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Part 1 of 4: COVID-19 and the Future of Historically Black Colleges and Universities

GREENSBORO, N.C., June 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For over 15 years, Bridget Chisholm and her team at North Carolina-based black-owned economic development firm, Building Wealth & Communities (BWC) Consulting, LLC has had first-hand experience with providing high-level financial solutions to Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).

5,000 elementary schools across America are searching for a safe way to offer recess during the Pandemic

WEBB CITY, Mo., June 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A pandemic recess solution is being released by Peaceful Playgrounds Inc. A 6-foot Distancing Playground, the brainchild of award-winning educator and playground designer, Dr. Melinda Bossenmeyer, is an answer sure to thrill millions of children as they return to school in the fall. Why? Dr. Bossenmeyer has saved recess!

Ed Tech JPA Consortium in Calif. Contracts with Edupoint to Expedite Procurement of Synergy SIS

IRVINE, Calif., June 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- California's Ed Tech Joint Powers Authority (Ed Tech JPA) has contracted with Edupoint(r) Educational Systems to provide streamlined procurement of the company's market-leading Synergy Student Information System (SIS) to Ed Tech JPA members under a consortium purchasing agreement, saving members time and resources while ensuring adherence with data privacy and public procurement laws.

Go Online, Help Scientists Understand Child Development

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 26, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Parents and children can help scientists understand how the young mind grows and changes-all from home! Children Helping Science from the Parent Researcher Collaborative connects families to hundreds of web-based studies of child development and brain function.

Record Early Enrollment for Lower Extremity Fellows, Residents & Young Surgeon 3rd Annual Course

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Magnifi Group, Inc. and Bespa Global, LLC, co-organizers of the program, announced today that despite the change of date for its 3rd Annual Lower Extremity IEP Fellows, Residents and Young Surgeons Course it is still experiencing record early registration. The course, originally scheduled for May 1-3 will take place from Nov. 6-8, 2020 at The Omni Downtown, Austin, Texas.

Record Early Spine Fellows & Young Surgeon Enrollment for 10th Annual November Spine IEP Course

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Magnifi Group, Inc., announced today it is experiencing record early registration for its 10th Annual Spine IEP Fellows & Young Surgeons' Course (Spine Interactive Educational Program). The course will be conducted November 20-22 at The Fairmont Hotel, Austin, Texas.

Perkiomen Valley School District in PA Selects Synergy Education Platform

COLLEGEVILLE, Pa., May 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Perkiomen Valley School District (PVSD) 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, Synergy Online Registration, and Synergy Special Education. PVSD serves over 5,500 students in the Philadelphia region.
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Technology from Florida’s Pneuma Solutions Breaks the Distance Learning Barrier for Disabled Students

MIAMI, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Today Pneuma Solutions launched a free service that redefines the way students with special needs are provided instructional materials. Based on Pneuma's Augmented Document Remediation technology, Scribe for Education allows teachers in K-12 to upload image files to a secure cloud service that provides near real time conversion.

California Safe Schools Celebrates 22nd Anniversary and Earth Day

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- March 30, 2020 marked the 22nd anniversary of California Safe Schools (CSS) a celebrated children's environmental health and justice coalition founded by Robina Suwol in 1998 after grade school students, including Robina's two sons, were sprayed with the herbicide Princep, as they headed to class.
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University of Florida Lastinger Center for Learning Creates Free, Online Resource Hub

GAINESVILLE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Today, the University of Florida Lastinger Center for Learning, in an effort to keep all students learning during the COVID-19 pandemic, launched a new resource hub of free resources for students, parents and teachers. As students navigate distance learning, these research-based tip sheets and videos will lighten the burden.

The New York Public Library Partners with Online Tutoring Service Brainfuse to Give all NY Students Access to Free, Remote, One-on-One...

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The New York Public Library has partnered with online tutoring service Brainfuse to offer all New York area students access to free after-school homework help, including virtual 1-on-1 tutoring in a wide range of subjects for K-12 students.

College Students Connect with Older Adults in Miami During Coronavirus Pandemic

MIAMI, Fla., April 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Papa Inc, a Miami-based company that brings college students and older adults together, is providing wellbeing checks for isolated members, in partnership with AvMed.

Pandemic Pushes L.A. Arts Nonprofit, Dream A World Education, from Classroom to Television

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dream A World Education, an LAUSD and Hawthorne School District provider of arts and social-emotional education working in areas of extreme poverty, has turned school closures into an opportunity to move their artists from classrooms to television and virtual recyclable programming.

Magnifi Group Releases COVID-19 Course for Medical Professionals in Hospital Setting

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Magnifi Group, Inc., a global leader in dynamic online training solutions through its FDA-Compliant Learn-WiseGo eLearning Platform, has released its COVID-19 course at no cost to its global client base and is available for public purchase.

Disinfecting of schools, like hospitals and healthcare facilities, will be the new norm going forward, says DisinfectSchools

FULLERTON, Calif., April 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Standard routine chemical cleaning and sanitizing are not enough to battle the bacteria and viruses found in many different work environments, says Disinfect Schools (DisinfectSchools.com).

‘Ain’t Too Proud’ Star, Jawan Jackson, Hits a High Note with Students During Pandemic

FREDERICK, Md., April 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Phenomenology, Inc., an innovative production model in the performing arts, is teaming up with Jawan Jackson, star of the hit Broadway musical "Ain't Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations," to encourage high school musical theater students in Frederick, Maryland.

Beyond Benign Receives Grant to Support Green Chemistry Education at Universities

WILMINGTON, Mass., April 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Green chemistry education nonprofit Beyond Benign has received a grant from life science company MilliporeSigma to develop laboratory resources for universities. The life science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany operates as MilliporeSigma in the U.S. and Canada.

Are Your Kids in Danger of Being Sexually Abused at School?

SAN MATEO, Calif., March 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Thousands of children every year are molested, used for pornography or otherwise sexually abused by teachers, coaches or other school employees - according to leading research, school employees sexually abuse one in ten students before the end of high school. New resources from Stop School Sexual Abuse (SSSA) help parents keep their kids safe.

Studies Weekly opens its online curriculum to all during COVID-19 outbreak

SACRAMENTO, Calif. and OREM, Utah, March 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Due to California school closures, and the need for many teachers and students to conduct learning remotely, Studies Weekly announced March 13 that it opened its online curriculum platform, Studies Weekly Online, free to all users.

Berkeley Coding Academy Opens Doors with Summer Camp in Machine Learning and AI

BERKELEY, Calif., March 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Berkeley Coding Academy, a new computer science team of credentialed teachers, is offering summer camps to empower youth in Python Programming, Data Analytics, Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence.

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