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NEWS: (MESA, Ariz.) Edupoint Educational Systems, a leading student information and learning management solutions provider for the K-12 market, has been chosen by Loving Municipal Schools to replace its existing JMAC Student Information System (SIS) solution with Synergy(R). The district required a technologically advanced solution that would unite all district management functions in one fully-integrated solution, creating system wide data connections that help improve administrative processes and learning outcomes.

NEWS: (BISBEE, Ariz.) A new K-8 school has officially opened its doors in Bisbee, Arizona, after what school officials describe as a 'miraculous launch.' Cochise SDA Christian School, a member of the Adventist Education network with over 7,200 schools worldwide serving more than 1.5 million students, is now enrolling for the 2016-2017 school year with plans to fill its new building scheduled for completion by early May.

NEWS: (SEATTLE, Wash.) 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. Its 2015 art camp hosted 70 children. This summer they hope to have 100 children participate in their special art programs.

NEWS: (ALISO VIEJO, Calif.) 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.

NEWS: (ANAHEIM, Calif.) Students at an Anaheim High School in California 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.

NEWS: (IRVINE, Calif.) LIBERTY Dental Plan 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.

NEWS: (MESA, Ariz.) Edupoint Educational Systems, a leading student information and learning management solutions provider for the K-12 market, has been selected by Olathe Public Schools to implement Synergy Special Education (SE). Already a Synergy customer utilizing the Synergy Education Platform, Olathe Public Schools will benefit from the streamlined administration of a fully integrated EdTech solution.

NEWS: (MESA, Ariz.) Edupoint Educational Systems, a leading student information and learning management solutions provider for the K-12 market, has been chosen by Lake Havasu Unified School District in Arizona to replace its existing PowerSchool Student Information System (SIS) solution with Synergy(R).

NEWS: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) 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, 2016. Meoded Classes have been expanded this year because of the high demand for unique finishes from interior designers, home and business owners.

NEWS: (MESA, Ariz.) Edupoint Educational Systems - a leading student information and learning management solutions provider for the K-12 market, has seen rapid adoption of Synergy(R) Learning Management solutions across the nation, including a recent implementation of the LessonVUE Curriculum Management solution by Federal Way Public Schools (FWPS).

NEWS: (MESA, Ariz.) Edupoint Educational Systems, a leading student information and learning management solutions provider for the K-12 market, now supports technology enhanced items in Synergy Assessment, part of the Synergy 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.

NEWS: 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.'

NEWS: 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.

NEWS: Texas A&M University-Commerce has expanded the use of Regent Education's financial aid management solution, Regent 8, to support the administration of financial aid for its entire population. In addition, it has added Regent's SNAP product to its solution set to automate the financial aid application process for students who are not eligible for federal financial aid but are eligible for state-funded programs.

NEWS: Georgia-based author and educational consultant, Mychal Wynn, is working to expand college access for lower income and first generation students. Wynn notes, 'As students nationally apply to college over the coming months, students who will be the first in their family to attend college and those from low-income families, will be particularly at risk of making the wrong college choice.'

NEWS: The Turner Chapel AME Church Education Ministry (Marietta, Ga.), hosts its 5th Annual College Discussion Panel, on Saturday, December 19, 2015, from 10 a.m. - Noon. Appearing on the panel will be students representing 13 public, private, HBCU, community college, graduate school, law school, and medical school programs.

NEWS: The Florence County School District 3 Graduation Initiative, will host its first college discussion panel, on Dec. 18, 2015. Appearing on the panel will be students from the Lake City High School graduating class of 2015 representing such colleges and universities as the University of Maryland-Baltimore County, Claflin University, University of South Carolina-Upstate, South Carolina State, Francis Marion, Coastal Carolina, College of Charleston, Wake Forest, Southern Wesleyan, and Winston-Salem State.

NEWS: 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.

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: 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.

NEWS: It has been mentioned by many politicians that everybody has a lobbyist except public school children - which means that when critical decisions are made about public schools the loudest voices tend to be well-paid lobbyists, not parents and community stakeholders. COPACS, Inc., a 501(c)3 nonprofit wants parents and community stakeholders to level this playing field.

NEWS: On Saturday, Nov. 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.

NEWS: The Central Texas Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth(R) (ACG), the global organization focused on driving middle-market growth, presented its recently established Scholarship for Finance Studies to Dr. Keith Fairchild, PhD, associate professor and former department chair of the Department of Finance at The University of Texas San Antonio.

NEWS: The Turner Chapel AME Church Education Ministry, hosts its 6th annual college fair, beginning with a pre-college fair workshop by author and education ministry leader, Mychal Wynn, based on his new book, 'Show Me the Money: A Comprehensive Guide to Scholarships, Financial Aid, and Making the Right College Choice,' from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. The college fair runs from Noon to 3 p.m., Oct. 24, and is FREE to the public.

NEWS: Regent Education, the leading provider of financial aid and enrollment management software solutions, today announced the addition of higher education veteran Jim Hermens to the executive team where he will serve as the Company's president.

NEWS: Christopher Merrill, director of the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa, has joined the lineup of literary talents featured at the 2016 Todos Santos Writers Workshop (TSWW) January 24 -30. The center for creative writing located in the historic pueblo magico of Todos Santos, Baja California Sur, Mexico is in its third year.

NEWS: 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.

NEWS: Stemtree Education Center in Virginia will celebrate its official grand opening on Thursday, September 24, 2015 at 220 Maple Ave West, beginning at 6 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. Stemtree takes a unique approach to providing students in grades K-12 with one-on-one instruction in science, technology, and engineering (STEM).

NEWS: Edupoint Educational Systems, a leading student information system (SIS) provider for the national K-12 market, confirms the success of its Synergy Online Registration solution as early adoption rates among the company's installed user base continues to grow.

NEWS: Mortgage Compliance Training Center, a newly formed organization that is solely focused on mortgage compliance education and readiness, announced today that it has officially launched operations and will start by holding an all-day, hands-on TRID workshop in Denver, Colorado on Sept. 25.

MESA, Ariz. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Edupoint Educational Systems - a leading student information system (SIS) provider for the national K-12 market, has been selected by Espanola Public Schools (EPS) to implement its Synergy Education Platform. Seeking to replace a legacy student information system (SIS) that no longer met district needs, EPS sought a solution that would provide an integrated SIS and Individualized Education Program suite and provide real-time access to student data.

KATHMANDU, NEPAL /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The Adelina Foundation and World Mind Network recently completed a humanitarian and educational project at the TriKa School in Narayanpur, Nepal. According to Director John Toomey, the group engaged students and villagers in several programs designed to improve general health in the region and to inspire educational achievement. Lessons learned in Nepal will be applied to similar projects in the Philippines, Africa, India, the Middle East, and Latin America.

TIPP CITY, Ohio /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: 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.

FREDERICK, Md. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Regent Education has announced support for the Department of Education's Limited Direct Assessment Experiment via its industry-leading financial aid management software, Regent 8. Regent 8 is the only solution to offer full support for all enrollment models, including non-term and Competency Based Education (CBE).

TIPP CITY, Ohio /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: In June, a team of four Oak Hills Local Schools students, sponsored by Energy Optimizers, USA, participated in a hands-on bicycle building exercise at Otterbein College in Westerville - but this was no ordinary bike. The four middle school girls were participants in the AEGIS 2015 Energy Program, and their bicycle transforms riders' energy into light, heat and sound.

TIPP CITY, Ohio /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Through its partnership with energy services firm Energy Optimizers, USA, Bellbrook-Sugarcreek Schools has become the first school district in Ohio to retrofit all interior and exterior lighting to LED.

KATHMANDU, Nepal /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The Adelina Foundation of Torrance, California is assisting the World Mind Network in helping the TriKA school in Narayanpur, Nepal bounce back from the massive April and May earthquakes that devastated so much of the country.

DALLAS, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Roemtech, LLC is announcing the award of Patent #9,042,577 by the USPTO for its invention of a unique circuitry that automatically analyzes multiple audio inputs and checks for ground-loop noise that frequently plagues classroom audio systems. If the circuitry detects ground-loop noise on any input, it will immediately take action to eliminate that noise.

DOWNSVILLE, La. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Fatheree for BESE Campaign announced in Louisiana. Johnny Fatheree was born and reared on the Southside of Monroe, Louisiana and currently resides on Lake D' arbonne in Union Parish. He graduated from Ouachita Parish High School in 1971, and attended Northeast Louisiana University (now ULM) for a brief time.

SARASOTA, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: On Thursday, June 4, attorney David L. Goldman of the law firm of Shapiro, Goldman, Babboni and Walsh gave the commencement speech to the 2015 graduating class of the Westcoast School of Human Development in Sarasota, Fla.

DENVER, Colo. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Denver-based Dialysis Scholarship Fund (DSF) will hold its 5th-year anniversary celebration at a 'Vegas Night' fundraising gala on May 31, 2015, at Ya Ya's Euro Bistro in Greenwood Village. DSF, a 501(c)(3) public charity, was founded by John 'JT' Turek, a former dialysis patient and kidney transplant recipient, to provide tuition aid assistance to dialysis patients waiting for kidney transplants.