. The celebration, at Van Nuys High School Auditorium, is the culmination of a three month testing process.

On-Bus Camera System Catches Drivers Who Ignore School Bus Stop-Arms

OMAHA, Neb., Sept. 14, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Across America millions of students travel to school in the more than 100,000 school buses that transport students daily, says Curtiss Routh of Radio Engineering Industries. As they get on or off the bus, each child is in danger of being hit by a motorist who disobeys the flashing red light of the bus's stop arm signal.

Solar array project at Adams County Ohio Valley Schools nearing completion

TIPP CITY, Ohio, July 21, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In just a few weeks, Adams County Ohio Valley School District will harvest much of its electricity from the sun as part of an energy conservation project it has undertaken with Energy Optimizers, USA.

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