Major Bernadel, COO of TLHS invited to the United Nations Women Empowerment Conference

freeNewsArticles Story Summary: WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Toussaint L’Ouverture High School for Arts and Social Justice (TLHS) is pleased to announce that its Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer Major Joseph M. Bernadel, US Army (Ret.), is invited by the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations in New York to attend a special event titled ‘Engaging Philanthropy to Promote Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment.’

Educational Symposium: Educating African-Americans for The 21st Century: ‘A Call to Action’

freeNewsArticles Story Summary: OAKLAND, Calif. — Inward Journeys Consulting, an educational consulting company founded by Dr. Chris Harrison and NNeka Harrison, Ed.D. (ABD) is hosting an educational symposium titled Educating African-Americans for the 21st Century: ‘A Call to Action.’ This symposium will be held on Saturday, April 24, 2010 at Mills College (in Lisser Hall) in Oakland, Calif.

Biometric Signature ID Announces CEO Jeff Maynard to Speak on Student ID Verification Pilot Completed with University of Maryland University College

freeNewsArticles Story Summary: DALLAS, Texas — 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.’

Public School Education: Helping Provide Long Island Students with a Brighter Future

freeNewsArticles Story Summary: 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

freeNewsArticles Story Summary: 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

freeNewsArticles Story Summary: 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

freeNewsArticles Story Summary: AMES, Iowa — 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.

Educational Publisher DynaStudy, Inc. Wins Learning Magazine 2010 Teachers’ Choice Award

freeNewsArticles Story Summary: 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

freeNewsArticles Story Summary: 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.

The Utah Education Network and Respondus Partner to Reduce Cheating in Online Exams

freeNewsArticles Story Summary: 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.