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Too Few Candidates Applying for Teaching Jobs the Primary Hiring Challenge for More than Two-Thirds of Public Schools Entering the 2022-23 School Year

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Tuesday, September 27, 2022

WASHINGTON, Sept. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Sixty-nine percent of K–12 public schools reported their primary challenge for filling 2022–23 school year teaching vacancies was too few candidates applying for open positions, according to data released today by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the statistical center of the U.S. Department of Education. Sixty-three percent of public schools also reported too few candidates applying for non-teaching staff vacancies. 

Key Points: 
  • Sixty-three percent of public schools also reported too few candidates applying for non-teaching staff vacancies.
  • As of August, public schools across the country reported that special education and mathematics teaching positions were among the most difficult teaching positions to fill for the 202223 school year.
  • Entering the 202223 school year, nearly half (45 percent) of public schools reported providing internet access to students who need it at their homes.
  • Fifty-three percent of public schools report feeling that they are understaffed entering the 2022 23 school year.

NCES Data Show Black or African American Graduates Who Took Out Federal Student Loans Owed Average of 105 Percent of the Initial Loan Values 4 Years After Graduation

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Monday, September 26, 2022

WASHINGTON, Sept. 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Among 2015–16 college graduates with bachelor's degrees who took out federal student loans, Black or African American graduates owed an average of 105 percent of the original amount borrowed 4 years after graduation compared to 73 percent for White borrowers, according to one of two reports released today by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) within the U.S. Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences (IES). Additionally, four years after graduation, 77 percent of 2015–16 bachelor's degree earners who majored in education were either new or continuing teachers in a regular classroom since 2017. 

Key Points: 
  • Overall, the Baccalaureate and Beyond Longitudinal Study can be used to understand and chart pathways toward better opportunities for lifelong success."
  • Highlights from the report include:
    Four years after earning their bachelor's degrees in 201516, Black or African American graduates who took out federal student loans owed an average of 105 percent of the original amount borrowed.
  • Nineteen percent of both Black or African American graduates and Hispanic or Latino graduates said they took on additional family or child care responsibilities.
  • In addition to survey responses, information was collected from sources such as enrollment and federal student loan databases.

ZEX PR Recognised as "Best PR Agency" at India Ecommerce Show 2022 Organised by Entrepreneurs Media

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Friday, September 23, 2022

Delhi, India--(Newsfile Corp. - September 23, 2022) - Zex PR is delighted to announce that they are recognised as "Best PR Agency" at India Ecommerce Show 2022 organised by Entrepreneurs Media at Radisson Blu on 25th & 26th Aug 2022.

Key Points: 
  • Delhi, India--(Newsfile Corp. - September 23, 2022) - Zex PR is delighted to announce that they are recognised as "Best PR Agency" at India Ecommerce Show 2022 organised by Entrepreneurs Media at Radisson Blu on 25th & 26th Aug 2022.
  • Entrepreneur Media in collaboration Services Export Promotion Council of India (SEPC) brings to you the FIRST ever E-Commerce EXPO of the country INDIA ECOMMERCE SHOW 2022, a 2 days long event that includes Exhibition, Conferences & Awards.
  • Entrepreneurs Media, founded in 2021, is leaping forward to be a leader in the field of online media and publishing.
  • Entrepreneurs Media provides Business News via blogging, email, social media, video creation, podcasting, webinars, and live events.

Carnegie Learning Only K-12 Finalist for Dept. of Education $1Million XPRIZE

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Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Carnegie Learning today announced the companys research team, UpGrade by Carnegie Learning , has been selected as a finalist in the XPRIZE Digital Learning Challenge.

Key Points: 
  • Carnegie Learning today announced the companys research team, UpGrade by Carnegie Learning , has been selected as a finalist in the XPRIZE Digital Learning Challenge.
  • XPRIZE is a global competition to modernize, accelerate, and improve the technology and processes for studying effective learning and education.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220920006156/en/
    The UpGrade by Carnegie Learning team leveraged a new and free open source platform for field experimentation within education platforms.
  • Carnegie Learning is a leading provider of K-12 education technology, curriculum, and professional learning solutions.

XPRIZE and U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences Announce Three Finalist Teams in $1M Digital Learning Challenge

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Tuesday, September 20, 2022

The competition is sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES), the independent and nonpartisan statistics, research, and evaluation arm of the U.S. Department of Education.

Key Points: 
  • The competition is sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES), the independent and nonpartisan statistics, research, and evaluation arm of the U.S. Department of Education.
  • For more information on the Digital Learning Challenge and the teams involved, please visit xprize.org/challenge/digitallearning .
  • Active competitions include the $100 Million XPRIZE Carbon Removal with Elon Musk, $15 Million XPRIZE Feed the Next Billion, $10 Million XPRIZE Rainforest, $10 Million ANA Avatar XPRIZE, $5 Million XPRIZE Rapid Reskilling, and $1 Million Digital Learning Challenge.
  • The Institute of Education Sciences (IES) is the independent and nonpartisan statistics, research, and evaluation arm of the U.S. Department of Education.

Edison Price Lighting Introduces the Second Stage of Its Modernization Plan With New, State-of-the-Art Facilities

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Thursday, September 8, 2022

We are grateful for all the support that the design community, our agents, and our clientele have provided to Edison Price Lighting during the past 18 months."

Key Points: 
  • We are grateful for all the support that the design community, our agents, and our clientele have provided to Edison Price Lighting during the past 18 months."
  • Therefore, as part of the second stage of its modernization plan, Edison Price has made the decision to move Edison Price Lighting to two brand-new, sustainable facilities.
  • Edison Price looks forward to hosting its loyal clients, agents, and others at its new corporate headquarters.
  • By Jan. 1, Edison Price will offer a quick-ship guide which will have an expanded supply of products and be able to ship its most beloved designs within five days of request.

WestEd to Study Impact of Online Math Learning Program on Student Outcomes

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Tuesday, September 6, 2022

This grant will support further collaboration between WestEd and Age of Learning and will extend previous studies in 2017 and 2019 , which found that My Math Academy accelerated childrens mathematics skills and fostered greater engagement in their math learning.

Key Points: 
  • This grant will support further collaboration between WestEd and Age of Learning and will extend previous studies in 2017 and 2019 , which found that My Math Academy accelerated childrens mathematics skills and fostered greater engagement in their math learning.
  • We take a research-driven approach to developing our programs and have already amassed a significant body of evidence showing the effectiveness of My Math Academy in improving learning outcomes while fostering a love for math learning, said Sunil Gunderia, Chief Innovation Officer at Age of Learning.
  • Earlier studies have found that My Math Academy improved learning outcomes in kindergarten and first-grade mathematics.
  • In 2020, Age of Learning released My Math Academy for schools, an adaptive, personalized program that helps students master foundational math concepts.

Innovative Employee Solutions (IES) Named to Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Privately Owned Companies in America

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Wednesday, August 31, 2022

The rankings from Inc. are the most comprehensive evaluation of entrepreneurial growth and have included behemoths like Oracle, Microsoft, and Intuit in past years.

Key Points: 
  • The rankings from Inc. are the most comprehensive evaluation of entrepreneurial growth and have included behemoths like Oracle, Microsoft, and Intuit in past years.
  • "It's truly an inspiring achievement that IES is in the top .07% of companies in the country in terms of growth.
  • We are proud to see our hard work recognized in the Inc. 5000," said Kara Hertzog, IES' president.
  • Karla Hertzog, CEO, said, "We feel honored to be recognized alongside the rest of the Inc. 5000 companies, which are growing rapidly and doing it through innovation.

Six Lighting Solutions from Current Selected for the 2022 Illuminating Engineering Society Annual Progress Report

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Monday, August 22, 2022

Six lighting solutions from Current were featured in the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) Progress Report Committees annual report, which was released and presented on Aug. 19 at the 2022 IES Annual Conference.

Key Points: 
  • Six lighting solutions from Current were featured in the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) Progress Report Committees annual report, which was released and presented on Aug. 19 at the 2022 IES Annual Conference.
  • Each of the six qualifying products are right in line with the Current mission to connect customers to the next generation of smart and sustainable world-class lighting solutions that create safer, efficient, inspiring environments.
  • The six solutions listed below illustrate a variety of lighting scenarios, such as addressing safety systems for commercial and industrial environments; delivering stylish and contemporary office lighting; and forward-thinking and intuitive controls.
  • NX Lighting Controls NXP2 Series Lighting Controls Panels can operate as a standalone product or as an NX-networked device.

Syntekabio Presents Innovative AI Drug Discovery Cloud Platforms DeepMatcher® and NEO-ARS™ at UKC 2022

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Global AI drug discovery and development company Syntekabio will present its innovative and efficient proprietary AI-based drug discovery cloud platforms DeepMatcher and NEO-ARS, scheduled to launch this September, on Aug. 19 at the US-Korea Conference (UKC) in Arlington, Virginia.

Key Points: 
  • ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Global AI drug discovery and development company Syntekabio will present its innovative and efficient proprietary AI-based drug discovery cloud platforms DeepMatcher and NEO-ARS, scheduled to launch this September, on Aug. 19 at the US-Korea Conference (UKC) in Arlington, Virginia.
  • The Innovative and Entrepreneurship Symposium (IES) enables participating companies with promising products and technologies to present their insights and ideas for growing cross-border business opportunities in the U.S. and Korea.
  • WHO: Kilyoung Kim, PhD, CSO and president of Syntekabio USA, will introduce the company and present its latest technology in AI drug discovery and development at the symposium.
  • For Syntekabio's products and services, visit http://www.syntekabio.com/eng/ or contact the New York office at [email protected] or +1 (212) 371-2544.