Education This section offers the latest releases in the field of public and private education, including all levels from early-childhood education to third-level higher education and beyond. Find news relating to educational policy and funding, as well as related research and study results. Get the latest information on school enrollment and enrichment opportunities. Also included are announcements regarding major donations, scholarships, grants, and new programs. Learn about awards, accreditation, school rankings, and educational statistics, including news about homeschooling trends, laws, and developments.

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Aug 24, 2016, 14:00 ET 16 Outstanding Idaho Students Awarded $7,000 Lola and Duane Hagadone Scholarships in Partnership with Horatio Alger Association

 Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc., a nonprofit educational organization honoring the achievements of outstanding...


Aug 24, 2016, 13:42 ET How to Lighten the Back-to-School Load for Moms and Kids? Check this List:

Video News Release  - There's a reason kids may soon be whining about going back-to-school. What's in their backpacks is giving them...


Aug 24, 2016, 13:32 ET Edutaining Africa - Phonics School & Little Poets Cartoon Series to Broadcast in Africa

London based edutainment studio EnablinGenius Ltd., has entered a licensing agreement with Ubongo to air Phonics School and Little Poets series in...


Aug 24, 2016, 13:24 ET Rawlings® Renews as Official Baseball of NCAA Championships

Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc. a subsidiary of Newell Brands (NYSE: NWL), today announced its renewal of its exclusive status with the...


Aug 24, 2016, 13:00 ET NaviGate Prepared® Offers Free Safety Plan Wizard in Alignment with Illinois School Security and Standards Task Force Recommendations

 The Illinois School Security and Standards Task Force, established by law last year, completed its work and issued its final report and...


Aug 24, 2016, 12:56 ET Back-To-School Is A Vital Time To Remind Kids And Parents About Abduction Safety

The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® and Honeywell (NYSE: HON) are calling on parents and educators to emphasize...


Aug 24, 2016, 11:33 ET Billionaire Victor Dahdaleh Receives Doctor of Laws Degree From York University, Addresses Graduates

Billionaire Canadian business leader and philanthropist Victor Dahdaleh attended the recent annual convocation ceremony at York University,...


Aug 24, 2016, 10:58 ET USU Research Foundation/SDL Receives Contract for up to $99.4 Million

The Utah State University Research Foundation and its Space Dynamics Laboratory announced that it has received an indefinite delivery, indefinite...


Aug 24, 2016, 10:45 ET Cengage Learning Adds Offline E-Reader Capabilities to MindTap Mobile App

 Cengage Learning today announced additional features for its MindTap Mobile app, including offline e-reader capabilities, the most requested...


Aug 24, 2016, 10:43 ET FAU Poll Finds Trump Edging Out Clinton in Florida

 Republican nominee Donald Trump leads Democrat Hillary Clinton in Florida 43 to 41 percent, with Libertarian Gary Johnson taking 8 percent,...


Aug 24, 2016, 10:30 ET Kevin Gibson Named Cary M. Maguire Fellow In Applied Ethics

The American College Cary M. Maguire Center for Ethics in Financial Services is pleased to announce Dr. Kevin Gibson as the 2016 – 2017 Cary...


Aug 24, 2016, 10:15 ET Wounded Warrior Project Helps Students Get Ready for School

 With a new school year on the horizon, so too is the need for pencils, paper, and other educational supplies. Students and parents filled the...


Aug 24, 2016, 10:05 ET Dominion Awards $1 Million for Educational Programs Exploring Energy and the Environment

 From wetland restoration to green roof technology, this year's Dominion educational grants will engage students of all ages in a variety of...


Aug 24, 2016, 10:00 ET New Bryn Athyn College Residence Halls Completed in Perfect Time for Move-In

 These most recent additions to Bryn Athyn College's attractive campus reflect the growth in enrollment projected for the small college just...


Aug 24, 2016, 10:00 ET Leslie Bluhm, David Helfand and Chicago Ideas Announce the Sixth Class of Bluhm/Helfand Social Innovation Fellows

 Leslie Bluhm and David Helfand, in association with Chicago Ideas, are proud to announce the 2016 Bluhm/Helfand Social Innovation (BHSI)...


Aug 24, 2016, 09:43 ET Simba Information: Looking for Your Child's Textbook? Check Her Laptop, Not Her Backpack

 As school doors across the country begin opening for the 2016-2017 school year, teachers and students increasingly are picking up laptops,...


Aug 24, 2016, 09:34 ET Born2Global's Startup Dreamsquare Plans Launch of AI-based Mobile Platform for Recruiting Global Talent in October

K-ICT Born2Global Centre, a major Korean government agency under the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning (MSIP), announced on Aug. 24 that...


Aug 24, 2016, 09:26 ET College Students Shouldn't Feel Bad About Switching Majors

Deciding on a major at the start of school and never switching is not beneficial for students, according to a new report released today by...


Aug 24, 2016, 09:17 ET 90% of College Students Say Student Debt Will Influence Presidential Election Choice

 The issue of student debt promises to be a major factor in the 2016 presidential election, judging from a survey conducted by...


Aug 24, 2016, 09:06 ET Mindy Kaling's Brother Reveals How He Got into Medical School by Posing as Black

 After receiving national attention for his "racial farce," Vijay Jojo Chokal-Ingam, brother of Mindy Kaling of The Mindy Project, is...