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Dec 06, 2019, 08:37 ET The Institute for Habits of Mind and EdTech Animation Studio, Wonder Media, Give Away Complimentary Classroom Lessons to Educators to Address 56% Soar in Teen Suicide Rates

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Wonder Media announced a collaboration with The Institute for Habits of Mind to provide U.S. educators with the first complimentary downloads of instructional animations that address suicide prevention measures in early childhood classrooms. The move was inspired by a recent 56% uptick of teen suicides, which the Centers for Disease Control...

Dec 06, 2019, 08:34 ET The National Police Association Offers Reward for Information About the Person Who Followed a Chicago Police Officer from a Police Station and Fired Shots at Him

INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Police Association is announcing a $5,000 reward for information leading to the identification, arrest, and conviction of the individual...

Dec 05, 2019, 19:31 ET Generation Justice Wins Inaugural Peterson Prize at ALEC States & Nation Policy Summit

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Dec. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, joined by nearly 1,000 legislators, community leaders and White House officials at the ALEC States & Nation Policy Summit, the Gregor G....

Dec 05, 2019, 18:44 ET ATA Pleased by Appeals Court Victory in Its Challenge to RhodeWorks Tolls

ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the American Trucking Associations hailed a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit that held the trucking group's lawsuit over...

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Oct 22, 2019, 00:01 ET U.S. News & World Report Announces 2020 Best Global Universities Rankings

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in education rankings, today published the 2020 edition of the Best Global Universities rankings. In the most...

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