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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...

Oct 21, 2004, 01:00 ET

Paul Morris, West Virginia State Board Member, Receives National Education Award

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Paul Morris, a member of the West Virginia Board of Education, is being awarded the Distinguished Service...

Oct 21, 2004, 01:00 ET

Adelaide Sanford, New York State Regent, Receives National Education Award

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Adelaide Sanford, Vice Chancellor of the New York State Regents, is being awarded the Distinguished...

Oct 04, 2004, 01:00 ET

Catholic Educators Give Washington Cardinal Top National Honor

WASHINGTON, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by the National Catholic Educational Association: WHO: Cardinal...

Oct 01, 2004, 01:00 ET

Washington's Cardinal Theodore McCarrick Will Receive Top Award

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardinal Theodore McCarrick of the Archdiocese of Washington will receive the 2004 Elizabeth Ann Seton award...

Jul 21, 2004, 01:00 ET

Rural Schools Get Help Complying With No Child Left Behind Act From Association of State Boards of Education

ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- A comprehensive compliance manual specially designed to help rural and small schools comply with the...

May 14, 2004, 01:00 ET

Statement by Brenda Welburn on 50th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education

ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Brenda Welbrun, Executive Director of the National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE), made...

Mar 18, 2004, 00:00 ET

State Education Officials Tell National Leaders- 'States Need Full Funding for Special Education and More Flexibility in No Child Left Behind Reforms'

WASHINGTON, March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of state boards of education called on Congress to provide full funding for special education and...

Mar 10, 2004, 00:00 ET

Study Finds Reforming the Student Loan Consolidation Program Will Make More Financial Aid Available to Future College Students

WASHINGTON, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Federal consolidation student loans will cost taxpayers at least $14 billion in interest rate subsidies on...

Mar 09, 2004, 00:00 ET

Study Shows Americans Don't Know the National Anthem As Well as They Think

WASHINGTON, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly two out of three Americans (61 percent) don't know all of the words to our National Anthem, the Star-...

Sep 19, 2003, 01:00 ET

Safety Tips for Using Propane Tanks, Appliances and Products Following Storm Damage or Flooding

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Following key safety tips for propane products, appliances and tanks could help alleviate potential risks...

Jun 03, 2003, 01:00 ET

Leading AIDS Organization Applauds New Educational Initiative to Help People with HIV

NEWARK, N.J., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association of AIDS Education & Training Centers (NAAETC) applauds today's launch of...

May 09, 2003, 01:00 ET

GAO Study Affirms NASBE Estimates On State Testing Costs In No Child Left Behind Act

ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, a Government Accounting Office (GAO) study affirmed the National Association of State Boards of...

Apr 29, 2003, 01:00 ET

Parents Believe Physical Activity Key to Preventing Childhood Obesity

WASHINGTON, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Amid growing concerns about escalating childhood obesity rates and the rise of Type II diabetes, many...

Mar 13, 2003, 00:00 ET

State Education Officials Tell National Leaders - 'End Special Education's Unfunded Mandate and Adequately Support No Child Left Behind's Reforms'

WASHINGTON, March 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of state boards of education met with legislators on Capitol Hill today to express their views on...