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Trust the Leader in Online School: Pikes Peak Online School Accepting Enrollments for 2021-2022 School Year

Friday, February 26, 2021 - 3:30pm

After a school year that is unlike any other, Pikes Peak Online School (PPOS) is now accepting enrollment applications for the 2021-2022 school year.

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  • After a school year that is unlike any other, Pikes Peak Online School (PPOS) is now accepting enrollment applications for the 2021-2022 school year.
  • A tuition-free public school program of Education reEnvisioned BOCES, PPOS offers a supportive learning environment for students statewide in grades 9-12.
  • As a trusted education partner for 6 years, families know that when they enroll at Pikes Peak Online School that they are receiving a dedicated online solution, said Head of School Nicole Tiley.
  • Pikes Peak Online School (PPOS) is public school program of Education reEnvisioned BOCES that serves Colorado students in grades 9-12.

Rethink Education to Invest $5mm in Seed Stage, Underrepresented Founders Improving Learning Outcomes and Economic Mobility

Friday, February 26, 2021 - 2:14pm

Rethink Education has earmarked $5mm from Rethink Education III to invest in underrepresented people of color helping solve some of the toughest challenges from education to workforce development.

Key Points: 
  • Rethink Education has earmarked $5mm from Rethink Education III to invest in underrepresented people of color helping solve some of the toughest challenges from education to workforce development.
  • The investment strategy for Rethink Education III has moved upstream focusing less on seed and preferring companies with slightly more traction and product market fit.
  • Companies solving problems in K12, higher education, career guidance and support, upskilling, reskilling & economic mobility are welcome to apply!
  • Launched in 2012, Rethink Education supports startups that are focused on learning outcomes by pursuing business models that are scalable, efficient, and unique.

Connie Stacey Wins The Forum’s 2020/21 Pitch for the Purse, $50,000 Prize

Friday, February 26, 2021 - 2:00pm

The Forum is pleased to announce Connie Stacey of Growing Greener Innovations is the winner of the 2020/2021 Pitch for the Purse program and the $50,000 prize.

Key Points: 
  • The Forum is pleased to announce Connie Stacey of Growing Greener Innovations is the winner of the 2020/2021 Pitch for the Purse program and the $50,000 prize.
  • The Forums Pitch for the Purse Finale is an absolutely spectacular display of womens ingenuity and business acumen, said Paulina Cameron, CEO of The Forum.
  • We are so proud of all of our finalists and are excited to see what is next for Connie Stacey.
  • I am so thrilled to have been selected as the winner of The Forums Pitch for the Purse, said Connie Stacey, Owner, Growing Greener Innovations.

Trust the Leader in Online School: Insight School of Kansas Accepting Enrollments for 2021-2022 School Year

Friday, February 26, 2021 - 2:30pm

Insight School of Kansas (ISKS), a full-time public school program of the Spring Hill Unified School District, is now accepting enrollment applications for the 2021-2022 school year.

Key Points: 
  • Insight School of Kansas (ISKS), a full-time public school program of the Spring Hill Unified School District, is now accepting enrollment applications for the 2021-2022 school year.
  • At Insight School of Kansas, we partner with the student and learning coach and work to meet the individual needs of each student, said Head of School Cassandra Barton.
  • ISKS offers students the academic, emotional and social supports needed to earn a high school diploma and succeed after graduation.
  • Insight School of Kansas (ISKS) is an accredited, full-time online public school program of the Spring Hill Unified School District that serves Kansas students in grades 7-12, as well as adult learners who are past their fourth-year cohort and have not earned a traditional high school diploma.

Insight School of Oklahoma Now Accepting Enrollments for 2021-2022 School Year

Friday, February 26, 2021 - 2:30pm

Insight School of Oklahoma (ISOK), an online public charter school for students in grades 6-12, is now accepting enrollment applications for the 2021-2022 school year.

Key Points: 
  • Insight School of Oklahoma (ISOK), an online public charter school for students in grades 6-12, is now accepting enrollment applications for the 2021-2022 school year.
  • ISOK combines online instruction with the support of state-licensed teachers to provide a personalized learning experience for its middle and high school students.
  • Insight School of Oklahoma (ISOK) is an alternative education online public charter school that serves students in grades 6-12 throughout the state of Oklahoma.
  • ISOK is recognized by the Oklahoma State Department of Education as an alternative school and is authorized by the Statewide Virtual Charter School Board.

Trust the Leader in Online School: Michigan Virtual Charter Academy Now Accepting Enrollments for 2021-2022 School Year

Friday, February 26, 2021 - 1:30pm

After an academic year like no other, Michigan Virtual Charter Academy ( MVCA ), a full-time online public-school academy serving K-12 students throughout the state, is welcoming students to enroll for the 2021-2022 school year, starting on March 2.

Key Points: 
  • After an academic year like no other, Michigan Virtual Charter Academy ( MVCA ), a full-time online public-school academy serving K-12 students throughout the state, is welcoming students to enroll for the 2021-2022 school year, starting on March 2.
  • Students of all ages need consistency in their education and MVCA can provide them with what they need to succeed, said Randy Rodriquez, head of school.
  • MVCA is tuition-free to all students who reside in Michigan, staffed by highly qualified state-licensed teachers, and is an authorized online public-school program of the Hazel Park School District.
  • Michigan Virtual Charter Academy (MVCA) is a full-time online public charter school that serves Michigan students in kindergarten through 12th grade.

Octave Bioscience to Present New Analyses Addressing the Complex Unmet Needs of Multiple Sclerosis Through Quantitative and Image-Based Measurement of Multiple Pathways and Their Biomarkers at the ACTRIMS Forum 2021

Friday, February 26, 2021 - 12:30pm

The posters presented by Octave Bioscience at the ACTRIMS Forum 2021 underscore the companys commitment to the pursuit of revealing deeper clinical insights and addressing the multiple challenges and unmet needs associated with MS.

Key Points: 
  • The posters presented by Octave Bioscience at the ACTRIMS Forum 2021 underscore the companys commitment to the pursuit of revealing deeper clinical insights and addressing the multiple challenges and unmet needs associated with MS.
  • Current tools to evaluate and manage patients are often subjective, qualitative, and inadequate to address critical questions of interest.
  • Octave is developing a Comprehensive Care Platform to provide a quantitative, objective measurement system designed to expand clinical insights in neurodegenerative disease, beginning with MS.
  • Following are the five posters accepted to the ACTRIMS Forum 2021, which can be found here :

Adit Edtech Acquisition Corp. Announces the Separate Trading of Its Shares of Common Stock and Redeemable Warrants Commencing March 3, 2021

Friday, February 26, 2021 - 12:00pm

Adit EdTech Acquisition Corp. (NYSE: ADEX.U) (the Company) today announced that, commencing March 3, 2021, holders of the units sold in the Companys initial public offering of 27,600,000 units may elect to separately trade the shares of common stock and redeemable warrants included in the units.

Key Points: 
  • Adit EdTech Acquisition Corp. (NYSE: ADEX.U) (the Company) today announced that, commencing March 3, 2021, holders of the units sold in the Companys initial public offering of 27,600,000 units may elect to separately trade the shares of common stock and redeemable warrants included in the units.
  • No fractional warrants will be issued upon separation of the units and only whole warrants will trade.
  • Holders of units will need to have their brokers contact Continental Stock Transfer & Trust Company, the Companys transfer agent, in order to separate the units into shares of common stock and redeemable warrants.
  • EarlyBirdCapital, Inc. acted as sole book-running manager for the offering and Maxim Group LLC and U.S. Capital Advisors acted as co-managers.

Horace Mann Educators Foundation to Make a Difference for Educators

Friday, February 26, 2021 - 6:01am

Horace Mann Educators Corporation (NYSE:HMN) today announced it has formed a 501(c)(3) organization, the Horace Mann Educators Foundation (Foundation), and funded it with an initial contribution of $1 million.

Key Points: 
  • Horace Mann Educators Corporation (NYSE:HMN) today announced it has formed a 501(c)(3) organization, the Horace Mann Educators Foundation (Foundation), and funded it with an initial contribution of $1 million.
  • Educators have gone above and beyond to try to reach and engage every student, whether in a classroom or through a computer screen, said Horace Mann Educators Corporation (Horace Mann) President and CEO Marita Zuraitis.
  • Forming the Horace Mann Educators Foundation builds on that history by supporting educators in their efforts to ensure every student has the best opportunity possible to be successful.
  • Horace Mann Educators Foundation is an independent charitable organization formed by Horace Mann Educators Corporation in 2020 primarily to recognize the dedication of educators to helping each student reach their full potential.