Newsletter | December 12, 2008

12.12.08 -- McGraw-Hill Higher Education Introduces Interactive Digital Learning Tool For Public Speaking Instruction
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NVIDIA Corporation, Nonprofit And Local Students Unite To Transform Bay Area High School Through Day of Service
Part of a company holiday tradition of giving back to the local community, NVIDIA Corporation and community partner HandsOn Bay Area will revitalize William Overfelt High School in East San Jose on December 13, 2008. NVIDIA expects volunteers to complete over 5,000 volunteer hours at the event, called Project Inspire...

Custom-Bilt Metals Roofs Deliver Energy Efficiency And Cost Savings To California Schools
Metal roofing from Custom-Bilt Metals covers and complements the best of American architecture, from single-family homes, to modern shopping malls and hotels, to decades-old landmarks and, today, to an institution of higher learning. Custom-Bilt Metals is pleased to announce its low-maintenance and energy-saving Titan® Cool Roof metal roofing is helping Southwest College, a Los Angeles area community college in the Westmont neighborhood of the Inglewood district, to significantly reduce its energy costs and contribute...

Pennsylvania Earns National Recognition For Efforts To Track Student Progress
A data collection system that will aid the educational progress of Pennsylvania's students has earned national recognition, Governor Edward G. Rendell and Education Secretary Gerald L. Zahorchak announced recently...

Acoustical Solutions, Inc. Is Excited To Offer Acousticlear Noise Barrier Wall Systems, By Quilite International
AcoustiClear is an innovative, 'clear' noise barrier wall system that is uniquely well suited for projects requiring a cost effective, visually appealing, industrial sound blocking wall system...

McGraw-Hill Higher Education Introduces Interactive Digital Learning Tool For Public Speaking Instruction
Public speaking is an essential skill for college students nationwide and it is developed through effective classroom instruction and guidance, followed by continuous practice and feedback...

Chester Community Charter School Provides Students With 1,400 XO Laptops
As part of their continuing mission to offer the finest education possible, Vahan and Danielle Gureghian are providing students in grades three through eight of Chester Community Charter School (CCCS) the educational advantage of their very own laptop. The Gureghians are making a gift to the school of 1,400 XO laptops from One Laptop per Child (OLPC), a nonprofit whose mission is to provide every child in the world access to a modern education...

Danville Public Schools In Indiana Choose Meru Networks To Provide High-Performance 802.11n Wireless Network Access
The Danville, Indiana, Community Schools have selected Meru Networks to provide a high-performance IEEE 802.11n wireless network for their students and staff. The new network, to be deployed beginning in early 2009, will enable students to participate in online class activities, conduct research, complete assignments and take assessments from anywhere in the building. Teachers will be able to use the network to create lesson plans, review electronic records and perform daily classroom management tasks...

Murad Helps Sponsor Teacher ‘Mini-Grant' Program For Local Schools
Murad, Inc.announced today that it has joined the El Segundo Chamber in offering a grant donation as part of the region's Teacher Mini-Grant Program. Designed to fund the purchase of special materials not allocated in school budgets, Murad'sdonation will help fund a teacher's request for important classroom resources. Past mini-grant funds have been used for supplies such as computer projectors, graphing calculators, books for classroom libraries, computer software, art supplies and physical education equipment...

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