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Apr 29, 2014, 08:35 ET

National Leader on Autism Joins Rethink Leadership Team

 Rethink, an education technology company that puts cutting-edge tools to support students with special needs in the hands of educators and...

Apr 24, 2014, 10:00 ET
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Rethink Robotics Unveils SDK 1.0 for the Baxter Research Robot

 Rethink Robotics today announced a major software upgrade for the most widely used robotics research platform to span both academic and...

Apr 24, 2014, 10:00 ET
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Rethink Robotics Launches Intera 2.1 for Manufacturing Innovation

 Rethink Robotics today introduced Intera 2.1, the latest advance in the company's newly branded software platform that powers the Baxter robot...

Apr 23, 2014, 08:35 ET
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Rethink Announces Addition of Student Activity Center, Making Their Model the First Comprehensive Special Education Solution

 Rethink is pleased to announce the launch of its Student Activity Center, a newly developed interface for children featuring computer-based...

Apr 22, 2014, 10:00 ET

Jewel Asks Americans "Why Housing Matters" to Inspire a New Song and Raise Awareness for the Benefits of Public Housing

 Public housing provides homes and services for approximately 2.2 million people in the U.S.; however, the need is much greater than that....

Apr 15, 2014, 10:41 ET
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Rethink Robotics Expands Executive Team

 In a move that raises the bar once again in the market for collaborative robotics, Rethink Robotics has tapped two software industry veterans...

Jul 15, 2013, 11:30 ET
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Ed Tech company BrightBytes raises a $2.5M investment from Rethink Education Venture Fund

BrightBytes Inc. has announced $2.5 million in Series A funding by Rethink Education, a New York-based venture capital fund that invests...

Jun 24, 2013, 11:19 ET

Rethink Sponsors Free Summer Seminar to Support Professional Educators in Helping Students with Disabilities Succeed

This summer, the most trusted source for inclusive education, Rethink, announced they will be on the road with a new series of free workshops for...

May 29, 2013, 08:35 ET
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Educational Technology Experts Rethink Announces Upcoming 'Expert Access' Webinar with Dr. Patricia Wright from Easter Seals on Inclusive Practices in Public Schools

 Following the release of its new inclusion curriculum last month, Rethink – an educational technology company headquartered in New York...

May 01, 2013, 11:35 ET
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Rethink Education announces strategic partnership with nonprofit NewSchools Ventures Fund and appropriates portion of profits to the philanthropy

 Education technology venture capital fund Rethink Education has entered into a strategic partnership with nonprofit NewSchools Venture Fund,...

Apr 24, 2013, 08:40 ET

New Rethink Autism Inclusion Content Expands Lessons to Support All Special Education Students in the Least Restrictive Environment (LRE)

 Rethink today announced the release of its new inclusion content, consisting of an additional 300 video-based lessons to its research-based...

Nov 19, 2012, 08:30 ET

Rethink Training Business Solutions - The "Game Changer" Tackling Employee Turnover and New Hire Productivity Drag

Rethink Training is an online learning system enabling businesses to quickly and efficiently train new and existing employees via their cloud-based...

Aug 30, 2012, 13:05 ET

Volunteers across Missouri will participate in a statewide weekend of service

Volunteers will cover the area to join hands and hearts, to be involved in mission projects in their communities during SERVE2012, a statewide...

Jun 04, 2012, 11:39 ET

New Study Results Bring Hope to Patients with Metastatic HER2-positive Breast Cancer

Breakthrough Study Led by Rethink Breast Cancer Board Member TORONTO, June 4, 2012 /CNW/ - Today Rethink Breast Cancer (Rethink) celebrates new...

May 11, 2012, 08:05 ET

Rethink Autism Wins Prestigious 2012 CODiE™ Award for Best Instructional Solution for Special Needs Students for Second Year in a Row

 Rethink Autism, the first and only autism curriculum aligned with the Common Core State Standards, is an honored recipient of the 2012 SIIA...

Mar 12, 2012, 14:08 ET

New Study Validates Wood as a Progressive and Innovative Material For Use in Tall-Building Construction

The Case for Tall Wood Buildings report released this week validates the use of mass timber products as a viable structural building material...

Feb 28, 2012, 15:02 ET

Campaign Launched to Protect The Lorax

 Rethinking the Automobile, a project of OpenPlans, announced a campaign today to protect the spirit and message of Dr. Seuss'...

Oct 27, 2011, 07:50 ET

Department of Defense Selects Rethink Autism Educational Platform for Military Base Schools Worldwide

Following a competitive bidding process earlier this year, the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) has awarded educational technology...

Sep 19, 2011, 08:05 ET

Rethink Autism Wins Education, Health and Business Awards Throughout 2011

Distinguishing themselves as the leaders in the field of web-based autism treatment, Rethink Autism has been honored in 2011 by a wide range of...

Aug 01, 2011, 08:20 ET

Key Components of an Effective School-Based Autism Program

Considering the alarming growth in the prevalence of autism (estimates as high as 1 in 91 (1)) as well as the challenging financial climate, in...