Cultural Academy for Excellence (CAFE) Announces Upcoming CAFE 2019 Fundraising Gala

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — The Cultural Academy for Excellence (CAFE) fundraising affair will take place on Saturday, November 9, 2019. The CAFE 2019 Fundraising Gala is a black-tie affair that will feature headliner performances by world-acclaimed artists David Rudder, known as the Calypso King of the World, and Allison Hinds, aka the Queen of Caribbean Soca.

Cabrini High School and the American Italian Cultural Center Co-hosts Fundraising Gala in Honor of Saint Frances Cabrini’s Contributions to New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS, La. — The influence of Saint Frances Cabrini, the first American citizen Saint, and her Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart has been felt in New Orleans since 1892. Besides the daily work of helping the unfortunate, Saint Cabrini established two orphanages, the larger of which became Cabrini High School in 1959.

Unicheck Releases Advanced Cheating Detection to Uncover Digital Trickery

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Unicheck, a versatile plagiarism and cheating prevention solution that helps educators worldwide create well-educated students, announced the launch of their advanced digital cheating detection, which spots intricate, tech-enabled cheating endeavors.

Hillsborough County Public Schools, Florida, Selects Synergy Education Platform

TAMPA, Fla. — Hillsborough County Public Schools (HCPS) has selected the industry-leading Synergy Education Platform by Edupoint(R) Educational Systems for its K-12 student information management needs. The district’s Synergy solution will include Synergy Student Information System and Synergy Special Education in a cloud-hosted environment.

Media Advisory: Byte Back Brings National Digital Inclusion Week to DC with Congresswoman Norton and Mayor Bowser

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Local residents and nationally known digital inclusion leaders are celebrating National Digital Inclusion Week October 7 to 11. Though Washington, D.C. is a capital of innovation and technology, the District still struggles with a stark digital divide. Byte Back is a nationally recognized tech nonprofit that has led digital inclusion in the D.C. area for more than 20 years.

Jump$tart Coalition’s 2019 National Educator Conference Is Sold Out

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Jump$tart Coalition’s 2019 National Educator Conference – an all-scholarship event for personal finance teachers – is sold out. The conference, set for November 1 – 3, 2019 at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC, is underwritten by the Cornell-Douglas Foundation, Experian, and the Wells Fargo Foundation and many other generous sponsors, which enable 350 teachers from across the country to attend the event on a scholarship that covers their hotel stay, meals and full participation in the event.

Galileo Learning Names New VP of Marketing, Nerissa Sardi

OAKLAND, Calif. — Galileo Learning, one of America’s largest and fastest-growing summer day camp providers, has named Nerissa Sardi its new Vice President of Marketing. Galileo operates 100+ summer camp programs throughout California and Illinois.

Sierra Nevada Education Launches Can-Ed App to the Public for Cannabis Education and Job Training

LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Sierra Nevada Education, located in Las Vegas, Nevada has delivered the world’s first cannabis education and training app on IOS and Android to the public – delivering cutting edge cannabis education and job training. The Can-Ed App is launching with a free course available to everyone titled – “How To Get A Job In The Cannabis Industry.”

Bethel School District in Washington Selects Synergy Student Information System

SPANAWAY, Wash. — Bethel School District (BSD) has selected the industry-leading Synergy Student Information System (SIS) by Edupoint(r) Educational Systems for its K-12 student data management needs. The district’s Synergy solution will include Synergy Online Registration and cloud hosting to serve over 19,000 K-12 students in the Seattle metropolitan area.

Galileo Learning Announced as New 100Kin10 Partner Ahead of Network Exceeding Goal of Training 100,000 New STEM Teachers by 2021

OAKLAND, Calif. — 100Kin10, a national organization dedicated to solving the STEM teacher shortage by 2021, announced this month that Galileo joins 40 other new programmatic partners in its ranks this year. In addition to Galileo, new partners include Chicago Public Schools, National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, Council of Chief State School Officers, among others.