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Foley's Annual MLK Jr. Oratory Competition Announces 2022 Winners

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Saturday, January 15, 2022 - 12:34am

"This year's MLK Jr. Oratory Competition marks the 30th anniversary of the event in Dallas a truly momentous occasion for our law firm," said Michael Newman , Managing Partner of Foley's Dallas office.

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  • "This year's MLK Jr. Oratory Competition marks the 30th anniversary of the event in Dallas a truly momentous occasion for our law firm," said Michael Newman , Managing Partner of Foley's Dallas office.
  • "We host this competition to encourage our community to commemorate Dr. King's remarkable life and to pay tribute to his enduring legacy.
  • The event's success led to the establishment of the Houston competition in 1997 and the Chicago competition in 2020.
  • To learn more about Foley's MLK Jr. Oratory Competition, click here .

Texas Education Agency Chooses Paper to Support Statewide High-Impact Tutoring Initiative

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Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 4:28pm

MONTREAL, Oct. 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Texas Education Agency (TEA) has approved Paper as a full-service member of the state's new Vetted Texas Tutoring Corps (VTTC) aimed at accelerating student learning through high-impact tutoring.

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  • MONTREAL, Oct. 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Texas Education Agency (TEA) has approved Paper as a full-service member of the state's new Vetted Texas Tutoring Corps (VTTC) aimed at accelerating student learning through high-impact tutoring.
  • Paper is TEA-approved to support the implementation of high-impact tutoring and assist districts in meeting the statutory requirements for supplemental accelerated instruction as outlined in House Bill (HB) 4545.
  • "We are honored to support the TEA and Texas legislature's commitment to providing scaled high-impact tutoring to the state," said Philip Cutler, co-founder and CEO of Paper.
  • Paper is available to all school districts in Texas to deliver the high-impact tutoring the state seeks.

Texas Education Agency Approves FEV Tutor as a Full-Service Provider in New Statewide High-Impact Tutoring Initiative

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Tuesday, September 7, 2021 - 7:05pm

WOBURN, Mass., Sept. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The Texas Education Agency (TEA) has approved FEV Tutor to be a full-service member of the state's new Vetted Texas Tutoring Corps (VTTC).

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  • WOBURN, Mass., Sept. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The Texas Education Agency (TEA) has approved FEV Tutor to be a full-service member of the state's new Vetted Texas Tutoring Corps (VTTC).
  • Full-service VTTC members, like FEV Tutor, will provide end-to-end services, including instructional materials, tutoring platforms and trained tutors.
  • Based in Boston, FEV Tutor is the leading research and evidence-based online tutoring platform working nationally to effect change in K-12 education.
  • FEV Tutor leverages technology to deliver 1:1 high-impact and transformative personalized learning pathways through live, virtual tutoring sessions.

STAAR Surgical to Report Second Quarter Results on August 4, 2021

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Wednesday, July 21, 2021 - 2:15pm

STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ: STAA), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of implantable lenses and companion delivery systems for the eye, today announced that it will release financial results for the second quarter ended July 2, 2021 on Wednesday, August 4, 2021 after the market close.

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  • STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ: STAA), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of implantable lenses and companion delivery systems for the eye, today announced that it will release financial results for the second quarter ended July 2, 2021 on Wednesday, August 4, 2021 after the market close.
  • STAAR will host a conference call and webcast on Wednesday, August 4 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern / 1:30 p.m. Pacific to discuss its financial results and operational progress.
  • To access the conference call (Conference ID 6090849), please dial 866-209-9722 for domestic participants and 825-312-2235 for international participants.
  • The live webcast can be accessed from the investor relations section of the STAAR website at www.staar.com .

STAAR Surgical to Report Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year Results on February 24, 2021

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Wednesday, February 10, 2021 - 12:00pm

STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ: STAA), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of implantable lenses and companion delivery systems for the eye, today announced that it will release financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended January 1, 2021 on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 after the market close.

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  • STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ: STAA), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of implantable lenses and companion delivery systems for the eye, today announced that it will release financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended January 1, 2021 on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 after the market close.
  • STAAR will host a conference call and webcast on Wednesday, February 24 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern / 1:30 p.m. Pacific to discuss its financial results and operational progress.
  • To access the conference call (Conference ID 7649387), please dial 833-350-1429 for domestic participants and 647-689-6661 for international participants.
  • The live webcast can be accessed from the investor relations section of the STAAR website at www.staar.com .

Elizabeth Yeu, M.D. and K. Peony Yu, M.D. Appointed to STAAR Surgical Board of Directors

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Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 3:45pm

The addition of Dr. Elizabeth Yeu and Dr. K. Peony Yu to our Board of Directors illustrates STAARs commitment to excellence, the surgeon community and growth," said Dr. Gil Kliman, Chairman of the Nominating and Governance Committee of STAAR Surgicals Board of Directors.

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  • The addition of Dr. Elizabeth Yeu and Dr. K. Peony Yu to our Board of Directors illustrates STAARs commitment to excellence, the surgeon community and growth," said Dr. Gil Kliman, Chairman of the Nominating and Governance Committee of STAAR Surgicals Board of Directors.
  • Elizabeth and Peony collectively bring a wealth of additional clinical, business and growth perspectives, and we are delighted to have both doctors join STAARs Board.
  • As we pursue our strategic imperative of leading the lens-based future of refractive vision correction, I couldnt be more thrilled to have Elizabeth and Peony join our Board, said Caren Mason, President and CEO of STAAR Surgical.
  • Mr. Silverman, STAARs chairman of the Board of Directors, said, Johns contributions to STAAR over the past 12 years have been significant and meaningful.

STAAR Surgical Announces Preliminary Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2020 Results

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Sunday, January 10, 2021 - 11:00pm

STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ: STAA), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of implantable lenses and companion delivery systems for the eye, today provided preliminary results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended January 1, 2021.

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  • STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ: STAA), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of implantable lenses and companion delivery systems for the eye, today provided preliminary results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended January 1, 2021.
  • STAARs preliminary fourth quarter and fiscal 2020 results further illustrate the global demand for our lenses by surgeons and patients and our continued ability to capture market share in the midst of a global pandemic.
  • At this time, we expect our first quarter 2021 revenue to be slightly down from our fourth quarter 2020 preliminary results which is consistent with our historic seasonality.
  • STAAR expects to report complete fourth quarter and fiscal year results on or about February 24, 2021 and provided todays information due to investor meetings taking place January 11-12, 2021.

STAAR Surgical to Report Third Quarter Results on November 4, 2020

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Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 12:00pm

STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ: STAA), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of implantable lenses and companion delivery systems for the eye, today announced that it will release financial results for the third quarter ended October 2, 2020 on Wednesday, November 4, 2020 after the market close.

Key Points: 
  • STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ: STAA), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of implantable lenses and companion delivery systems for the eye, today announced that it will release financial results for the third quarter ended October 2, 2020 on Wednesday, November 4, 2020 after the market close.
  • STAAR will host a conference call and webcast on Wednesday, November 4 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern / 1:30 p.m. Pacific to discuss its financial results and operational progress.
  • To access the conference call (Conference ID 6253229), please dial 833-350-1429 for domestic participants and 647-689-6661 for international participants.
  • The live webcast can be accessed from the investor relations section of the STAAR website at www.staar.com .

STAAR Surgical Company: Last Days to Participate Actively in the Class Action Lawsuit

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Friday, October 16, 2020 - 8:37pm

Investors are encouraged to contact attorney Lesley F. Portnoy , to determine eligibility to participate in this action, by phone 310-692-8883 or email , or click here to join the case.

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  • Investors are encouraged to contact attorney Lesley F. Portnoy , to determine eligibility to participate in this action, by phone 310-692-8883 or email , or click here to join the case.
  • The investment analyst J Capital issued a report on August 11, 2020 on STAAR entitled "STAAR Surgical, Less Than Meets the Eye."
  • The report found, in particular, that Aier Eye Hospitals financial statements indicate that it bought only about half as many lenses as STAAR reports.
  • A class action lawsuit has already been filed.

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Reminds Shareholders with Losses on their Investment STAAR Surgical Company of Class Action Lawsuit and Upcoming Deadline – STAA

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Friday, October 9, 2020 - 3:58am

NEW YORK, Oct. 08, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pomerantz LLP announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed against STAAR Surgical Company (STAAR or the Company) (NASDAQ: STAA) and certain of its officers.

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  • NEW YORK, Oct. 08, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pomerantz LLP announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed against STAAR Surgical Company (STAAR or the Company) (NASDAQ: STAA) and certain of its officers.
  • If you are a shareholder who purchased STAAR securities during the class period, you have until October 19, 2020, to ask the Court to appoint you as Lead Plaintiff for the class.
  • To discuss this action, contact Robert S. Willoughby at rswilloughby@pomlaw.com or 888.476.6529 (or 888.4-POMLAW), toll-free, Ext.
  • Founded by the late Abraham L. Pomerantz, known as the dean of the class action bar, the Pomerantz Firm pioneered the field of securities class actions.