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Sep 22, 2005, 01:00 ET

NASBE Awarded Grant for Wallace Foundation's Education Leadership Initiative

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) has been awarded a grant from The...

Sep 02, 2005, 01:00 ET

Extending a Helping Hand - Catholic Leaders Will Collect Dollars from Children to Help Education in Hurricane-Stricken Region

WASHINGTON, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Catholic school children and students enrolled in religious education programs will be extending a helping...

Jul 22, 2005, 01:00 ET

New School Policy Guide to Help Manage Children's Asthma Issued

ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- A new policy guide recommending the development of school asthma programs to help students manage their...

Jul 20, 2005, 01:00 ET

President and Board of Directors Elected to Lead National Association of State Boards of Education

ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- W. Brad Bryant, a member of the Georgia state board of education, has been elected president of the...

Jun 02, 2005, 01:00 ET

Reading Proficiency Efforts in Rural Schools Give Insights for Improving Literacy Among All Students

ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Case studies of the reforms individual rural schools in Arizona and Mississippi are making to improve...

Apr 04, 2005, 01:00 ET

Experimental Preschool Reforms Show Encouraging Successes, Plans Underway to Expand to All 50 States

ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 4 /PRNewswire/ -- A pilot preschool initiative in six states designed to ensure that all children start school ready to...

Mar 11, 2005, 00:00 ET

Funding and No Child Left Behind Act Are Top National Issues for State Boards of Education, New Survey Shows

ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Providing greater flexibility within the No Child Left Behind Act should be Congress' highest priority...

Mar 10, 2005, 00:00 ET

The National Anthem Project Launches Today From Nation's Capital

WASHINGTON, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Anthem Project, a multi-year effort to re-teach Americans "The Star-Spangled Banner," launched...

Mar 10, 2005, 00:00 ET

Federal Priorities for State Boards of Education Announced at Legislative Meeting

ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of state boards of education are calling on Congress to increase spending on public schools,...

Mar 09, 2005, 00:00 ET

Great National Anthem Moments in Sports History

WASHINGTON, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Anthem Project, a multi- year effort to re-teach Americans "The Star-Spangled Banner," launches...

Mar 09, 2005, 00:00 ET

National Anthem Project Awarded $25,000 Action Grant From National Endowment For The Arts

WASHINGTON, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Anthem Project, a multi- year effort to re-teach Americans "The Star-Spangled Banner," received...

Feb 23, 2005, 00:00 ET

International Study of Life With Atopic Eczema (ISOLATE) Shows Patients and Caregivers Are Often Overwhelmed By Eczema Flare-Ups and Treatment Options

NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the results of a new multinational survey called the International Study of Life with Atopic...

Feb 09, 2005, 00:00 ET

NCEA Names New President

WASHINGTON, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Karen Ristau has been named president of the National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA) effective...

Jan 11, 2005, 00:00 ET

School Strategies to Combat Obesity Epidemic in Newest Issue of State Education Journal

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Skyrocketing obesity among young children and the ways in which schools can help address the epidemic,...

Dec 20, 2004, 00:00 ET

Give the Gift of Music Education on eBay

RESTON, Va., Dec. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association for Music Education (MENC) today announced a new eBay store dedicated to supporting...

Nov 17, 2004, 00:00 ET

Historic Opportunity to Close Achievement Gap if Public Will Can be Marshalled, Says National Education Group

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- American education has a historic opportunity to close the achievement gap and other systemic...

Oct 25, 2004, 01:00 ET

'Education On The Move' -- Initiative to Promote Eczema Awareness in Elementary Classrooms Across the Country

NEW YORK, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Eczema Association for Science and Education, or NEASE will launch "Education On The Move," a...

Oct 22, 2004, 01:00 ET

More Scrutiny of High School Athletics Needed to Ensure Academics a Priority, Say State Education Leaders

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The growing professionalization of high school sports, concerns about steroid use and other...

Oct 22, 2004, 01:00 ET

Andre Agassi Foundation Recognized with National Education Award by State Boards of Education

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Andre Agassi Foundation is being recognized with the national "Friend of Education" award by the...

Oct 21, 2004, 01:00 ET

Linnea Barney, Utah State Board Member, Receives National Education Award

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Linnea Barney, a member of the Utah State Board of Education, is being awarded the Distinguished Service...