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Singapore's One World International School to Open Campus in Riyadh

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Saturday, May 14, 2022 - 2:00pm

The One World International School ( OWIS ) will be the fourth school to be established in Riyadh under the RCRC's International Schools Attraction Program, an initiative to bring international schools to the Saudi capital in partnership with the Kingdom's Ministry of Investment and the Ministry of Education.

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  • The One World International School ( OWIS ) will be the fourth school to be established in Riyadh under the RCRC's International Schools Attraction Program, an initiative to bring international schools to the Saudi capital in partnership with the Kingdom's Ministry of Investment and the Ministry of Education.
  • Global Schools Foundation (GSF) has received 350 international awards in educational excellence and organisational excellence from world's leading award bodies.
  • The Riyadh campus will give students the right foundation to propel them to international success in the future."
  • Founded in 2002, Singapore-based GSFhas several international brands under its aegis, including OWIS, Dwight School - Seoul, GIIS etc.

Two Largest School Districts in San Antonio Adopt Exemplars Math Resources

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Tuesday, April 12, 2022 - 2:12pm

The Exemplars Library provides a variety of contextual math problems that allow students to productively struggle through sense-making, reasoning and discourse."

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  • The Exemplars Library provides a variety of contextual math problems that allow students to productively struggle through sense-making, reasoning and discourse."
  • ESSA research demonstrates significant growth in improved learning outcomes when Exemplars math tasks and processes are utilized over a 3-year period.
  • Today, Exemplars provides performance tasks, rubrics, and student anchor papers for schools and districts in Math, Science, and Writing.
  • Used by educators in 50 states and 33 countries, Exemplars supplemental resources are research-based and designed to meet state, national, and Common Core standards..

Huntington Learning Center Yields Tremendous Results; Recognized as a Leader in Training and Performance

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Tuesday, March 22, 2022 - 11:45am

"Our ability to create and implement strong training programs for our franchisees has become a foundation for extending the Huntington reach nationwide.

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  • "Our ability to create and implement strong training programs for our franchisees has become a foundation for extending the Huntington reach nationwide.
  • To date, we have helped over one million U.S. students bridge learning gaps and improve test scores," said Anne Huntington Sharma, President and Board Member of Huntington Learning Center.
  • We prioritize getting our franchisees the training and resources they need in order to give schools unparalleled support in combating learning loss," said Sharma.
  • As evidenced by a growing number of industry recognitions, Huntington Learning Center remains the leader in tutor and test prep programs throughout the country.

Afficient Academy’s AI-Powered Learning Technology Disrupts K-12 Education

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Tuesday, March 29, 2022 - 1:00pm

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  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220329005342/en/
    The chart above shows the median number of days for Afficient students to complete one grade level for Afficient Math.
  • Research data are compiled from 7,831 students who participated in Afficient Learning programs from 2018 to 2022 in US server.
  • By harnessing AI, Afficients patented Afficient Methodology helps identify gaps in childrens learning and provides intelligent and self-paced learning paths to not only close the gaps, but also help children dramatically improve learning effectiveness to reach A/A+.
  • Today, over 15,000 students have learned better and faster with Afficient Math (Grades 2-12) and Afficient English (Grades 2-8).

Aurora Unveils Ride-Hailing Test Fleet, Based on the Toyota Sienna

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Wednesday, March 23, 2022 - 1:00pm

Aurora Innovation, Inc. (NASDAQ: AUR) has unveiled its test fleet of its autonomous custom-designed Toyota Sienna vehicles featuring Toyotas Vehicle Control Interface (VCI) and Sienna Autono-MaaS (S-AM) platform.

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  • Aurora Innovation, Inc. (NASDAQ: AUR) has unveiled its test fleet of its autonomous custom-designed Toyota Sienna vehicles featuring Toyotas Vehicle Control Interface (VCI) and Sienna Autono-MaaS (S-AM) platform.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220323005390/en/
    Aurora unveiled its test fleet of its autonomous custom-designed Toyota Sienna vehicles featuring Toyotas Vehicle Control Interface (VCI) and Sienna Autono-MaaS (S-AM) platform.
  • Since unveiling its prototype last fall, Aurora has further refined the Aurora Driver hardware while Toyota built a larger fleet of platform vehicles at its facilities, customized for the requirements of its customers, including Aurora.
  • In honor of the milestone, Toyota executives were invited to be the first to experience the Aurora Driver in the Toyota S-AM.

NEW BOOK RELEASES TO SUPPORT CLASSROOM INSTRUCTION

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Wednesday, March 30, 2022 - 9:00pm

CHICAGO, March 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- World Book, Inc., ( www.worldbook.com ), a leading publisher of nonfiction children's book series, core reference, and digital learning platforms, today announced the release of 10 new book series.

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  • CHICAGO, March 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- World Book, Inc., ( www.worldbook.com ), a leading publisher of nonfiction children's book series, core reference, and digital learning platforms, today announced the release of 10 new book series.
  • World Book's new releases for March:
    Building Blocks 6-Series Collectionjoin colorful characters in graphic novel-style adventures to explore computer programming, finance, geography, math, and natural and physical sciences.
  • These new series are the ideal resource to support classroom instruction.
  • World Book, Inc., a subsidiary of The Scott Fetzer Company, is based out of Chicago, IL.

Project Bike Tech Names New Board Chairman, Honors Previous President

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Wednesday, March 2, 2022 - 1:29pm

"I'm not going to lieTim's passing shocked us all and put us on our heels for a minute," said Project Bike Tech Executive Director, Mercedes Ross.

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  • "I'm not going to lieTim's passing shocked us all and put us on our heels for a minute," said Project Bike Tech Executive Director, Mercedes Ross.
  • "I am deeply honored to have been appointed as the Chairman of the Project Bike Tech Board of Directors," said Mr. Nuss.
  • The Project Bike Tech curriculum also incorporates employment preparation activities, including resume writing, interview tactics, portfolio building, and workplace safety.
  • Project Bike Tech is a thriving program that has successfully impacted more than 3,000 high school students in California, Colorado, Minnesota, New Hampshire, Oklahoma, Utah, and Vermont.

Educational Robots Market Size to grow by 580.92 thousand units | 38% of the Growth to Originate from APAC | 17,000+ Technavio Reports

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Friday, February 25, 2022 - 8:00am

The educational robots market report covers insights on major trends, key growth drivers, and challenges impacting the overall growth of the market.

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  • The educational robots market report covers insights on major trends, key growth drivers, and challenges impacting the overall growth of the market.
  • The emergence of global robot industry players is another factor supporting the educational robots market growth.
  • With the increased popularity of educational robots, the global educational robots market is witnessing the emergence of new startups with huge funding.
  • View report outlook for additional drivers, trends, and challenges
    The educational robots market analysis includes product segment (pre-configured educational robots, reconfigurable educational robots, and humanoid educational robots) and geography (North America, APAC, Europe, South America, and MEA).

National Nonprofit, Reading Partners, Receives Unsolicited $20 Million from MacKenzie Scott and Announces Plans to Raise $100 Million Over Three Years to Advance Educational Equity Through Early Literacy

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Thursday, February 24, 2022 - 12:05pm

Oakland, CA, Feb. 24, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Reading Partners received a $20 million, unrestricted gift from MacKenzie Scott to support the national nonprofits evidence-based early literacy intervention program.

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  • Oakland, CA, Feb. 24, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Reading Partners received a $20 million, unrestricted gift from MacKenzie Scott to support the national nonprofits evidence-based early literacy intervention program.
  • Reading Partners believes reading is foundational and that the ability to read transforms lives and empowers children and communities to thrive.
  • To make a contribution toward Reading Partners $100 million growth initiative to support exponentially more students, please visit readingpartners.org/donate .
  • Reading Partners is a proud AmeriCorps service partner and has been endorsed by The New York Times.

Huntington Learning Center Experiences Immense Growth as Tutoring Demand Surges, Highlights Franchisee Success in Local Markets

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Thursday, December 16, 2021 - 5:39pm

"October 2021 proved to be the best month for business in my five-year span of owning my Huntington Learning Center business," said Ingle.

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  • "October 2021 proved to be the best month for business in my five-year span of owning my Huntington Learning Center business," said Ingle.
  • Cheri Reid, Huntington Learning Center owner and operator in Skokie, Illinois, speaks on her center's ability to maintain operations during the pandemic.
  • This alone makes Huntington Learning Center unique in an industry that tends to deliver a one-size-fits-all approach.
  • Huntington Learning Center is the nation's leading tutoring and test prep provider offering customized programs in-person, online, and hybrid options.