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Jul 29, 2013, 13:00 ET
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Brenda Welburn Named 'Friend of Education' by National Association of State Boards of Education

 Brenda Lilienthal Welburn, the National Association of State Boards of Education's (NASBE) long-time executive director, is being honored...

Jul 29, 2013, 11:00 ET
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Michael Flanagan, Michigan State Superintendent & Board Chair, Receives National Honor

Michael Flanagan, superintendent of the Michigan Department of Education and chair of the state board of education, is being awarded the...

Jul 29, 2013, 09:00 ET
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Gov. James B. Hunt Named National Education Policy Leader of the Year

Gov. James B. Hunt, former governor of North Carolina and chairman of the James B. Hunt, Jr., Institute for Educational Leadership and...

Jul 16, 2013, 09:00 ET
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National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Establishes The Stephen P. Donatone Scholarship Fund

 The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) announced today that it has established a scholarship fund in the...

Jul 11, 2013, 09:30 ET
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National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Receives Donations From The Coca-Cola Company, Brinker International And Darden Restaurants

 The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) announced today it received $950,000 in donations from The Coca-Cola...

Jul 09, 2013, 10:00 ET
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National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Elects Michael Hickey As Treasurer Of The Board Of Trustees

 The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) announced today that it has elected Michael Hickey as treasurer of its...

Jun 27, 2013, 09:00 ET
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Kristen Amundson Named Next Executive Director Of NASBE By Board Of Directors

 The board of directors of the National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) is proud to announce Kristen Amundson as NASBE's next...

Jun 24, 2013, 09:13 ET

National Education Association Health Information Network and Nestle in the U.S. Expand Nutrition Education Partnership

 The National Education Association Health Information Network (NEA HIN) and Nestle in the United States are expanding their joint initiative...

Jun 19, 2013, 14:30 ET

Military Career Fair Connects San Diego-Area Veterans and Military Spouses with Apartment Industry Employers, Donates $25,000 to Military Charities

The apartment industry put out the call and San Diego-area veterans, transitioning military and military spouses answered it to meet with apartment...

Jun 12, 2013, 11:47 ET
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NASBE Awards Grants To Help States Examine And Improve School Discipline Policies And Practices

The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) awarded grants to three state boards of education to revise and implement new state...

Apr 22, 2013, 09:00 ET
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National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Announces Winners of Annual National ProStart Invitational

 The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) announced today the winners of its 12th annual National ProStart...

Apr 18, 2013, 09:00 ET
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National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Honors Winners of Restaurant Neighbor, Faces of Diversity Awards

 The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) honored its 2013 "Restaurant Neighbor" and "Faces of Diversity American...

Apr 10, 2013, 09:59 ET
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Celebrity Chef Maneet Chauhan Partners With National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation For Nationwide Book Tour

 Maneet Chauhan, James Beard award-winning celebrity chef and judge on Food Network's hit show Chopped, has partnered with the National...

Apr 01, 2013, 10:00 ET
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NASBE Initiative Delves into Deeper Learning

A rapidly changing world necessitates education adapt at an equally swift pace, as students need to be equipped with an ever-broadening knowledge...

Mar 18, 2013, 09:00 ET
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High School Students from 44 States Compete for $1.4 Million in Scholarships at the National ProStart Invitational

 The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) will host the 12th annual National ProStart Invitational in Baltimore, Md....

Mar 11, 2013, 14:30 ET

National Catholic Educational Association Names New President

 De La Salle Christian Brother Robert Bimonte has been named president of the National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA) effective July...

Mar 07, 2013, 09:30 ET
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NASBE Launches Next Generation Science Standards Policy Initiative

As states work to implement new math and English standards, policymakers from 26 lead state partners are participating in the development of the...

Mar 01, 2013, 14:50 ET

Celebrities Join Cat in the Hat, Read to Kids at New York Public Library

Actors Uma Thurman, Jake T. Austin to kick off 16th annual Read Across America Day  The National Education Association rolled out the...

Mar 01, 2013, 11:22 ET

NASDCTEc Launches 50-State Alignment Study of CTE Standards

 The National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium (NASDCTEc) is launching a large scale alignment study to...

Feb 27, 2013, 13:56 ET

Celebrities to Join Cat in the Hat, Read to Kids at New York Public Library

Actors Uma Thurman, Jake T. Austin to kick off NEA's Read Across America Day Lights! Camera! Read!  The National Education Association...