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Mar 04, 2014, 10:32 ET
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Thousands Of Elite High School Students Vying For Nearly $1 Million In Coveted Culinary And Restaurant Management Scholarships

 Thousands of ProStart students from Alaska to Florida to Maine are sharpening their knives, presentation skills and business plans at state...

Feb 21, 2014, 15:01 ET
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National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Joins Business, Industry Groups To Advance Efforts To Close The "Skills Gap"

 The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) joined 20 other business organizations yesterday to share plans to ensure...

Feb 20, 2014, 15:05 ET
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Cat-a-Van Reading Tour Hits the Road to Get Kids Reading, Brushing

The Cat in the Hat is back, and he's revving up his engines to get kids excited about reading—and brushing their teeth! This year's...

Feb 19, 2014, 09:00 ET
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National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Recognizes Darden Restaurants' Commitment To Education And Professional Development

 The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) announced today it received a $250,000 donation from Darden Restaurants and...

Feb 12, 2014, 10:56 ET

NEA's Read Across America Grants to Boost Local Reading Initiatives

 There's only one event that will get teachers, principals, school employees—even elected officials—to dye their hair blue, cook up...

Feb 05, 2014, 09:30 ET
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National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Launches Project Taste Test

 The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) today launched a new initiative – Project Taste Test – Servin'...

Jan 31, 2014, 12:42 ET
Renaissance Dental CEO Rob Mulligan, flanked by NEA President Dennis Van Roekel and actor Jake T. Austin, joins hundreds of elementary school children and the Cat In the Hat to celebrate NEA's annual Read Across America Day at New York Public Library. Renaissance Dental is teaming up with NEA's Read Across America for a second year to encourage children to develop good oral health and literacy habits.  (PRNewsFoto/National Education Association)

Renaissance Dental Teams up with NEA's Read Across America to Encourage Children to Pick up a Book and a Toothbrush

Partnership connects importance of children's oral health and literacy The Seuss-tastic secret behind the National Education Association's...

Dec 02, 2013, 09:00 ET
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National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Recognizes Sodexo, Inc. For A Decade Of Generous Support

 The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) announced today it received a $100,000 contribution from Sodexo, Inc. in...

Nov 21, 2013, 09:00 ET

National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Announces Expansion Of ProStart Program To Pennsylvania

 The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) announced today that Pennsylvania is the 48th state to join ProStart, a...

Oct 23, 2013, 08:30 ET

The State Of Career Technical Education: Benchmarking States' CTE Standards

SILVER SPRING, Md., Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – A new report from the National Association of State Directors of Career Technical...

Sep 23, 2013, 09:00 ET
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Latest Issue of NASBE's State Education Standard Looks at Social Inclusion and Its Importance

Partnership with Special Olympics Examines Need for Expanded Opportunities in Classrooms and on Playing Fields Much has changed in the 37...

Sep 16, 2013, 09:00 ET
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Call For Nominations Opens For National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Awards

 The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) announced today it has begun accepting nominations for its 2014...

Aug 19, 2013, 09:00 ET
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National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Appoints Steven Kramer As Vice President Of Communications

The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) announced today that Steven Kramer has joined the Foundation as vice president...

Aug 07, 2013, 15:26 ET
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President-Elect and Directors Selected for National Association of State Boards of Education

Mary Lord, a member of the District of Columbia State Board of Education, was voted president-elect of the National Association of State Boards of...

Aug 06, 2013, 12:48 ET
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NASBE Continues Assistance to State Policymakers on Common Core

Even as most states work hard to implement the Common Core State Standards in math and English language arts, much remains to be done in the way...

Aug 02, 2013, 12:09 ET
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National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation and Golden Corral Honor 10th Annual James H. Maynard Excellence in Education Award Winners

 The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) and Golden Corral recently awarded the James H. Maynard Excellence in...

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...