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Published: Sun, 23 Apr 2017 12:13:31 EDT

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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for April 23: First Public School

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 00:01:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, April 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: FIRST PUBLIC SCHOOL Profile America — Sunday, April 23rd. America's first — and oldest — school is celebrating its 381st birthday today. The Boston...



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Orange County professionals needed as judge volunteers for student business competitions - 18,000 from the U.S. and 9 foreign countries

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 12:00:00 EDT

(image) ANAHEIM, Calif., April 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Over one thousand Orange County business professionals are needed on Friday, April 28, 2017 to judge DECA's International Competitive Events Program in Anaheim, California. Some 18,000 high school students will convene at the Anaheim...



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Ashford University Draws Crowds at the Council of College and Military Educators Professional Development Symposium

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 19:00:00 EDT

(image) SAN DIEGO, April 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of Ashford University's Military and Veteran Student Taskforce presented on two topics at the Council of College and Military Educators (CCME) Professional Development Symposium held March 6-9, 2017 in Atlanta, Ga. Ashford was publically...



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Laureate Education Announces Pricing of $800 Million of Senior Notes

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 17:28:00 EDT

BALTIMORE, April 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Laureate Education, Inc. (Nasdaq: LAUR) ("Laureate") announced today that it has priced an offering of $800 million aggregate principal amount of 8.250% senior notes due 2025 (the "Notes").   The offering is expected to close on April 26,...



New One More Second® Defensive Driving Course Helps Drivers Combat Distracted Driving

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 16:29:00 EDT

(image) OAKLAND, Calif., April 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- eDriving, the largest provider of online driver training and global driver risk management solutions, has launched the first cross-over defensive driving course for both corporate fleet and consumer audiences. The new One More Second® course...



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Pennsylvania Education Secretary Rivera Brings Schools That Teach Tour to Columbia Borough School District

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 16:05:00 EDT

(image) COLUMBIA, Pa., April 21, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, state Education Secretary Pedro A. Rivera visited Columbia Borough School District on Governor Wolf's Schools That Teach tour, sharing with educators and administrators information about several initiatives the Wolf...



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Media Alert: IBM North America General Manager to Speak on "New Collar" Jobs at Montclair State University

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 15:57:00 EDT

(image) ARMONK, N.Y., April 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) Montclair State University alumni and General Manager of Global Technology Services in North America, Philip Guido, will speak at the University on Friday at 6 p.m. in Montclair, N.J. Phil will discuss how his education...



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Maryland-based 2U, Inc. To Hold Grand Opening of New Lanham Headquarters

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 14:09:00 EDT

(image) LANHAM, Md., April 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- 2U recently relocated its headquarters to accommodate rapid growth as the company targets the creation of more than 900 local jobs by the end of 2020. Company leadership and local representatives from the Maryland Department of Commerce and...



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Dr. John C. Knapp Named 13th President of Washington & Jefferson College

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 13:00:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Pa., April 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Trustees of Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) today announced the selection of John C. Knapp, Ph.D. as the institution's thirteenth president. Dr. Knapp, currently president of Hope College in Holland, Michigan, will...



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More Than 12,000 Education Researchers to Meet in San Antonio

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:57:00 EDT

(image) SAN ANTONIO, Texas, April 21, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The AERA Annual Meeting is the largest gathering of scholars in the field of education research. It is a showcase for ground-breaking, innovative studies in an array of areas – from early education through higher education,...



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Cooke Foundation Awards 55 Top Community College Students Transfer Scholarships

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:49:00 EDT

(image) LANSDOWNE, Va., April 21, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation has awarded Undergraduate Transfer Scholarships worth up to $40,000 annually to 55 outstanding community college students with financial need from 19 states who are transferring to four-year colleges...



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Student Scholarship and Innovation Highlighted at Spelman College Research Day

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:32:00 EDT

(image) ATLANTA, April 21, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 220 Spelman College students, representing 25 academic disciplines, will present their undergraduate research and scholarly findings in STEM, the social sciences, the humanities, and the arts during Research Day, Friday, April...



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Converse College Installs its Tenth President, Krista L. Newkirk, JD

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:15:00 EDT

(image) SPARTANBURG, S.C., April 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Converse College celebrated the investiture of its tenth president, Krista L. Newkirk, JD, on campus in Twichell Auditorium. The 90-minute inauguration ceremony featured a processional including the four living past presidents of...



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UCLA Team Wins Top Prize Of $10,000 In 2017 Case-Study Competition Hosted By The Economist's Which MBA? Division

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 11:53:00 EDT

(image) NEW YORK, April 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- This week NRG Energy selected the top three proposals that outlined solutions to a critical clean-energy issue. Teams from universities in America and Europe were given a challenge: as new clean-energy technologies become widely available for...



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City Year Joins Comcast NBCUniversal for 16th Annual Comcast Cares Day

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 11:16:00 EDT

(image) BOSTON, April 21, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Saturday, April 22, 2017, City Year will once again join forces with Comcast NBCUniversal for the 16th annual Comcast Cares Day. More than 700 City Year AmeriCorps Members and staff will participate in Comcast Cares Days projects th...



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Dominion Awards $1.2 Million on Earth Day to Nonprofits and Schools to Improve the Environment or Encourage Stewardship

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 10:41:00 EDT

(image) RICHMOND, Va., April 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether it's forging new nature trails, restoring waterways or inviting youth to learn about nature in the great outdoors, this year's Dominion environmental stewardship grants will support a variety of initiatives benefitting schools,...



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Kids Central Programming Receives Positive Ratings and Reviews From Common Sense Media

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 10:38:00 EDT

(image) DORAL, Fla., April 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Kids Central, the new network for kids and their families, is thrilled to receive positive ratings and reviews from Common Sense Media for shows airing on the network. Kids Central has searched the world for the best programming available...



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Cut Costs and 'Make' it a Prom to Remember

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 10:19:00 EDT

AVON, Ohio, April 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The countdown to prom is on and there's a lot to do. From finding the perfect date, locating the right ride, getting the dream dress or tux, and coordinating hair, makeup and accessories...it can be a little overwhelming...and pricey....



University of South Florida Adjuncts File for Union Election

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:00:00 EDT

(image) TAMPA, Fla., April 21, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Non-tenure track, part-time faculty at the University of South Florida announced Wednesday that they filed for a union election to join the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) as part of the national Faculty Forward campaign...



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Under Pressure: Submissions Due for FCA US 2017 'Drive for Design' Contest

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:00:00 EDT

(image) AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --  Student entries must be submitted by Friday, April 28, 2017, via www.FCAdrivefordesign.com  Drive for Design contest invites all U.S. high school students in grades 10-12 to design a Dodge vehicle 30 years in the future...



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